Study Group Plan: Test-taking, End of the Semester, & VACATION!

Materials

Articles

Videos

Vocabulary

  • Plagiarism
  • Indulge
  • Hone
  • Stipend
  • Hands-on
  • Cultivate
  • Landmarks
  • Maximize
  • Flex
  • Initiative
  • Mentor
  • Picturesque

Discussion Questions

Test Taking DIscussion Questions

  1. Are you a ‘good’ test taker?  Do you usually stay calm or get stressed?
    Do you perform well or underperform?
  2. How would you describe your test prep style? slow and steady or last-minute cramming?
  3. What have been your most memorable test-taking experiences?  Good, Bad, Funny, Tragic, etc.
  4. What do you remember about your 수능 or other entrance exam experiences?
  5. Did you (or do you still) have any test-taking traditions?  (e.g. special pre-test meal, lucky socks)
  6. How important are grades to you (and your family)? Why?
  7. How do you feel about grade quota systems? (e.g. 30% A’s, 40% B’s,  30% C’s )
    How would you change it? What do you think is the best (fairest) way to grade students?
  8. What kinds of cheating did you see in high school and university? 
  9. If you saw a friend cheating on an exam, what would you do?
  10. Have you ever been tempted to cheat? How so?  What happened?

End of the Semester

  1. How was your semester? (academics, social life, health, romance,  finances)
  2. Which classes were your favorite or least favorite?
  3. What were the best and worst parts of this class?
  4. How are you feeling about finals? Which will be easiest/most difficult?
  5. What will you do after your final final?  Any celebrations planned?
  6. What else is on your mind these days?

Vacation Questions

  1. What are your plans for summer vacation? What are you most looking forward to this summer?
  2. What is on your ‘Should Do’ and your ‘Want to Do’ summer lists?
  3. What is your ‘best case scenario’ for summer vacation? What’s the best thing that could happen?
  4. What specific goals do you have for vacation – financial, academic, social, fitness, other?
  5. Do you have any domestic or international travel plans?
  6. How do you feel about hot weather?
  7. What is your favorite piece of summer clothing? Have you bought anything new?
  8. What was the hottest experience of your life?
  9. What are your plans for next semester?
  10. How are you feeling about Covid these days? Is there anything you won’t do because of Covid concerns?

 

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