Name of the Activity: My pencil brings me luck in the exam!
Skill Focus: Integrated (Reading, Speaking, Writing, and Listening)
Sub-Skill Focus: Expressing one’s own point of view
Level: High school/university students
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Group Size: 30 and over
Learning Objectives: To develop awareness of cultural superstition and conducting independent research
Materials: A4 sheets for sharing the story, a projector and speakers for presentations
- Write the following sentence on the board ‘Good luck or bad luck leads you to success or failure in an exam”, have students read this and think about it for a while (one or two minutes).
- Ask your students to read the story and answer or discuss the following questions: