Friday, April 1, 2011

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Listening/Speaking Quiz - Asking Questions

My students struggle with asking basic questions. They've been studying English since they were kids, but somehow have developed some fossilization here. After a listening quiz on Voluntourism (NPR: "In S. Africa's Orphanages, Is Doing Good Really Bad?"), I gave them the following speaking prompt:

Imagine that you have the opportunity to interview Krystal Swen, an American volunteer in South Africa. Ask her 5 questions about her experience working in the orphanage.

We recorded the quiz on Voxopop. See screenshot below.

Listen to one of my students: