Taipei Interactive English Club

Interactive, Innovative, Informative

20140705, The danger of a single story


Session I: Current Events Discussion

News Link

  1. Please share one of the news or issues that you read about this week. Why were you interested in this particular item?
  2. What is the significance of this news or issue? Who or what is it about? Was it reported in the media here? How would this affect our daily lives?
  3. How do you think this news or issue will be viewed 10, 100, 1000 years from now? Has a similar event occurred before in history?

Session II: Article Discussion

Video Link and Transcript

1.What stories have you heard in your childhood? How do stories change your life?

2.Do you know anything about Africa? What are the stereotypes you have about Africa?

3.What stories have you heard about China? What stereotypes do you have about Chinese? Do you think our government has a role in the creation of these stories and stereotypes?


Saturday Dinner

iEnglish Club Gathering Agenda

14:30-15:20 Session I: Current Events Discussion (Please share news or any topic you care about this week.)
15:20-15:30 Feedback I
15:30-15:40 Regrouping & Break
15:40-16:00 Speaker Session
16:00-17:00 Session II: Article Discussion (Please MUST read weekly article.)
17:00-17:10 Feedback II
17:10-17:20 Closing (Welcome to have dinner with us!)





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