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A Salad Bowl
Here's a Speaking Activity that worked for me. I teach a Beginning Adult Hogwon class 4 days a week at a University in Korea. I taught them about immigrants in the US and Canada and "the Salad Bowl" analogy. They learned that everyone has their differences as well as similarities and how to communicate that. You may want to practice this skill first (Kris is younger than Kristine...Mary's hair is more blonde than Lin's...They are the same age...They are both doctors...Ben is as tall as Tom...) Cut out pictures of people from magazines, glue them on a sheet of white paper. Save room at the bottom where you can write information such as their name, age, job, place of residence, and any other information you want to add. Give each student one of those sheets and have them talk about the differences and the similarities between them.
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