Class theme/topics discussed:
Cultural differences 1:
-Check the national flags and its Japanese name
-Read about dialogues of cultural differences written by 5C Language Residents
-translate it into Japanese
-general discussion (based on questions and answers)
How did you pick this theme or topic?
I have an international student from Korea and one student already been to Japan to study Japanese. I wanted them to talk their experience.
How did you present the material? (handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)
handouts, general discussion
How did students react?
Though LRs’ dialogue was a little bit difficult for students, they seemed to enjoy talking about their experiences.
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 topic was very nice activity for students, but I should have thought about students’ level.