Class theme/topics discussed:
Improvisational (Extemporal) Speech (Topic: About the Fall Break)
-make a question and put it in the box.
-decide a speech order.
-Speaker draws a topic from the box
-Speaker thinks what he/she wants to say quickly (1-3min) and talks in front of audience
-Question and answer session
How did you pick this theme or topic?
I want students to share their experience during the fall break. Through extemporal speech, I thought students were able to improve their Japanese ability.
How did you present the material? (handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)
How did students react?
They seem to enjoy this activity.
Did they engage with each other and you?
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
This activity generate that all students have a chance to talk a lot through speech and question and answer session.