Αcquaintances

Introduction – Acquaintance

Aim: Getting to know each other, setting goals, expressing fears and expectations

Objectives:

  • Improving communication between team members
  • Creating a positive classroom atmosphere
  • Creating a positive attitude
  • Developing relationships based on trust and cooperation
  • Developing friendly and cooperative atmosphere
  • Strengthening of self-esteem, self-assurance
  • Interacting with others
  • Developing listening and observation skills
  • Identifying the source of potential troubles and solving them
  • Encouraging members to support their arguments while sharing their opinions
  • Encouraging members of the group to express themselves
  • Promoting respect for the rights and feelings of others

 

Activities also include:

  • setting goals and discussing objectives relating to the course content, expressing fears
  • getting to know the group and promote communication and cooperation
  • identifying the expectations of the team, their fears and expectations
  • creating a poster of the group
  • dividinng the class into smaller groups
  • discuss how they feel, what they liked or not from the activities they took part in during

 

Getting-To-Know-You Icebreaker Activities

  1. Welcoming, introductions (Ss are asked to change the position of their chairs into a circle, facing the centre; 5-10 min)
  2. The Daisy Game:
    1. Ss are asked to stand up and take a daisy, in a colour they like
    2. They complete their names and the other pieces of information needed e.g. what they like etc.
    3. One by one they present themselves based on what they have written on their daisy
    4. They pin the daisies onto a board
  1. Fears and expectations
  • Ss choose a sheet of paper, in a colour they prefer
  • They write down their expectations about the course
  • The instructors are the first to share
  • Then, they write down any potential fears they may have, anticipated problems
  • They all pin their sheets of paper onto a board
  1. Revise whatever has been discussed in this unit
  2. Ss are asked to complete the Unit Assessment questionnaire
  3. If there is any time left, ss will watch a video about Kalamata and Mystras

 

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