Even simple social tasks like inviting a person out to a restaurant can cause embarrassment and stress. This lesson includes discussions of why such situations are difficult, as well as plenty of practice.
Discussion wheels are a good way of giving students time to think and formulate opinions before they do discussion work. They work particularly well with areas of discussion which can have ranges of agreement or disagreement.
In this lesson, students will develop their vocabulary to talk about the news. They will also be given the opportunity to discuss the news with their classmates and retell a newsworthy story that is important to them.