vocabulary list101309Class theme/topics discussed:
A brave girl, a romantic girl or a crazy girl? She is going to kiss one hundred men in Paris!
How did you pick this theme or topic?
It’s a hot topic among young Chinese people that a girl from Taiwan is going to kiss one hundred men in Paris and writing a book about it. This topic can be expanded including emotions, politics, family, personalities, etc. Meanwhile, it’s also a good topic for students to learn how young people, especially college students’ opinion towards this.
How did you present the material? (handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)
How did students react?
They like the topic and we had a great conversation.
Did they engage with each other and you?
Yes. They engaged with each other and me pretty well
What materials or media did you use? (articles, satellite tv, digital projector, etc.)
Please attach a copy.
Would you recommend this activity for a future class?
Why or why not?
Some students already know something about it so they told other classmates about this using target language. It’s an interesting yet unfamiliar topic for them. So they also learn lots of new words except making conversation.