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Living Abroad (Intermediate)_Friends

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. How would you describe your closest friends?
3. How do you usually communicate with your friends?
4. How often do you see your friends?
5. What do you like to do with your friends?

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: Hey, Bill. How was your first day in school?
Bill: Hi, Alex. It was exciting but also tough for me because I feel shy when I meet new people.
Alex: No worries. I think everyone feels nervous in the beginning.
Bill: Really? Well, my classmates are actually nice but it’s hard for me to initiate a conversation.
Alex: I recommend that you join the newcomers camp. When I was in first year, I made a lot of friends during the camp.
Bill: Sounds interesting. How can I register for the camp?
Alex: Just get an application form from the registration’s office. Fill it out and submit it to the person-in-charge. By the way, why don’t you invite your classmates?
Bill: I see. Yeah, I think it’s a good idea to invite them as well. Thank you.

COMPREHENSION CHECK

Please answer the following questions based on the dialogue.

ANSWER

1. Why was Bill’s first day in school tough for him?
Answer:
2. How did Alex make friends when he was in first year?
Answer:
3. How can Bill register for the newcomers camp?
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: Dennis, are you interested in basketball?
Student: Yes, sometimes I play basketball with my friends.
Tutor: Cool! I’m actually looking for new members for our basketball team.
Student:
a. Seriously? I’m not.
b. Sorry, I’m a member of the football club already.
c. Sure, I’ll show you.
d. I don’t mind. Join us.
(Answer is in the last page.)
READ AND ANSWER

2. Tutor: Have you seen Nicky?
Student: Nicky? Who’s Nicky?
Tutor: She is a friend of Ken. She has curly brown hair.
Student:
a. What’s up?
b. It doesn’t matter.
c. I saw her this morning.
d. He knows it.
(Answer is in the last page.)
READ AND ANSWER

3. Tutor: Do you like watching movies?
Student: Yes, of course.
Tutor: I’ve got two movie tickets. Do you want to come with me?
Student:
a. My pleasure.
b. Not at all.
c. You shouldn’t be there.
d. It couldn’t be better.
(Answer is in the last page.)
READ AND ANSWER

4. Tutor: Amy, let me introduce my friend Kevin.
Student: Hi, I’m Amy. Nice to meet you.
Tutor: We are members of chorus club.
Student:
a. How long does it take?
b. It’s not a problem.
c. It might happen.
d. She often talks about you.
(Answer is in the last page.)
READ AND ANSWER

5. Tutor: Lina! Can I borrow your phone?
Student: Oh, what happened to your phone?
Tutor: My phone is dead. I don’t have my charger with me.
Student:
a. Unfortunately, my phone is dead.
b. Good to hear that.
c. You shoudn’t mind it.
d. Do you want to borrow my charger?
(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 friend.
You will invite your tutor to your birthday party.
Items to mention:
– place
– date
– time
– nearest station (landmark)
– birthday theme
– dress code
– program of the party

ANSWERS FOR DIALOGUE PRACTICE

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

Living Abroad (Intermediate)_Food

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. What’s your favorite food?
3. Is there any food you don’t like?
4. What dish is your country famous for?
5. What exotic food do you want to try?

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: Hi, Bill. Are you free tonight?
Bill: Hi, Alex. I’m afraid not. I’ll have dinner with my parents.
Alex: It’s okay. How about tomorrow? Let’s go to the new restaurant near our campus.
Bill: Sure. What cuisine do they offer?
Alex: It’s a Thai food restaurant. It’s my favorite.
Bill: Uh, I like Thai food but not the spicy ones.
Alex: Don’t worry, they have mild ones.
Bill: Sounds good. I can’t wait.

COMPREHENSION CHECK

Please answer the following questions based on the dialogue.

ANSWER

1. When will they go to the new restaurant?
Answer:
2. What will Bill do tonight?
Answer:
3. What food does Bill dislike?
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: Do you have any plans for tomorrow?
Student: Yes, I’ll have dinner with my grandparents.
Tutor: We’ll have a barbecue at noon. Are you coming?
Student:
a. Not really.
b. I’ll drop by.
c. Yes, I do.
d. I wish I would.
(Answer is in the last page.)
READ AND ANSWER

2. Tutor: Is there any food you don’t eat?
Student: I don’t eat okra. I don’t like its texture.
Tutor: Don’t you like sticky foods?
Student:
a. Just in case.
b. Yes, I don’t.
c. No, I don’t.
d. That’s right.
(Answer is in the last page.)
READ AND ANSWER

3. Tutor: I baked some cookies. Do you want some?
Student: Thanks. Hmm, it’s so tasty!
Tutor: You see… I baked them with my sister who is a pastry chef.
Student:
a. Which bakeshop does she work for?
b. He must be good.
c. I want to try it.
d. Why don’t you go there?
(Answer is in the last page.)
READ AND ANSWER

4. Tutor: I found a cafe that offers cake buffet.
Student: That’s nice. Let’s go there on Friday after our class.
Tutor: Sorry, I won’t be available at that time.
Student:
a. How about on Saturday?
b. Definitely.
c. I can make it.
d. I’m on vacation.
(Answer is in the last page.)
READ AND ANSWER

5. Tutor: Recently, I started growing some vegetables.
Student: Cool! Do you rent a land?
Tutor: No, I just use my backyard.
Student:
a. I’m into it.
b. I wish I had one.
c. Let me hear it.
d. Undoubtedly.
(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: You will pretend as a restaurant server.
Your tutor will pretend as a customer at the restaurant.
Items to mention:
– number of guests
– smoking or non-smoking area
– drink
– food allergy
– order
– it takes 20 minutes to serve
– dessert

ANSWERS FOR DIALOGUE PRACTICE

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

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DIRECTIONS

In this lesson, you will practice delivering a speech and I will ask you questions about it.

PREPARATION

Please choose a topic below and make a speech.
You have 1 minute to prepare.
Your 1 minute starts now.

PREPARE

1. How would population decline affect the environment?
2. Is genetic recombination unethical?
3. Should all countries accept immigrants?
4. Should criminals be punished or rehabilitated?
5. Agree or disagree: The government should ban child labor.

CHOOSE A TOPIC

Your time is up. Now, please tell me the topic you chose.

ANSWER

MAKE A SPEECH

Now, you have 2 minutes to deliver your speech. Please give two reasons to support your opinion.
Your 2 minutes starts now.

SPEECH

QUESTION

Now, I will ask you two questions about your speech.
(Please ask two questions about your student’s speech.)

ANSWER

1.
2.

PREPARATION

Please choose another topic below and make another speech.
You have 1 minute to prepare.
Your 1 minute starts now.

PREPARE

1. How would population decline affect the environment?
2. Is genetic recombination unethical?
3. Should all countries accept immigrants?
4. Should criminals be punished or rehabilitated?
5. Agree or disagree: The government should ban child labor.

CHOOSE A TOPIC

Your time is up. Now, please tell me the topic you chose.

ANSWER

MAKE A SPEECH

Now, you have 2 minutes to deliver your speech. Please give two reasons to support your opinion.
Your 2 minutes starts now.

SPEECH

QUESTION

Now, I will ask you two questions about your speech.
(Please ask two questions about your student’s speech.)

ANSWER

1.
2.

TOEFL_task6(3)

DIALOGUE READING1

I will read aloud a passage in below. Please listen and take notes.

講師が文章を音読しますので、よく聞いてメモを取りましょう。

READ

new year

READING

Now, please read the passaeg aloud in above.

上の文章を音読してください。

QUESTION

Using examples and information from the lecture, talk about how some bacteria harm people and somebacteria benefit people.

講義の例や情報を用いて、ある細菌がどのように人々に害を与え、またある細菌は利益をもたらすかについて話してください。

PREPARATION

You have 20 seconds for preparation before answer.
Please start your preparation silently.

回答の前に20秒の準備時間があります。静かに解答の準備を始めてください。

PREPARE

20 seconds for preparation to answer.

回答の準備時間20秒

ANSWER

You have 60 seconds for answer. Please start your answer.

60秒で回答します。回答を始めてください。

ANSWER

____________________________________________________________.

____________________________________________________________.

____________________________________________________________.

____________________________________________________________.

____________________________________________________________.

____________________________________________________________.

CHECK YOUR ANSWERS1

Now we’ll check sample answer. Please repeat after me.

解答例を見ます。講師に続いて読みましょう。

SAMPLE ANSWER

The professor is talking about bacteria and the effects bacteris can have on humans.
According to the professor, bacteria are defined as microorganisms, which can be found all over the world.
The professor presents two kinds of bacteria, namely harmful bacteria and beneficial bacteria.
First, the professor provides the example of the Black Death to illustrate that harmful bacteria can kill prople.
He also gives the example of food poisoning to show that harmful bacteria can make people sick.
Second, the professor provides the example of the helpful bacteria in our intestines to show that some beneficial bacteria can help us to digest food.
He also gives the examples of foods, medicines, and products to show that beneficial bacteria give us useful things.
Through this short lecture, I learned that there are harmful bacteria which hurt people and beneficial bacteria which help people.

Beginner: In the Supermarket – Degrees of Comparison

LESSON GOAL

Let’s check our lesson goal.
In this material, you will learn how to compare things using adjectives.

PART A_1

Let’s read the sentences aloud. Please repeat after me.

PART A_2

1. This apple is big. このりんごは大きいです。 2. Apple is bigger than cherry. りんごはさくらんぼより大きいです。 3. Melon is the biggest fruit. メロンはもっとも大きいフルーツです。 4. Pork is expensive. 豚肉は高価です。 5. Chicken is more expensive than pork. 鶏肉は豚肉より高価です。 6. Beef is the most expensive of the three. 牛肉は3つの中で最も高価です。

PART B_1

Study the picture for 1 minute. Compare the prices of the products in the picture by completing the sentences with the correct adjectives.

PART B_2

1. Are bananas cheaper than apples?
Answer: Yes, bananas are _____________ than apples.
2. Are carrots more expensive than tomatoes?
Answer: No, tomatoes are _____________ than carrots.

PART C_1

Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Sam and you will play Alice. Then, we’ll switch roles.

PART C_2

I’m happy that we’re doing grocery shopping today, Alice. Thank you. Aren’t you busy these days?
You’re welcome, Sam. I am still busy these days, but I am less busy now, so we have to do our grocery shopping today.

Oh, I see. Anyway, can you check the price of these snacks? I think potato chips are cheaper than corn chips.
Let me see. You’re right. Potato chips are cheaper. Let me buy two bags of potato chips.

Let’s buy some fruits. How about these pineapples? Which one’s bigger?
The one on the left is bigger, so let’s buy that. I hope it tastes sweeter than the pineapple we bought last week. It was very sour.

PART D_1

Please answer the questions in complete sentences.

PART D_2

1. Was Alice busier yesterday than today?
Answer:
2. Which is cheaper? Potato chips or corn chips?
Answer:
3. Why did they buy the pineapple on the left side?
Answer:

PART E_1

Let’s talk. Please answer my questions. You may ask questions, too.

PART E_2

1. In your family, who is best in doing grocery shopping?
Answer:
2. Which one do you like better? Fruits or vegetables?
Answer:
3. What is the most expensive food in your country?
Answer:
4. Is milk cheaper than bread in your country?
Answer:
5. What is the worst thing you have ever bought from the supermarket?
Answer:

REVIEW AND FEEDBACK

Now, let us review the things that you learned in this lesson.
(Please give a short feedback on how your student did on your class.)
Grammar
文法
Pronunciation 発音 Vocabulary
単語
Comprehension
理解
GOOD 文法の誤りはほとんどなく、完全な文章で話すことができる ほとんどの単語をはっきりと正しく発音することができる 習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を理解し、質問に正しく答えることができる

FAIR
文法の誤りはあるが、完全な文章で話すことができる 発音の練習が必要な言葉がいくつかある たまにミスはあるが、習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を完全に理解するのは難しく、質問に正しく答えられないときもある

POOR
文章で話すのは難しく、単語だけで話すことができる 発音の練習が必要である 習った単語と表現を少しだけ使うことができる 文章を理解するのは難しく、質問に答えるのは難しい
TUTOR FEEDBACK

GRAMMAR
Good: Was able to speak in complete sentences with minimal grammatical errors.
Fair: Was able to speak in complete sentences with evident grammatical errors.
Poor: Was able to speak using words only.
PRONUNCIATION
Good: Was able to pronounce most of the words clearly and correctly.
Fair: Mispronounced a few words.
Poor: Mispronounced most of the words.
VOCABULARY
Good: Used appropriate expressions learned in class.
Fair: Used appropriate expressions learned in class and made a few errors in word choice.
Poor: Used only a few words and expressions.
COMPREHENSION
Good: Was able to understand the passages and answer the questions correctly.
Fair: Had a little difficulty in understanding passages and answering questions.
Poor: Had a hard time understanding passages and answering questions.

Beginner: Entertainment – Contractions

LESSON GOAL

Let’s check our lesson goal.
In this material, you will practice speaking using contractions.

PART A_1

Let’s read the sentences aloud. Please repeat after me.

PART A_2

1. I am reading comic books. 私はマンガを読んでいます 2. She is listening to music. 彼女は音楽を聞いています。 3. He will watch anime later. 彼はあとでアニメを見ます。 4. We are buying tickets to the concert. 私たちはコンサートのチケットを買っています。 5. They have practiced drawing Manga. 彼らはマンガを書く練習をしました。 6. I cannot see my favorite song on the list. 私はお気に入りの歌を一覧から見つけられないです。

PART B_1

Study the picture for 1 minute. Describe what each character does by completing the sentences with the correct contractions.

PART B_2

1. Look at Bryan, what is he doing?
Answer: _______ watching a concert on TV.
2. Look at Verna, what is she doing?
Answer: _______ dancing.

PART C_1

Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.

PART C_2

What time will the concert start?
It’ll start at 9 pm. But, I think we have to go there at around 7:30 pm.

I think so too. I’m sure there’ll be a lot of people.
That’s right. I’m excited about the concert later!

I’d love to see Lady Mama sing and dance on stage. Anyway, I have to go home first. I’ll see you later.
Okay. I’ll just send you a message later. See you at the concert.

PART C_3

Please answer the questions in complete sentences.

PART C_4

1. What time will they go to the concert?
Answer:
2. What time will the concert start?
Answer:
3. How does Emma feel about the concert?
Answer:

PART D_1

Let’s talk. Please answer my questions. You may ask questions, too.

PART D_2

1. Do you watch animation films?
Answer:
2. Which do you prefer, playing video games or playing sports?
Answer:
3. What’s your favorite song?
Answer:
4. What’s your favorite movie/TV show?
Answer:
5. Who’s your favorite artist/actor/singer?
Answer:

REVIEW AND FEEDBACK

Now, let us review the things that you learned in this lesson.
(Please give a short feedback on how your student did on your class.)
Grammar
文法
Pronunciation 発音 Vocabulary
単語
Comprehension
理解
GOOD 文法の誤りはほとんどなく、完全な文章で話すことができる ほとんどの単語をはっきりと正しく発音することができる 習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を理解し、質問に正しく答えることができる

FAIR
文法の誤りはあるが、完全な文章で話すことができる 発音の練習が必要な言葉がいくつかある たまにミスはあるが、習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を完全に理解するのは難しく、質問に正しく答えられないときもある

POOR
文章で話すのは難しく、単語だけで話すことができる 発音の練習が必要である 習った単語と表現を少しだけ使うことができる 文章を理解するのは難しく、質問に答えるのは難しい
TUTOR FEEDBACK

GRAMMAR
Good: Was able to speak in complete sentences with minimal grammatical errors.
Fair: Was able to speak in complete sentences with evident grammatical errors.
Poor: Was able to speak using words only.
PRONUNCIATION
Good: Was able to pronounce most of the words clearly and correctly.
Fair: Mispronounced a few words.
Poor: Mispronounced most of the words.
VOCABULARY
Good: Used appropriate expressions learned in class.
Fair: Used appropriate expressions learned in class and made a few errors in word choice.
Poor: Used only a few words and expressions.
COMPREHENSION
Good: Was able to understand the passages and answer the questions correctly.
Fair: Had a little difficulty in understanding passages and answering questions.
Poor: Had a hard time understanding passages and answering questions.

Beginner: City Life – Adjectives

LESSON GOAL

Let’s check our lesson goal.
In this material, you will practice speaking using adjectives.

PART A_1

Let’s read the sentences aloud. Please repeat after me.

PART A_2

1. The buildings look very beautiful. その建物はとても美しく見えます。 2. The cars are noisy. その車はやかましいです。 3. The cupcake tastes sweet. そのカップケーキは甘い味がします。 4. It smells bad inside the elevator. エレベーターの中は嫌な臭いがします。 5. The air is warm. 空気が暖かいです。 6. The train is crowded. 電車は混みあってます。
PART B_1

Study the picture for 1 minute. Describe each character by completing the sentences.

PART B_2

1. What does Ruby feel?
Answer: Ruby feels _______.
2. What does Jimmy see?
Answer: Jimmy sees the __________ traffic light.

PART C_1

Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Sam and you will play Alice. Then, we’ll switch roles.

PART C_2

Alice, would you like to walk around the city?
Sure, Sam. Can you see the tall building beside our office?

Yes, that building looks very elegant and modern.
You’re right. I heard there are nice and cheap restaurants inside that building. I want to eat something sweet and tasty for lunch.

Me too. I hope the food there tastes delicious.
I hope so, too. Let’s go!

PART C_3

Please answer the questions in complete sentences.

PART C_4

1. According to Sam, how does the building look?
Answer:
2. What kind of restaurants are in the building?
Answer:
3. What food does Alice want to eat for lunch?
Answer:

PART D_1

Let’s talk. Please answer my questions. You may ask questions, too.

PART D_2

1. How is it living in the city?
Answer:
2. How do the parks in your city look like?
Answer:
3. What can you see outside your school/office?
Answer:
4. Are the streets in your city noisy and crowded?
Answer:
5. Are the roads in your city clean or dirty?
Answer:

REVIEW AND FEEDBACK

Now, let us review the things that you learned in this lesson.
(Please give a short feedback on how your student did on your class.)
Grammar
文法
Pronunciation 発音 Vocabulary
単語
Comprehension
理解
GOOD 文法の誤りはほとんどなく、完全な文章で話すことができる ほとんどの単語をはっきりと正しく発音することができる 習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を理解し、質問に正しく答えることができる

FAIR
文法の誤りはあるが、完全な文章で話すことができる 発音の練習が必要な言葉がいくつかある たまにミスはあるが、習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を完全に理解するのは難しく、質問に正しく答えられないときもある

POOR
文章で話すのは難しく、単語だけで話すことができる 発音の練習が必要である 習った単語と表現を少しだけ使うことができる 文章を理解するのは難しく、質問に答えるのは難しい
TUTOR FEEDBACK

GRAMMAR
Good: Was able to speak in complete sentences with minimal grammatical errors.
Fair: Was able to speak in complete sentences with evident grammatical errors.
Poor: Was able to speak using words only.
PRONUNCIATION
Good: Was able to pronounce most of the words clearly and correctly.
Fair: Mispronounced a few words.
Poor: Mispronounced most of the words.
VOCABULARY
Good: Used appropriate expressions learned in class.
Fair: Used appropriate expressions learned in class and made a few errors in word choice.
Poor: Used only a few words and expressions.
COMPREHENSION
Good: Was able to understand the passages and answer the questions correctly.
Fair: Had a little difficulty in understanding passages and answering questions.
Poor: Had a hard time understanding passages and answering questions.

Beginner: Creative Activities – Adverbs of Manner

LESSON GOAL

Let’s check our lesson goal.
In this material, you will learn how to use adverbs of manner in sentences.

PART A_1

Let’s read the sentences aloud. Please repeat after me.

PART A_2

1. I paint the picture skillfully. 私は上手に絵をかきます。 2. He reads the story slowly. 彼はゆっくり物語を読みます。 3. She recites the poem carefully. 彼女は慎重に詩を朗読します。 4. They dance ballet gracefully. 彼らは優雅にバレエを踊ります。 5. We solved the puzzle quickly. 私たちは早くパズルを解きます。 6. Did she sing the song perfectly? 彼女は完璧にその歌を歌いましたか?
PART B_1

Study the picture for 1 minute. Describe what each character does by completing the sentences with the correct verbs.

PART B_2

1. How does Darwin play the piano?
Answer: Darwin _________ the piano skillfully.
2. How does Grace sing?
Answer: Grace _____________ beautifully.

PART C_1

Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.

PART C_2

Congratulations on winning the competition, Emma! Yesterday, you recited your poem beautifully.
Thanks, Ron. Honestly, I performed nervously yesterday.

I didn’t even notice that. You finished your performance perfectly! I was listening to you fondly.
Yes, I saw you clapping cheerfully. I’m glad you appreciate my performance, Ron.

I really do. During your performance, the audience was cheering loudly.
Yes, I was looking at the audience while performing. Fortunately, I won and I’m very happy because I was able to perform successfully.

PART D_1

Please answer the questions in complete sentences.

PART D_2

1. According to Ron, how did Emma recite her poem yesterday?
Answer:
2. What was the audience doing during Emma’s performance?
Answer:
3. Why is Emma very happy?
Answer:

PART E_1

Let’s talk. Please answer my questions. You may ask questions, too.

PART E_2

1. Can you dance gracefully?
Answer:
2. Can you draw pictures skillfully?
Answer:
3. What creative activities do you do regularly?
Answer:
4. Can you play musical instruments beautifully?
Answer:
5. Can you write poems easily?
Answer:

REVIEW AND FEEDBACK

Now, let us review the things that you learned in this lesson.
(Please give a short feedback on how your student did on your class.)
Grammar
文法
Pronunciation 発音 Vocabulary
単語
Comprehension
理解
GOOD 文法の誤りはほとんどなく、完全な文章で話すことができる ほとんどの単語をはっきりと正しく発音することができる 習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を理解し、質問に正しく答えることができる

FAIR
文法の誤りはあるが、完全な文章で話すことができる 発音の練習が必要な言葉がいくつかある たまにミスはあるが、習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を完全に理解するのは難しく、質問に正しく答えられないときもある

POOR
文章で話すのは難しく、単語だけで話すことができる 発音の練習が必要である 習った単語と表現を少しだけ使うことができる 文章を理解するのは難しく、質問に答えるのは難しい
TUTOR FEEDBACK

GRAMMAR
Good: Was able to speak in complete sentences with minimal grammatical errors.
Fair: Was able to speak in complete sentences with evident grammatical errors.
Poor: Was able to speak using words only.
PRONUNCIATION
Good: Was able to pronounce most of the words clearly and correctly.
Fair: Mispronounced a few words.
Poor: Mispronounced most of the words.
VOCABULARY
Good: Used appropriate expressions learned in class.
Fair: Used appropriate expressions learned in class and made a few errors in word choice.
Poor: Used only a few words and expressions.
COMPREHENSION
Good: Was able to understand the passages and answer the questions correctly.
Fair: Had a little difficulty in understanding passages and answering questions.
Poor: Had a hard time understanding passages and answering questions.

TOEFL_task6(2)

DIALOGUE READING

I will read aloud a passage in below. Please listen and take notes.

講師が文章を音読しますので、よく聞いてメモを取りましょう。

READ

new year

READING

Now, please read the passaeg aloud in above.

上の文章を音読してください。

COMPREHENSION CHECK

Please answer the questions about the dialogue.

講師が会話文について質問するので答えましょう。

ANSWER

1. What is the professor talking about?

____________________________________________________.

2. What is a first example?

____________________________________________________.

3. What is a second example?

____________________________________________________.

CHECK YOUR ANSWERS

Now we’ll check sample answer. Please repeat after me.

解答例を見ます。講師に続いて読みましょう。

SAMPLE ANSWER

1. What is the professor talking about?

The professor is talking about bacteria and the effects bacteris can have on humans.

2. What is a first example?

The professor provides the example of the Black Death to illustrate that harmful bacteria can kill prople.

3. What is a second example?

The professor provides the example of the helpful bacteria in our intestines to show that some beneficial bacteria can help us to digest food.

SUMMARIZE ANSWER

Using examples and information from the lecture, talk about how some bacteria harm people and somebacteria benefit people.

講義の例や情報を用いて、ある細菌がどのように人々に害を与え、またある細菌は利益をもたらすかについて話してください。

ANSWER

The professor is talking about ____________________________________.

According to the professor, ______________________________________.

The professor presents two kinds of bacteria, ____________________________________________________________.

First, the professor provides the example of __________________________.

S/he also gives the example of _____________________________________.

Second, the professor provides the example of __________________________.

S/he also gives the example of _____________________________________.

Through this short lecture, I learned that ____________________________________________________________.

CHECK YOUR ANSWERS

Now we’ll check sample answer. Please repeat after me.

解答例を見ます。講師に続いて読みましょう。

SAMPLE ANSWER

The professor is talking about bacteria and the effects bacteris can have on humans.
According to the professor, bacteria are defined as microorganisms, which can be found all over the world.
The professor presents two kinds of bacteria, namely harmful bacteria and beneficial bacteria.
First, the professor provides the example of the Black Death to illustrate that harmful bacteria can kill prople.
He also gives the example of food poisoning to show that harmful bacteria can make people sick.
Second, the professor provides the example of the helpful bacteria in our intestines to show that some beneficial bacteria can help us to digest food.
He also gives the examples of foods, medicines, and products to show that beneficial bacteria give us useful things.
Through this short lecture, I learned that there are harmful bacteria which hurt people and beneficial bacteria which help people.

Beginner: Routine – Adverbs of Frequency

LESSON GOAL

Let’s check our lesson goal.
In this material, you will learn how to use adverbs of frequency in sentences.

PART A_1

Let’s read the sentences aloud. Please repeat after me.

PART A_2

1. I always take a bath. 私はいつもお風呂に入ります。 2. She usually brushes her teeth after meals. 彼女は普通、食後に歯を磨きます。 3. He often eats breakfast before going to school. 彼はよく学校に行く前に朝食を食べます。 4. We sometimes walk to school. 彼は時々、学校まで歩きます。 5. They rarely play video games on weekends. 彼らが週末にテレビゲームをすることはめったにない。 6. She never cooks at home. 彼女は家で全く料理をしません。
PART B_1

Study the picture for 1 minute. Describe what each character does by completing the sentences with the correct adverbs of frequency.

PART B_2

1. What does Emi always do?
Answer: Emi ________ feeds her cat.
2. What does Tina do sometimes?
Answer: Tina _________ bakes cookies.

PART C_1

Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.

PART C_2

Nice to see you here in the school garden, Emma. Do you often come here to study?
Nice to see you too, Ron. Yes, I sometimes come here to do my homework. How about you?

I rarely come here to study. I usually go to the library before going home.
That’s good. We’ll have our midterm exams next week, so I think I need to come here frequently to review.

You’re right. You never get low scores in the exams, so I don’t think you have to worry about it.
Thank you, Ron. See you around.

PART D_1

Please answer the questions in complete sentences.

PART D_2

1. Where does Emma sometimes go to do her homework?
Answer:
2. Where does Ron usually go before going home?
Answer:
3. Does Emma get low scores in the exams?
Answer:

PART E_1

Let’s talk. Please answer my questions. You may ask questions, too.

PART E_2

1. How often do you go out with your friends/family?
Answer:
2. How often do you clean your room?
Answer:
3. What is the first thing that you always do upon waking up?
Answer:
4. What do you always do before you go out?
Answer:
5. Is there an activity you never forget to do before going to bed?
Answer:

REVIEW AND FEEDBACK

Now, let us review the things that you learned in this lesson.
(Please give a short feedback on how your student did on your class.)
Grammar
文法
Pronunciation 発音 Vocabulary
単語
Comprehension
理解
GOOD 文法の誤りはほとんどなく、完全な文章で話すことができる ほとんどの単語をはっきりと正しく発音することができる 習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を理解し、質問に正しく答えることができる

FAIR
文法の誤りはあるが、完全な文章で話すことができる 発音の練習が必要な言葉がいくつかある たまにミスはあるが、習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を完全に理解するのは難しく、質問に正しく答えられないときもある

POOR
文章で話すのは難しく、単語だけで話すことができる 発音の練習が必要である 習った単語と表現を少しだけ使うことができる 文章を理解するのは難しく、質問に答えるのは難しい
TUTOR FEEDBACK

GRAMMAR
Good: Was able to speak in complete sentences with minimal grammatical errors.
Fair: Was able to speak in complete sentences with evident grammatical errors.
Poor: Was able to speak using words only.
PRONUNCIATION
Good: Was able to pronounce most of the words clearly and correctly.
Fair: Mispronounced a few words.
Poor: Mispronounced most of the words.
VOCABULARY
Good: Used appropriate expressions learned in class.
Fair: Used appropriate expressions learned in class and made a few errors in word choice.
Poor: Used only a few words and expressions.
COMPREHENSION
Good: Was able to understand the passages and answer the questions correctly.
Fair: Had a little difficulty in understanding passages and answering questions.
Poor: Had a hard time understanding passages and answering questions.