What another busy class! I can't believe we're already half way through May!
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. Showing Interest
When you are listening, you need to show the speaker that you are paying attention. To show interest, you can use these expressions:
c. I see.
2. Encourage Comments
In your discussions, you need to encourage your group members to ask questions about and/or give comments on the opinion's of other group members. You can use these expressions to increase participation:
a. Do you have anything to add to (Natsumi)'s opinion?
b. Any questions for (Natsumi)?
1. Discussion Preparation
2. Blog Post #5
Blog Question #5:
What is your pet peeve?