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    I'd like to start a book club for ESL students at intermediate level, but I'm not sure how to go about it. I have the location, though I don't know how to make it profitable. I'd be running it In a bookshop, so we'd place a bulk order of the book we decide to read. What else do you think I could do to make it fun and enjoyable?


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    I'd like to start a book club for ESL students at intermediate level, but I'm not sure how to go about it. I have the location, though I don't know how to make it profitable. I'd be running it In a bookshop, so we'd place a bulk order of the book we decide to read. What else do you think I could do to make it fun and enjoyable?


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    Well, it would probably make sense to have clear topics of discussion drawn up before the meetings happen; that way, people are more confident about what they want to talk about and there's more discussion in general. I suppose one thing you could do is to try and link the themes/incidents of whatever book you're reading to personal experience. By ESL, do you mean students for whom English is a foreign language? You might also discuss cultural differences and stuff if that's the case.

    One possible way to cut costs could be to see if any publishers might be willing to give copies of the book for cheap or even free (if you explain that it's for a student book club, then this might work - though it would probably have to be a non-profit venture).
 
 
 
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