Can you believe that we're almost half way through our course? I hope you're making progress with your English communication skills.
After speed discussion, you received the guidelines for your group presentations that you'll present near the end of June. We also learned about the different parts of a presentation and expressions for each part.
All of our presentation materials and today's slide presentation are in the Presentation section of the website. Also, you can find the Presentation Outline template in that section.
Before our discussions, we had a short activity on how to show interest during a discussion. We need to show interest to let the speaker know that we are listening to him/her. You can use these expressions:
For next week's discussions, remember these points:
1. Blog Post #7
2. Discussion Preparation
3. Read Graded Reader (15 pages)
4. Journal Topic #6: a Japanese social issue
5. Presentation outline
Blog Question #7:
We have finished our first round of discussions. You have received a lot of feedback in our lessons and on your worksheets.
Which three points do you think you have to focus on to improve your next discussion?