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       Japan        Strategies


           Opinions - Expressing and sharing your ideas is important way to learn more and challenge
           yourself. Checking - If you don’t understand, or cannot find the correct word during
           conversation – you can ask your group or partner to explain or help.



                 Asking for Opinions (AO)                  Giving Opinions (GO)              Test your strategies!

                    What do you think?                        In my opinion…
                   What’s your opinion?                Personally speaking, I think…
                                                                                             Touch below to play!
                Checking - When listening               Checking - When speaking
                                                                                                   Students
                  Sorry, I don’t understand                 Do you understand?
                      Can you explain?                How do you say (…) in English?               Teacher


            Practice time! Use the 3 questions below and focus on using the target language above.
            Check how many times you can correctly use the strategies.


            1. Which is better, Twitter or Facebook?
            2. Which is more fun, Instagram or YouTube?
            3. Is social media privacy important?



        Steps    Preparation

           With your partner, think of the good and bad points of social media, brainstorm as many ideas

           as possible. Then exchange these ideas with another group.

                         Good/ Positive Points                                 Bad/ Negative Points

















                 Conversation



           Talk about the following topics for 8 minutes per group. Make sure you use all the phrases
           above to Ask and Give your Opinions. Don’t forget to Check if you don’t understand.


           1. What social media platforms do you use?
           2. What are the good points about social media?
           3. What are the bad points about social media?

      8    4. Should schools use social media in classes?
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