MOTIVATIONAL MOMENTS Motivational Moments An article by : CHAN , Sin Yee , Sinnie kind of ethnic minority. Of course, children come to school and learn Chinese with teachers, but when I talked to them in Chinese, they replied to me in their own languages. It was easy to please the children after a period of time because I started to I get along with them. They get happy easily and they are not much different from the local Chinese children. At the beginning, they used simple English or their own languages to address me, so in the class it seems that no one is being understood. However, when I showed pictures and asked them to repeat some Chinese characters, they understood the meaning. Sometimes, in order to make them absorb what I teach in class, I have to use body language like facial expressions and actions. Of course, I do praise them through constant positive  IT Magazine / April Issue 34