We had a busier lesson than usual, especially since we started our presentation preparation today.
Asking for and Giving Examples:
Before our discussions, we had a short activity on how to ask for and give examples. It's important to give detailed information when you give an opinion, so you can give examples to support it.
To ask for examples, you can use these questions:
For next week's discussions, remember these points:
1. Discussion Preparation
2. Blog Post #7
3. Choose presentation topic
Before the end of our lesson, we through our presentation guidelines. For your presentation, your group has to choose a Japanese social problem and give two solutions for it. Examples of social problems include:
Blog Question #7:
Choose two sentences from today's Asking for and Giving Examples Practice worksheet and make two conversations. For each conversation, ask for and give examples. (If you don't have the worksheet, you can find the file at the end of today's summary.)
A: Many Japanese have small dogs as pets.
B: Can you give me an example?
A: Well, for instance, terriers and chihuahuas.
A: There are many famous dogs.
B: Can you expand on that?
A: In the U.S., there's Rin-Tin-Tin, Benji and Lassie.