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? Dancing plays an important role in a culture. Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.
- What kind of dances do you enjoy doing?
- What is the most difficult dance you’ve ever attempted?
- What emotions are associated with dancing?
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.
|partner||(n) either of two people dancing together
It was helpful that her dance partner was tall as well.
|entertainment||(n) the action of providing amusement or enjoyment
The salsa dancing was great entertainment for the evening.
|romantic||(adj) characterized by the expression of love
She wanted to go out dancing as she thought it was something romantic to do.
|cultural||(adj) relating to ideas, customs and social behaviors of a people
The students were excited to learn about all the different cultural dances in class.
|dip||(v) lower someone downward
The dance move they had yet to master was the dip, as he was afraid of dropping her.
|participate||(v) take part in something
All the new students were encouraged to participate in the dance.
|turn up||(expression) increase the volume, intensity of something
When the dance started, she asked the student to turn up the music.
|work out||(expression) to exercise
She liked to work out with dancing to get her heart rate up.
|keep up||(expression) continue at the same rate
He was surprised she could keep up with the fast tempo.
|dance on air||(expression) to be very happy
When she got the promotion, it was like she was dancing on air.
Read the following quote out loud.
“Why walk when you can dance?”
― Ellen Van Dam