BC - aSIB 21.11.13 (1)
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice, as well as cultural understanding of the English etiquette
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice regarding what is considered good manners in an English context.
Procedure (70 minutes)
Ask students to each think of, and present 1 tip they would provide a visitor to Sudan. Write them up.
Ask for predictions of what they think English protocol may dictate. PW - 2 things they expect to be told
Discuss map and economy of the UK. ELICIT!!!!! predictions, keep the class talking, don't just spoon feed -
Discuss the list of PW predictions of expectations in an English society, then go through 3 pages of protocol. Compare answers.
Ask class about global meeting protocols, and how England and Sudan differ. Discuss basic handshakes and introductions
Group discussion on students perceptions of life in Britain Elicit answers from questions: What do you think is the biggest difference between life in Britain and life in Sudan? What are the things that you would like to incorporate in your own life? What do you think is silly? What is the one thing that you would tell a fellow colleague about going to England