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Living Abroad (Beginner)_Class in School

DIALOGUE READING

Let’s read the dialogue below. After reading it once, we’ll switch roles.

READ

Ray: Miho, our next class is Chemistry. We need to go to the Chemistry classroom.
Miho: Do you know where the classroom is? It’s my first time to take that class.
Ray: Yes, I’ll show you. It’s upstairs.
Miho: Thanks. I’m excited because Chemistry is my favorite subject.
Ray: Really? I’m not good at Chemistry. It’s too complicated for me.
Miho: Yeah, that’s what I thought at first. Now, I think it’s fun and easy since we use Chemistry in our daily lives.
Ray: It sounds fun but hard to understand. Can we study together after class?
Miho: Sure! We can study at the library.

EXAMPLE

Before we start the next activity, let’s discuss the example below.

EXAMPLE

new year

ASKING QUESTIONS

Please ask me a question about each item below.

ASK

class in school

Living Abroad (Beginner)_Club

DIALOGUE READING

Let’s read the dialogue below. After reading it once, we’ll switch roles.

READ

Ray: Hi Miho. Are you interested in joining our chorus club?
Miho: I like listening to music but I’m not good at singing.
Ray: I see. Our chorus club will perform at a charity event this weekend. Would you like to come?
Miho: Absolutely. How many chorus clubs will perform at the event?
Ray: I heard 20 chorus clubs will perform this year.
Miho: That’s nice. I often listen to music to learn English.
Ray: Great. I think you should come to the charity event!
Miho: That’s right. Okay, I’ll come and support your chorus club.

EXAMPLE

Before we start the next activity, let’s discuss the example below.

EXAMPLE

new year

ASKING QUESTIONS

Please ask me a question about each item below.

ASK

new year

Living Abroad (Beginner)_Dream

DIALOGUE READING

Let’s read the dialogue below. After reading it once, we’ll switch roles.

READ

Mr. Roberts: What are you doing Miho?
Miho: I’m reading a book about hospitals in the world.
Mr. Roberts: Hospitals? Are you interested in that?
Miho: Yes. I find it interesting because my dream is to become a doctor.
Mr. Roberts: That’s great! Why do you want to be a doctor?
Miho: I want to be a doctor because doctors can help people anywhere. I hope I can help people all over the world someday.
Mr. Roberts: True. And health is the most important thing in our lives.
Miho: I think so, too. Health is wealth.

EXAMPLE

Before we start the next activity, let’s discuss the example below.

EXAMPLE

new year

ASKING QUESTIONS

Please ask me a question about each item below.

ASK

new year

[TOEFL] Task2_Practice1_1

INSTRUCTION
Please answer the questions by following the displayed formats. I’ll correct your pronunciation and grammar.

QUESTION 1
You have 15 seconds to prepare and 45 seconds to answer.
Some people think children should listen to their parents. Others think children should do what they want and parents should listen to them.
What do you think and why? Please answer with specific reasons and examples.

ANSWER
I think
The reason I think so is

QUESTION 2
You have 15 seconds to prepare and 45 seconds to answer.
Some people think having a difficult time is necessary. Others think we should avoid having a difficult time as much as possible.
What do you think and why? Please answer with specific reasons and examples.

ANSWER
I think
The reason I think so is
QUESTION 3
You have 15 seconds to prepare and 45 seconds to answer.
Some people like to spend their weekend by doing outdoor activities. Others prefer to spend their weekend at home.
Which do you prefer and why? Please answer with specific reasons and examples.

ANSWER
I think
The reason I think so is

QUESTION 4
You have 15 seconds to prepare and 45 seconds to answer.
Some parents think sending their children to school is the effective way for them to learn. Others think homeschooling is more effective.
What do you think and why? Please answer with specific reasons and examples.

ANSWER
I think
The reason I think so is

QUESTION 5
You have 15 seconds to prepare and 45 seconds to answer.
Some people like eating a heavy meal for dinner. While, others prefer eating a heavy meal for breakfast.
Which do you prefer and why? Please answer with specific reasons and examples.

ANSWER
I think
The reason I think so is

QUESTION 6
You have 15 seconds to prepare and 45 seconds to answer.
Some people like to watch movies at a theater. Others prefer to watch movies at home instead.
Which do you prefer and why? Please answer with specific reasons and examples.

ANSWER
I think
The reason I think so is

Living Abroad (Intermediate)_Club

ASKING QUESTIONS

Please ask me the following questions.
Take note of my responses as you will summarize them later.

ASK

1. What is your name?
2. Have you been a member of any school club?
3. What school club was popular when you were a student?
4. Did you join any sports club in your school?
5. Do you think it’s important to join school clubs?

SUMMARIZING INFORMATION

Now, please summarize my responses to your questions.

SUMMARIZE

My tutor’s name is

DIALOGUE READING

Let’s read the dialogue below.
After reading it once, we’ll switch roles.

READ

Alex: Bill, have you decided what club you are going to join?
Bill: No, but I’m interested in mountaineering club.
Alex: I thought you would join the football club because you were in the football club in high school.
Bill: I like football but I also like hiking. My grandparents often take me hiking and I came to like it.
Alex: Yeah. Hiking is a sport that all generations can enjoy.
Bill: True. Actually, my grandfather plans to climb Mt. Fuji next summer. I will go with him.
Alex: Wow! That’s a big challenge. You need to prepare well before your trip.
Bill: That’s right. I’m going to buy new hiking shoes next month. I’m so excited!

COMPREHENSION CHECK

Please answer the following questions based on the dialogue.

ANSWER

1. What club does Bill want to join?
Answer:
2. Why did Alex think that Bill will join the football club?
Answer:
3. What will Bill do next summer?
Answer:
DIALOGUE PRACTICE

Let’s read the dialogue below.
Complete each conversation by choosing the appropriate response from the choices below.

(Note to tutor: Please find the answer key in the last page.)

READ AND ANSWER

1. Tutor: I joined the dance club.
Student: Awesome! What genre do you dance?
Tutor: I dance Jazz. I learned jazz dance when I was 4 years old.
Student:
a. That’s not good.
b. That’s true.
c. That’s the way!
d. You must be a nice dancer.
(Answer is in the last page.)
READ AND ANSWER

2. Tutor: I want to join the drama club but I’m not good at acting.
Student: You can do it. Just practice more.
Tutor: You’re right. Could you help me practice my audition script?
Student:
a. I have to go.
b. Of course, I’ll help you.
c. I am hungry.
d. Drama is not good.
(Answer is in the last page.)
READ AND ANSWER

3. Tutor: We will have a cheerleading competition this weekend.
Student: Really? Can I go to cheer for you?
Tutor: Absolutely. I’m so nervous.
Student:
a. Better luck next time.
b. I know you can do it.
c. That’s a shame.
d. It doesn’t matter.
(Answer is in the last page.)
READ AND ANSWER

4. Tutor: Do you have a plan after class? Let’s go to the mall.
Student: Sorry, I can’t. I have to look for new club members.
Tutor: Oh, do you think I can help you out?
Student:
a. Yes! You’ll be a big help.
b. Yes! I don’t want to.
c. I can do it alone.
d. You should go to the mall.
(Answer is in the last page.)
READ AND ANSWER

5. Tutor: I heard you won a prize in the swimming competition!
Student: Yeah. I got a gold medal!
Tutor: Congratulations! I want to be good at swimming, too.
Student:
a. You don’t have a chance.
b. Just practice hard.
c. I’ve got your back.
d. Nothing on you.
(Answer is in the last page.)
ROLE PLAY

Let’s do a role play with the given situation. You should mention the items below during the conversation.

PLAY

Situation: Your tutor will pretend as your classmate.
You will ask your tutor questions about his/her club.
Items to mention:
– club s/he joined
– reason for joining the club
– when s/he joined the club
– meeting schedule
– number of members
– club activities
– favorite club activity

ANSWERS FOR DIALOGUE PRACTICE

1. d
2. b
3. b
4. a
5. b

[JHS] Entry: It

INTRODUCING ONESELF

Let’s read!
読んでみましょう!
ehon_girl
I have a book.
私は本を持っています。
It is green.
それは緑色です。
It is about flowers.
それは花についての本です。

READ

computer06_girl
Oh, you have a book.
おぉ、あなたは本を持っているんですね。
I have a computer.
私はコンピュータを持っています。
It is gray.
それはグレーです。

INTRODUCING ONESELF

I’ll tell you about myself. Then, please talk about me by using “You are~”.
講師が自身のことについて話します。そのあと、”You are~”を使って聞いたことを話しましょう。
I have a ________.
私は_______ を持っています。
It is _______.
それは _______ です。
It is ________.
それは _______ です。

ANSWER

Oh, you have a _______.
おぉ、あなたは_______ を持っているんですね。
It is ________.
それは _______ です。
It is ________.
それは _______ です。

INTRODUCING ONESELF

Now, you’ll tell me about yourself. I will talk about you by using “You are~”
次はあなたについて話してください。そのあと講師が、”You are~”を使って聞いたことを話します。

ANSWER

I have a ________.
私は_______ を持っています。
It is _______.
それは _______ です。
It is ________.
それは _______ です。

INTRODUCING ONESELF

Oh, you have a _______.
おぉ、あなたは_______ を持っているんですね。
It is ________.
それは _______ です。
It is ________.
それは _______ です。

GRAMMAR

Let’s name some things. Please read after me.
いくつかのものを挙げてみましょう。私のあとに読んでください。

READ

okeiko_bag
It is a bag.
それはかばんです。
It is green.
それは緑色です。

tsukue_kirei
It is a desk.
それは机です。
It is new.
それは新しいです。

enpitsu_mochikata
It is a pencil.
それは鉛筆です。
It is long.
それは長いです。

school_bus_america
It is a school bus.
それはスクールバスです。
It is big.
それは大きいです。

GRAMMAR

Tell me what it is. Complete each sentence.
ものの名前を言って、文章を完成させましょう。

ANSWER

okeiko_bag _____ is a bag.
それはかばんです。
tsukue_kirei _____ is a desk.
それは机です。
enpitsu_mochikata _____ is a pencil.
それは鉛筆です。
school_bus_america _____ is a school bus.
それはスクールバスです。
notebook _____ is a notebook.
それはノートです。
seifuku_sailor _____ is a school uniform.
それは学校の制服です。

QUESTION

I will ask you some questions. Please answer.
講師が質問します。答えましょう。
1. Is your bag blue?
あなたはのかばんは青いですか?
2. Is your headset black?
あなたのヘッドセットは黒ですか?
3. Is your hair long?
あなたの髪は長いですか?

ANSWER

1. ________________.
2. ________________.
3. ________________.

QUESTION

Now, you will ask me some questions. I will answer.
次はあなたが質問しましょう。

ASK

1. Is your hair brown?
あなたの髪は茶色ですか?
2. Is your shirt white?
あなたのシャツは白ですか?
3. Is it rain today?
今日は雨ですか?

ANSWER

1. ________________.
2. ________________.
3. ________________.

Talking about hobbies

QUESTION

Please tell me about your hobbies.

ANSWER

___________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________

COMMENT

I will give you comments and feedback on your answer. Please listen.

___________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________

QUESTION

Now, please ask me the following question.

QUESTION

What are your hobbies?

ANSWER

___________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________

Living Abroad (Beginner)_Greeting

DIALOGUE READING

Let’s read the dialogue below. After reading it once, we’ll switch roles.

READ

Miho: Good morning. I’m Miho.
Mr. Roberts: Hi, I’m Jim. I’m your host parent. It’s very nice to meet you.
Miho: Nice to meet you too, Mr. Roberts.
Mr. Roberts: Please call me Jim. How was your flight?
Miho: It was fine, thank you. I hope you didn’t wait too long.
Mr. Roberts: No, not at all. Don’t worry. Are you ready to go to our house?
Miho: Yes, I am. Let’s go.

EXAMPLE

Before we start the next activity, let’s discuss the example below.

EXAMPLE

new year

ASKING QUESTIONS

Please ask me a question about each item below.

ASK

greeting

JHS textbook: Passive 2

PASSAGE READING

Please read aloud the following passage. I will check your pronunciation as you read.

READ

Passive_1

“A winner never quits.”

These words were said by Peter Gray. His dream was to be a professional baseball player. When he was six, he lost his right arm in an accident. Even though he lost his arm, he never quit practicing very hard. Finally, he became a professional baseball player, his dream came true.

Last year, I thought of leaving Kendo club because I didn’t win any matches. At that time, his words crossed my mind. I was encouraged by them. I remember his words when I am in trouble.

COMPREHENSION CHECK

Please answer the following questions based on the passage.

ANSWER

1. Question What was Peter Gray’s dream?
Answer: _______________________________________________
2. Question How did he lose his right arm?
Answer: _______________________________________________
3. Question How did he become a professional baseball player?
Answer: _______________________________________________
EXPRESSIONS

Describe the picture using the following expressions.

“… was/were + verb (past tense) …”

DESCRIBE

Passive_2

“… was/were + verb (past tense) …”

DESCRIBING A PICTURE

Please answer the following questions based on the picture.

ANSWER

1. Question: Were the boxes carried by the man?
Answer: _______________________________________________
2. Question: Was the room cleaned by the adults only?
Answer: _______________________________________________
CONVERSATION PRACTICE

Please answer the following questions based on your experience.

ANSWER

1. Question: Were your meals cooked by your father yesterday?
Answer: _______________________________________________
2. Question: Was your room cleaned last Sunday?
Answer: _______________________________________________
3. Question: Were your clothes washed by your mother?
Answer: _______________________________________________
4. Question: Was your smartphone charged last night?
Answer: _______________________________________________
5. Question: Was your English class conducted by a foreign teacher yesterday?
Answer: _______________________________________________

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