Class theme/topics discussed:
Project2: A Romantic story at Pomona
How did you pick this theme or topic?
Last week, students learn the topic of romance. This week, they can finish their own romantic story and output new expressions they learnt.
How did you present the material? (handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)
Group work, student presentations
How did students react?
They like photo taking. It’s a little bit difficult for them to make a story within 20 minutes; however, it’s also a good way to make them have a great conversation
Did they engage with each other and you?
Yes. They engaged with each other and me pretty well and asked me questions before photo taking.
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?
It gives students lots of freedom to use the language they learned and also provide a good chance for them to integrate new and old knowledge together to finish the project.
Video Show:20 MIN
Two video of young people love romance in China
Opening discussion: What do you think about the two videos?
Which is your favorite one and why?
What is the greatest difference of love and romance between young Chinese people and young American people according to the videos you watched?
What is the most interesting part for you in the two videos?
Photo taking: 20 MIN
Prepare for making photo gallery: 20 MIN
-Choosing music, editing photos, adding descriptions