Welcome to the 5-Week Linguist Show. We will talk about five activities to practice meeting and greeting in other languages.
(0:02) – Five activities from improvisation to practice meeting and greeting.
(0:46) – All About Alliteration
(01:01) – Whatever your name is, you’d have to introduce yourself with an adjective of the same letter.
(01:57) – It entails introducing each other and repeating what the previous person said.
(02:56) – If you’re doing basic adjectives, do the alliteration with the adjectives, and make sure they agree on gender.
Start giving examples in introducing names in a different language.
(03:52) – Learning how to greet famous people with various emotions. They are presented with a series of scenarios with an instruction to change their greetings at their signal.
(04:54) – Another activity is called Fingers. Everyone gathers in a circle. They raise their fingers, and each student prepares a set number of questions that can be answered with a yes or no answer. As they are being eliminated, people will put their fingers down.
(06:07) – The Name Ball is a basic and fun activity. You’re just meeting and greeting people, but you’ve added a ball to the mix. You introduce yourself to someone else, and we just keep passing the ball around.
(06:39) – My Name is Circle is an activity to make eye contact with the other person before taking their place.
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