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November 28th lesson

Dear students,
Today you will present about globalization. Remember to research, think critically, and to communicate with your eyes. As usual, you should speak for at least three minutes.
Kind regards,
Chris Elvin

November 21st lesson

Dear students,
Today you will finish your second presentation on human rights. There were some good talks last week, and nearly everybody was able to improve their score from the previous occasion. Mostly, the research was good and the slides professional. What could improve, however, would be eye contact and critical thinking. If you look at the audience, they will take more notice in your presentation, and it is more interesting to hear what your opinion is rather than just having to listen to facts, so please think about that.

After the presentations are finished, you will talk about globalization in randomized groups (I hope that this will make some of you more responsible - sometimes friends are not the ideal partners!)

Please download the prints below and bring them to class.
Globalization 1
Globalization 2

You may find these prints a little difficult, so don't worry if that is the case. Before class try to think about what you might want to research about, think critically ab…

November 14th lesson

Dear students,
Today you will deliver your second presentation, human rights. You should speak for at least three minutes per person and communicate with the audience using your eyes. Remember to research well, and think critically. Your slides should be clear and error free. The introduction is imortant, so please be clear about what your presentation is about.
Kind regards,
Chris Elvin

October 31st lesson

Dear students,
Today you will prepare for your second presentation, human rights, on October 31st.
Kind regards,
Chris Elvin

October 24th lesson

Dear students,
Today you will finish presenting about fashion and design and start your next topic, human rights. Please download and bring the worksheet below to class.

United Nations Declaration of Human Rights

If you would like to study case studies relating to these articles, you may read some examples on the BBC website

BBC case studies

Kind regards,
Chris Elvin

Read feedback from your fellow classmates here

Dear students,
You may read feedback from your classmates by clicking on the link below. (You should use the link below - rather than by requesting access to me directly, thank you).

Read feedback from classmates

Kind regards,
Chris Elvin

Send feedback to your classmates here

Dear students,
Please write feedback to your classmates using the form below. You should remember to address the student by name in your feedback (for example; dear Hanako...). You may write in English or Japanese. Any constructive comments should be appreciated.

Write Feedback Here

Kind regards,
Chris Elvin