Book Discussion Club: Read for Fun: Make Friends and Talk About Books
In this ongoing book discussion class, ESL and native English speakers talk about the books they're reading for fun and share recommendations with their peers.
Teacher Christina (she/they)
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Completed by 14 learners
Once per week
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does an "Ongoing" course work?
Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills
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What have you been reading for fun? In this book discussion club — that promotes literacy and instills a positive association with reading — young readers will learn how to talk about their favorite books and make helpful recommendations. In a relaxed and social setting — designed to foster a lifelong love of reading! — learners will become familiar with concepts like author, illustrator, plot, character, setting, and genre. They will also get to see and hear what everyone else is reading,...
This class is taught in English.
Students will learn the vocabulary and concepts needed to talk about books and make helpful recommendations to their peers. They will also practice the social skills of active listening, asking questions, and taking turns.
I bring seven years of experience working as a Library Associate in the children's department of a large public library, and more than two years of teaching early literacy right here on Outschool! > ESL Ms. Christina began her career as an English teacher in Taiwan. > EARLY LITERACY Later, she worked for seven years in the children's department of a public library with a focus on Early Literacy and multilingual programming. > EDUCATION Ms. Christina has a Bachelor of Arts degree in INTERNATIONAL POLITICS and GERMAN. She has a Master of Arts degree in INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS with a language focus on MANDARIN CHINESE.
The homework is to read twenty minutes every day — any book in any language. During my early literacy training at the public library, I learned an incredible fact: If you read for just 20 minutes a day, you will read 1.8 million words in one year! Therefore, Ms. Christina wants everyone to read for twenty minutes a day. Not only will this daily reading habit expose the learner to 1.8 million words in a year, it will instill in them a lifelong love of reading. With reading being the cornerstone of all subsequent learning, the daily reading habit is the simplest, least expensive way to set your child up for a lifetime of success and joy.
35 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Teacher Christina (she/they)
Early literacy and language teacher — with a ukulele!
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
150 total reviews
188 completed classes
"Play is one of the most important ways in which young children gain essential knowledge and skills." ~UNICEF, 2018 Hi, I'm Teacher Christina! (she/they) I teach early literacy and language classes drawing from my many years working in the...