A short video for students to explore dialogs where asking for help and offering helpSugerencia de uso
1. Use the beam projector to show the video.
2. Ask students to pay close attention to the different expressions used in these dialogs to ask for and offer help.
3. Play the first part of the video which is ‘asking for help’ and invite students to read the dialogs. Students will see the animation but there’s no sound.
4. Ask students comprehension questions such as, “Who needs to borrow a book? Why? Is Rama, the boy, happy to lend Ning his book?
5. Play the second part of the video which is about ‘offering help’ and set up the context, now these people are at their workplace and one of the guys needs help from the other.
6. Ask students questions such as, “ Who forgot his wallet? What can Nata do for Adetian? You can take the opportunity to comment on the names of the characters of the dialogs. Where do you think they are from?
7. Ask students to remember the expressions used in the dialogs (Can I borrow…? / Can I help you…? And analyze the contexts.
8. Invite students to practice the questions by substituting the dialogs. You can play the video and pause it right where the first part of the dialog takes place. Then, discuss the expressions the people who helped used.
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