Pronunciation Master 17:00~17:50 (5 students); Free Talking 18:00~18:50 (6 students); Free Talking 19:00~19:50 (7 students)
Tonight in Pronunciation class we used a card game called AGO Phonics to do a warming-up drill. The students read 3 words printed on a card, such as “tree; truck; trumpet”, and then they read just the digraph or blend on the card. In this case /tr/.
In Free Talking tonight we first talked about interesting, funny, or disappointing news stories. Some links to articles we discussed:
We also talked about celebrities and other well known people who have some “X factor” about them that makes them very likeable, or respected. Usually not just good looks!
Thank you everyone for coming tonight, enjoy your Sunday!
Tonight in Pronunciation class we used a card game called AGO Phonics to identify difficult to pronounce digraphs.
In Free Talking tonight we had a return to Monopoly, with a large group split in two, and some very clever deal makers for our monthly game night.
Free Talking 16:30~17:20 (4 students); Free Talking 17:30~18:20 (5 students)
Before we kicked-off this year’s Halloween party, in Free Talking tonight we discussed:
Things we find “daunting”, obligations in Japanese culture, and the difference between “a nosy Parker” and a “peeping Tom”.
Pronunciation Master 17:00~17:50 (3 students); Free Talking 18:00~18:50 (3 students); Free Talking 19:00~19:50 (6 students)
Tonight in Pronunciation class we practiced a variety of digraphs and also tried to complete a crossword. The students needed to “exercise their mouth muscles” to strengthen their L and R pronunciation
In Free Talking tonight, we discussed foods and products which originated in one country, but due to another place popularising them, became assossiated with that place instead. For example, Kiwifruit is famously “from New Zealand” but originated in China.
Pronunciation Master 17:00~17:50 (3 students); Free Talking 18:00~18:50 (4 students); Free Talking 19:00~19:50 (4 students)
Tonight in Pronunciation class we played pronunciation しりとり and practiced our [l].