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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: A new teacher's problem

    How about this? http://www.bbc.co.uk/proms/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Thanks. Is it an important musical festival?

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    Default Re: A new teacher's problem

    The first thing must be to ask them why they are taking the course, and what they want to learn.

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    It's a very popular festival that's been going for a long time, and is typically British in a traditional way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluefields View Post
    The first thing must be to ask them why they are taking the course, and what they want to learn.
    Thanks for the advice. The problem is that most Chinese students are shy, as students in most Asian countries. They seldom raise questions in class.

    As far as I know, their jobs require communication with English speakers. That's why they registered.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    It's a very popular festival that's been going for a long time, and is typically British in a traditional way.
    Thank you, Richard. I've never heard of it before. I'll mention it in the class this Sunday:)

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