Try downloading the Let's Talk About Series from the site. It worked wonders for my adults.
I find that if my students know more words then conversations come easier. It also gives the students something to talk about since they learn more with group effort.
Hope it helps.
Use wedding and family photos and encourage the students to ask questions.
Who? When? Where?
Of course you don't need to use personal photos, but some students might like to bring and share a photo of their own.
Magazines provide material for discussion, as do newspaper articles.
Discuss and if possible share some food from each srtudent's country.
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