International Exhibition

Conversation

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.

  • If you were asked to send one thing representing your country to an international exhibition, what would you choose? Why? Use specific reasons and details to explain your choice.
    • What are some characteristics of your country?
    • What are some traditions or practices that you would want to highlight?
    • Why is it important to share about your country?

Vocabulary

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.

Vocabulary/ Expressions

Expression Definition
exhibition (n) a public display of works of art
The exhibition at school was intended to celebrate everyone’s culture. 
memento (n) an object kept as a reminder or souvenir
She set out her mementos that her grandmother had kept for years. 
intercultural (adj) occurs between people of different cultures
It’s important to celebrate intercultural communication when learning from other people. 
memorable (adj) easy to remember, special
The cultural food she made for the event was a memorable experience for everyone. 
express (v) convey in words, gestures or other action
The collection of blankets that her grandma made expressed the bright colors her culture used often.
display (v) make a prominent exhibition of something
She thought long and hard about what she should display about her culture.
show off (expression) set out to be admired
She couldn’t wait to show off the new dance moves she had learned.
take after (expression) resemble in character
From the family photos, it was clear that she takes after her mother. 
draw up (expression) to write out or generate
He wanted to draw up some of the letters his grandma wrote him when he was young to share at the event.
culture shock (expression) sudden feeling of surprise when confronted with another culture
When she traveled to a new country, she experienced a culture shock she wasn’t expecting.

Something Extra

Read the following quote out loud.

“Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit.”
― Jawaharal Nehru

Wrap-up

Go over any new expressions or vocabulary that you learned today.

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