Here you will find the segments, the lesson plans, and varied topics to foster conversation.
You may use the activities for a full two-hour class or they can be used separately to brainstorm or wrap up the topic, focusing on conversation, vocabulary and listening comprehension.
This is a really funny movie with lots of cultural capsules to explore. Take turns asking each other the following questions: 6.
I used this one to talk about interracial marriages. What are some of the adversities couples may face when they choose to marry someone from a different race?
) EATING HABITS (Food and drink does not only consists of what is going to be consumed, it also takes into account how the meal is prepared, what time the meal is served, where the meal is eaten, and how it is eaten. What were the couple's expectation for the relationship between each other's families?
) SEX (contraception, menstruation, masturbation, number and importance of children, virginity and chastity, family honor, machismo and femininity, hygiene, premarital relations, marital fidelity, sexual practices, homosexuality, incest, dating, dancing, romance, holding hands, using cosmetics, and the way an individual dresses) GENDER ROLES (each individual holds different beliefs about how the other person should behave) FRIENDS (difficulties in finding friends can arise because our society is not completely tolerant of interracial marriages, our society would rather keep each race to them selves.
And she actually turned around a bit, she said “You should actually get married in Holland. So the only thing I don’t like is, when my friends’ guy frinds, they think they can joke with me about girls. yeah, I don’t mind to talk, and to make stupid sexist jokes about girls. You know, I see Tom Cruise in a uniform, or Brad Pitt, and it gets my heart beating. Or you know, I see a six pack in GQ, and I’ll think ‘Hey. So when the time comes, I think in Asia, people will no longer feel like they need to announce that they’re gay. Portraits by Marc Ressang at the Jade on 36 bar in Pudong Shangri-La.