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Sharifian - Ten Conversation Lessons with Stories, Vocabulary Practice, Questions and Activities

Sharifian - Ten Conversation Lessons with Stories, Vocabulary Practice, Questions and Activities
The Internet TESL Journal Farzad Sharifianf.sharifian [at] cowan.edu.auEdith Cowan University (Western Australia) Suggestions for Using the Lessons The Story Depending on the main objective(s) of the course, the teacher may choose to read the story aloud asking the students not to look at it or ask the students to read the story to themselves silently and as quickly as possible. Vocabulary Practice The teacher may ask the students to answer the vocabulary questions as soon as they are through with the story. Questions for Discussion The questions posed under this section are meant to stimulate spontaneous speech and class discussion. Activities Here the teacher may ask students to pair up and tell each other the story in their own words and he himself may act as a co-communicator or a counselor. Miscellany A variety of statements such as proverbs and quotes can be found under this section. Lesson 1 - A Soldier's Lie Mark the best choice.' Why did the soldier tell the officer a lie? A Saying

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