Friday, August 21, 2015

Day 2- Message Units Part 1

Class Today:
  • Attendance
    • Are you in the right class?
    • Are you registered?
  • Warm-Up
    • Interview each other. Then introduce each other to the class. 
      • Questions:
        • What is your full name?
        • What is your preferred name?
        • Where is your hometown?
        • If you could be doing anything right now, what would it be? 
          • (not sleeping or studying!)
    • Teacher and Culture Discussion
  • What are Message Units/Thought Groups?
    • Explanation
    • Look at this handout
      • First listen to me read them. 
      • Then repeat after me.  
      • Listen again and note when I pause. 
    • Now practice in pairs with this handout
1. Read pgs. 12-13 in Communicate.
2. Make a shared box folder called your netid ESL 506. 

Next Class: Continue Message Units, Body Language, Syllabus Terminology

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