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Esas son las temáticas de esta semana. Elije o propón una para practicar tu speaking en inglés durante tu clase de conversación. ¡Dilo!

Theme 1: 📰 culture

Japan’s Culture and Tradition

Japan is famous for having one of the richest and most interesting cultures in the world.

We will focus the conversation on the following questions:

  1. Have you ever visited Japan, when, what did you think?
  2. Would you like to go/return to Japan, why?
  3. How different is Japan’s culture from others?
  4. Do you think the TV series and movies accurately reflect the real culture of Japan? Explain.
  5. Why do you think foreigners are so attracted to Japanese culture?

Here we leave you some vocabulary you can use during the talk:

  • Global perception: overall perception of an object or a situation, focusing on the totality rather than the parts.
  • To conjure up: phrasal verb. If you conjure up a memory, picture, or idea, you create it in your mind.
  • Wrestlers: a person who takes part in wrestling, especially for sport.
  • Temperate climate: environments with moderate rainfall spread across the year or portion of the year with sporadic drought, mild to warm summers and cool to cold winters
  • Polytheistic culture: the belief in many gods.
  • Shrines: a place regarded as holy because of its associations with a divinity or a sacred person or relic, marked by a building or other construction.
  • Shinto religion: It is a religion from Japan. Classified as an East Asian religion by scholars of religion, its practitioners often regard it as Japan’s indigenous religion and as a nature religion.
  • Fireworks: a device containing gunpowder and other combustible chemicals which causes spectacular effects and explosions when ignited, used for display or in celebrations.
  • A first-hand experience: gained or learned directly, rather than from other people or from books.
  • Cherry blossom: The national flower of Japan, the cherry blossom – or Sakura, represents a time of renewal and optimism.

Theme 2:💰 Business

Tips to be a leader

Here we find tips to become a good leader and some characteristics that we must follow and take into account to be so, since being a leader is a choice that is decided.

We will focus the conversation on the following questions:

  1. Would you consider that you have the capacity to be a good leader?
  2. Do you usually follow order or do you make them? Why?
  3. In your opinion, which characteristics are essential to be a leader?
  4. Do you prefer to work in a team or work on your own?
  5. In which ways would you lead a team?

Here we leave you some vocabulary you can use during the talk:

  • Rank: relative posture or standing. A degree or position of honor, distinction, or brilliance.
  • Leadership: office or position of a leader.
  • Accountability: an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or to account for one’s actions.
  • Take credit: to give the impression that one did something that deserves praise or particular attention.
  • Feedback: the transmission of evaluative or corrective information about an action, event, or process to the original or controlling source.
  • Boardrooms: a room that is designated for meetings of a board.
  • Seniority: a prestigious position earned via prolonged service (as in a company).
  • Perk: perquisite.
  • Vast majority: the biggest part of something, to the extent that alternatives are so small as to be almost insignificant.

Theme 3: 🎥 Culture

What more can society do?

No matter age, culture or race. Everyone is likely to committ suicide. How can we altogether stop this?

We will focus the conversation on 
the following questions:

  1. Do you see globalisation as a trigger for suicide?
  2. Did you expect high-income countries to have the highest suicide rate?
  3. Mental health is a determinant, but what non-personal factors contribute to suicide?
  4. Suicidal behaviour is not always detectable. How would you justify this?
  5. Even the happiest people commit suicide. How would you account for these events?

Here we leaAcerca de WordPressve you some vocabulary you can use during the talk:

  • To strike: To inflict
  • Prejudice: Discrimination
  • Intolerance: Narrow-mindedness
  • High profile: Notoriety
  • Globally: Worldwide
  • To reach out to someone: To be in contact with anyone.
  • High-income countries: Money-making countries.
  • Isolation: Solitariness
  • To turn something into something: To change something.

Theme 4: 🎥 Free topic

Do you find these topics boring or uninteresting? Don’t worry. Dilo gives you the opportunity to choose your own topic for a conversation class.

Think of some vocabulary you would like to learn related to your topic and send us some information about it with the subject «Free topic». We are certain your ideas will be great! 😁.