Language Resident Name: Manxi Wang                                   

Day and Date: Monday 231128

Language and Level (please circle):  Advanced Class

Class theme/topics discussed: Blind Box

Goals of the class:

Learn words about features and problems of blind box economy, like: 盲盒,收集,随机,假冒产品,质量问题Know the phenomenon of blind box consumption among young people in China

Make comments on blind box phenomenon and compared with the US.

How did you structure the class?

Warm-up: Show the video of Blind box. Also show them the blind box I have and let them guess which type may in the box.

Vocabulary: 盲盒,收集,随机,假冒产品,质量问题

Based on videos and the real toy, students brainstorm on what features blind box have. (I enlarged the vocabularies.)

Questions on what else toys do you know (in the US, Japan…)

Introduce the history how blind box develop in China.

Activities:

  1. Group discussion on why blind box is popular now in China? (Compared features with other similar toys.)
  2. Comic interpretation: What problems blind box now have through these comics?
  3. Opinion sharing: Do you think young people should buy blind box and why? If they buy it, do you have any advice for them?

What technology, media or props did you use? (Internet resources, handouts, etc.)

Powerpoint,

videos : https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1tJ411N7MS/?spm_id_from=333.999.0.0&vd_source=b0433bcaef2a5c321e133f168b3f3157

website: https://www.popmart.com/us/collection/ALL?page=1&sortWay=1

What worked well in this class? What did not work?

Worked well: Showing the blind box I have really arouse their interests.

Did not workno

How could this class be improved/ modified?

Everything seems fine!

If you have a more detailed lesson plan, please attach it below (OK to use target language for that).  Please attach any handouts as well.