Wish vs. Hope - Possession - Report

by ika
(Jakarta)

I have a problem with these:


1. What is the difference between 'wish' and 'hope'?
Please give me some examples.
2. How to teach possession to elementary students (6-10 years old).
3. Give me some examples of 'REPORT'

Thanks for sharing. God Bless you always!

Ika

Hi Ika,

Let's see if I can answer your questions.

1) I have actually written an article about the difference between hope and wish. Click here to read the article.

2) How to teach possession to students (6-10 years old.
My suggestion would be to do something fun, interactive and hands-on.

  • A) Bring in props (keys, toys, books, school supplies etc).

  • B) Identify what the objects are first.
    What is this? what is that? --It's a pen. It's a bear.

  • C) Give something to a student. (a bear).
    Using your acting skills, take the bear back with a pout on your face, shake your head no (while pointing at them).
    Then point to the bear and point to yourself.

  • D) Continue pointing to the bear then yourself and say
    "This bear is mine!"

  • E) Demonstrate this MANY times.

  • F) Get everyone to choose something and tell you that it is theirs.
    This pen is mine. This book is mine.

  • G) Basically use this process to teach the other forms.
    YOURS, HIS, HERS etc...

    3) You are going to have to be more specific with number three. Do you mean "report" the verb or noun?

    There you have it! I hope that I helped you out (sorry about number three...send me a comment to clarify, ok).

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    Feb 27, 2009
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