That’s Conversation! Conformity offers stimulating activities suitable for conversation classes with adult learners at B1/B2/C1 levels. The focus is on topics such as identity, diversity, social norms, stereotypes and groups. The worksheet helps students learn vocabulary related to different types of identity, while also practicing using passive reporting verbs and talking about similarities. The tasks are designed to be thought-provoking, inspiring, and meaningful, encouraging students to express themselves and learn new language in an enjoyable and stimulating way. The MiniEbook is available in digital format for online classes or can be printed for use in traditional classroom settings.
• Eleven tasks to get your B1/B2/C1 students talking about identity, diversity, social norms, and stereotypes
• Vocabulary related to identity types and social groups
• Language to talk about similarities: both…,neither… nor…
• Passive reporting verbs for hearsay reporting
• Suggestions for further or prior reading (articles) and listening (videos) with direct links
• Topics for students’ own research, projects or homework.
Is this MiniEbook for you?
That’s Conversation! Conformity is for you if …
• You have difficulty finding conversation resources that are interesting for your adult learners.
• Your students need language to discuss the topics of identity, diversity and social groups.
• You want to teach vocabulary related to identity at B1/B2/C1 level.
• You seek to revise the use of both and Neither … nor …
• You wish to introduce passive reporting verbs and hearsay reporting (He is said to be …)
• You need a thorough and organised resource to plan engaging and effective conversation classes.
How to use That’s Conversation! Conformity?
• Download the MiniEbook and use it in digital format for online classes or print it for in-person sessions.
• You may introduce the lesson by showing your students one of the suggested videos or asking them to read one of the suggested articles before class.
• Check out Teacher’s Notes (Page 10) for suggested videos, articles and students’ own reasearch, as well as answers to some of the questions.
• When there is no solution to a task in Teacher’s Notes, it means that your students’ own ideas and viewpoints are be the best response.
• Maximise student talking time by giving your students time to process information, asking them to justify their reasoning, and prompting them with supplementary questions.
Warning: Some parts of the MiniEbook might be considered controversial or sensitive, so it’s a good idea to review it before using in class. That way, you can make sure it’s a good fit for your students.