After a quick greeting, use the following questions as a guideline to form an interesting conversation with your tutor. Feel free to diverge from these suggestions if anything interesting comes up.
- Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? All students should be required to study art and music in secondary school. Use specific reasons to support your answer.
- What was your favorite subject in school or learning environment?
- What benefits are there in studying music and art in secondary school?
- What drawbacks may come with studying art and music in secondary school?
Skip this section if you have 15 minute plan. Read the word/expression and definition out loud, and your tutor will go over anything you do not understand. Practice creating a sentence or two to make sure you know how to use the word/expression properly.
|creativity||(n) the use of the imagination to create a work
Creativity is especially important in the fields of art and music.
|design||(n) plan or drawing produced to show the look and function of something
The design of the building was large and innovative.
|innovative||(adj) featuring new methods, creative in thinking
To solve the problem, they needed to be innovative and think of something new.
|harmonious||(adj) forming a pleasing and consistent whole
After days of practice, the band finally played a harmonious song.
|create||(v) bring something into existence
Their assignment was to create something based on their personality.
|initiate||(v) to start, begin something
She wanted to initiate a new arts program at the school
|brighten up||(expression) improve, make better
The painting she created brightened up her mom’s day.
|color in||(expression) fill an area in with color
Before she could leave her table, she needed to color in the entire picture.
|pipe down||(expression) to be quiet
The teacher asked the talkative students to pipe down so others could listen.
|learn by heart||(expression) to memorize
Before the concert, they needed to learn the song by heart.
Read the following quote out loud.
“Creativity is contagious – pass it on.”
― Albert Einstein