I was a little surprised that six students were missing from today's lesson. Please remember that attendance and participation are part of your grade. The more classes you miss, the lower your grade.
Once again, good work with your discussions in today's class. There's ben a big improvement in the explanation of your summaries and participation in your discussions. In today's class, you got feedback on these discussion strategies:
1. Follow-up Questions
When someone makes a comment, you should ask follow-up questions. These questions ask for more information about the speaker's comment. For example:
A: I went to Cebu for the Golden Week vacation.
B: Sounds great. What did you do there?
Between the different sections of your discussion, you should use "transitional sentences" to connect these sections smoothly. You can use this expressions:
a. Let's move onto my...
1. Discussion Preparation
2. Blog Post #6
Blog Question #6:
Do you think you have enough speaking time in our lessons? Why or why not?