Having completed the news reviews task,a self selecting group of students are invited to an online round table discussion on subjects of their choice.
They should vote for the subjects that will be discussed and prepare suitable vocabulary and discussion to make their points. The round table recording will be shared with other students for peer review and feedback.
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|Online communication skills|
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Development of students understanding of the role of different contexts
Suggested Communication Tools:
Real time conferencing
Prior to the discussions, an ice breaker session is run to help encourage participation in the main session. Students should also prepare language for expressing opinions and justifying them.
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