WellCast videos

 

Screen Shot 2014-09-29 at 7.52.42 AMWellCast has a collection of videos (website / YouTube channel) that may help you think about issues like stress, time management and study skillls, self-esteem, suicide and bullying, And of course they’ll be good practice for your English: listening, vocabulary and even debate. They may also be inspiration for how you can present your own research and topics.

Here’s one on being more assertive. I agree with many of the things the narrator says, but not all. And it’s a good reminder for Japanese students who tend to use the word “aggressive” when talking about class participation. What’s the difference in nuance between being “aggressive” and being “assertive”?

And this one about how to eat an elephant. (Not really. It’s about procrastination.)

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