Discuss the Debate!
Who won? Is there a winner? Some have said that the American People lost.
What are the Candidates discussing?
Are the two sides here representative of American ideals?
How does this compare with elections in *insert country here*?
Are the political stances in *insert country here* similar or different?
Do you like politics? Why or why not? Do you agree or disagree with the candidates?
Race, Class, Sex, and Economics were all brought up in the debate. Discuss impressions and thoughts provoked by this debate.
A Discussion of Dance
What are your first thoughts while/after watching this? What does dance represent here?
Is dance important in your culture? Please explain how, maybe show.
If not dance, then what is a strong cultural identifier for you? What does it represent?
Some Idioms to Discuss!
The ball is in your court.
Bite off more than you can chew.
Hit the nail on the head.
We will open sign-ups Monday morning at 7:30 am, before classes begin. Please adjust your schedule so you are able to make this time. Volunteer Bios will be updated and put up on the website tonight, under Student Sign-Up.
If you are interested in participating in the ESOL Conversation Program please follow the links below to register. I look forward to seeing everyone soon!
Volunteer Registration: Volunteer Registration
Student Registration: Student Registration
Curious what the ESOL Conversation Program is?
The UMD ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Conversation Program is a student centered community that specifically aims to bring students and community members from diverse cultures together through authentic language learning/teaching, cultural exchange, social activities, and a passion for minorities.
More info available under ESOL Program Information, as well as the Volunteer and Student pages.
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