Language and Section: Chinese Class—Advanced Conversation (13)

Date: Sep. 13th, 2012

Class theme/topics discussed:
Marriage in China and in America

Goal of the class:
To let students learn Chinese people’s opinion on marriage and to let students to talk about his personal opinion on marriage

Structure of the class :
1 Watch the video < No car No house No girlfriend > (5 minutes)
2 Talk about your opinion about this video (10 minutes)
3 When will you get married?
What are your standards for your wife or husband?
What do you need to prepare for your wedding?
What is your opinion about things listed below?
Puppy love
Gold digger
One night stand
Cheat on marriage
Sex before marriage (40 minutes).
4 Watch another video (5minutes)

What technology, media or props did you use? (satellite tv, internet resources, playmobiles, etc.)
Internet resouces

What worked well in this class? What did not work?
The topic is very interesting to students. They love it. And their levels are good enough to talk about their opinions.

How could this class be improved/ modified?
Some topics are so private. Next time maybe make up stories then ask students to solve the problems.
Please attach your lesson plan and handouts for this class below – if you used any.