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Entry 私たちは (We’re)

GRAMMAR REVIEW

Let’s study the grammar rule below.
以下の文法を確認しましょう。

READ

When the subject of a sentence is “We” use “are”.
主語がWeの時は、be動詞のうちのareを使います。

We’re 私たちは
“We’re” means “We are.” “We’re” は”We are”を短くしたかたちです。

WORDS AND EXPRESSIONS

Let’s check the pronunciation, meaning and usage of the following words and expressions.
以下の単語や表現の発音、意味や使い方を確認しましょう。

READ

Words and Expressions Example Sentences
Now We’re busy now.
私たちは今忙しい。
What What are you doing now?
あなたたちは今何をしているのですか?
playing We’re still playing.
playのing形 私たちはまだ遊んでいます。
sleep We want to sleep.
眠る 私たちは眠りたいです。
need to You need to leave now.
~必要がある 今すぐ出発する必要があります。
sleepy We’re not sleepy.
眠い 眠くありません。
be going to We’re going to sleep now.
(これから)~する(つもりだ) 私たちは(これから)眠る(つもり)です。

FILL IN THE BLANK

Choose from the list below to fill in the gap.

下記の単語から正しいものを選び、文章を完成させましょう。

ANSWER

now need to
sleep What
are going to playing
sleepy

1. We’re busy __________ .
私たちは今忙しい。

2. __________ are you doing now?
あなたたちは今何をしているのですか?

3. We’re still __________ .
私たちはまだ遊んでいます。

4. You __________ leave now.
今すぐ出発する必要があります。

5. We’re not __________.
眠くありません。

6. We want to __________ .
私たちは眠りたいです。

7. We __________ sleep now.
私たちは(これから)眠る(つもり)です。

Entry 彼女は (She is)

GRAMMAR REVIEW

Let’s study the grammar rule below.
以下の文法を確認しましょう。

READ

When the subject of a sentence is “She” use “is”.
主語がSheの時は、be動詞のうちのisを使います。

She’s 彼女は
“She’s” means “She is.” “She’s” は”She is”を短くしたかたちです。

WORDS AND EXPRESSIONS

Let’s check the pronunciation, meaning and usage of the following words and expressions.
以下の単語や表現の発音、意味や使い方を確認しましょう。

READ

Words and Expressions Example Sentences
Who Who is she?
彼女は誰ですか?
She’s ~ She’s Anna.
彼女は~です 彼女はアナです。
What What is she doing?
彼女は何をやっていますか?
gift I give you a gift.
贈り物 あなたにプレゼントを贈ります。
opening She’s opening a gift.
openのing系 彼女は贈り物を開けています。
very She is very kind.
とても 彼女はとても親切です。
happy She’s happy.
幸せな 彼女は幸せだ。

FILL IN THE BLANK

Choose from the list below to fill in the gap.

下記の単語から正しいものを選び、文章を完成させましょう。

ANSWER

Who gift
opening She’s
happy What
very

1. __________ is she?
彼女は誰ですか?

2. __________ Anna.
彼女はアナです。

3. __________ is she doing?
彼女は何をやっていますか?

4. She’s __________ a gift.
彼女は贈り物を開けています。

5. She’s __________.
彼女は幸せだ。

6. He is __________ kind.
彼はとても親切です。

7. I give you a __________.
あなたにプレゼントを贈ります。

Entry 彼は (He is)

GRAMMAR REVIEW

Let’s study the grammar rule below.
以下の文法を確認しましょう。

READ

When the subject of a sentence is “He” use “is”.
主語がHeの時は、be動詞のうちのisを使います。

He’s 彼は
“He’s” means “He is.” “He’s” は“He is”を短くしたかたちです。

WORDS AND EXPRESSIONS

Let’s check the pronunciation, meaning and usage of the following words and expressions.
以下の単語や表現の発音、意味や使い方を確認しましょう。

READ

Words and Expressions Example Sentences
Who Who is he?
彼は誰ですか?
He’s He’s Ron.
彼は 彼はロンです。
Where Where is he?
どこ 彼はどこにいますか?
living room He’s in the living room.
リビング 彼はリビングにいます。/td>
What What is that?
あれは何ですか?
doing What is he doing?
doのing形 彼は何をしていますか?
drinking He’s drinking water.
drinkのing系 彼は水を飲んでいます。

FILL IN THE BLANK

Choose from the list below to fill in the gap.

下記の単語から正しいものを選び、文章を完成させましょう。

ANSWER

Who Where
He’s What
doing drinking
living room

1. __________ is he?
彼は誰ですか?

2. __________ Ron.
彼はロンです。

3. What is he __________ ?
彼は何をしていますか?

4. He’s __________ water.
彼は水を飲んでいます。

5. __________ is he?
彼はどこにいますか?

6. He’s in the __________ .
彼はリビングにいます。

7. __________ is that?
あれは何ですか?

Entry 私は (I am)

GRAMMAR REVIEW

Let’s study the grammar rule below.
以下の文法を確認しましょう。

READ

When the subject of a sentence is “I” use “am”.
主語がIの時は、be動詞のうちのamを使います

I’m 私は
“I’m” means “I am”. “I’m” は“I am”を短くしたかたちです。

WORDS AND EXPRESSIONS

Check the pronunciation, meaning and usage of the words with your tutor.

講師と一緒に単語の発音、意味、表現を確認しましょう。

READ

Words and Expressions Example Sentences
Hello Hello. Nice to meet you.
こんにちは こんにちは。始めまして。
I’m ~ I’m Ben.
私は~です。 私はベンです。
How old ~ ? How old are you?
~は何歳ですか? あなたは何歳ですか?
year Year, month, day.
年、月、日。
~ years old I am 15 years old.
~歳 私は15歳です。
glad He is glad to see you.
嬉しい 彼はあなたに会えて嬉しいです。
meet I’m glad to meet you.
会う 私はあなたに会えて嬉しいです。

FILL IN THE BLANK

Choose from the list below to fill in the gap.

下記の単語から正しいものを選び、文章を完成させましょう。

ANSWER

Hello years old
year I’m
meet How old
glad

1. __________. Nice to meet you.
こんにちは。始めまして。

2. __________ Ben.
私はベンです。

3. __________ are you?
あなたは何歳ですか?

4. I am 15 __________.
私は15歳です。

5. I’m glad to __________ you.
私はあなたに会えて嬉しいです。

6. __________ , month, day.
年、月、日。

7. He is __________ to see you.
彼はあなたに会えて嬉しいです。

P tag – regular (template)

TUTORS PART

Simple sentences: A simple sentence has only one clause: The children were laughing. John wanted a new bicycle. All the girls are learning English. Compound sentences: A compound sentence has two or more clauses: (We stayed behind) and (finished the job) (We stayed behind) and (finished the job), then (we went home). The clauses in a compound sentence are joined by co-ordinating conjunctions: John shouted and everybody waved. We looked everywhere but we couldn’t …

STUDENTS PART

– aaa iii uuu eee ooo
– a bullet list has to be written manually like this.
– on the other hand, making tables will be difficult.
– we might have to insert an image file for that

TUTORS PART

Simple sentences: A simple sentence has only one clause: The children were laughing. John wanted a new bicycle. All the girls are learning English. Compound sentences: A compound sentence has two or more clauses: (We stayed behind) and (finished the job) (We stayed behind) and (finished the job), then (we went home). The clauses in a compound sentence are joined by co-ordinating conjunctions: John shouted and everybody waved. We looked everywhere but we couldn’t …

STUDENTS PART

– aaa iii uuu eee ooo
– a bullet list has to be written manually like this.
– on the other hand, making tables will be difficult.
– we might have to insert an image file for that

TUTORS PART

Simple sentences: A simple sentence has only one clause: The children were laughing. John wanted a new bicycle. All the girls are learning English. Compound sentences: A compound sentence has two or more clauses: (We stayed behind) and (finished the job) (We stayed behind) and (finished the job), then (we went home). The clauses in a compound sentence are joined by co-ordinating conjunctions: John shouted and everybody waved. We looked everywhere but we couldn’t …

STUDENTS PART

– aaa iii uuu eee ooo
– a bullet list has to be written manually like this.
– on the other hand, making tables will be difficult.
– we might have to insert an image file for that

P tag – corp (template)

PASSAGE READING

Please read the passage silently for 20 seconds.

(Translation)

READ

Flower Shops

Flower shops sell different kinds of flowers. Each customer may choose which flowers to buy. Flowers are a great gift for friends and loved ones, so some people buy it on special occasions.

PASSAGE READING

Now, please read the passage above aloud.

(Translation)

QUESTION 1

Please look at the passage, why do some people buy flowers on special occasions?

ANSWER

QUESTION 2

Please look at the picture. How many women are there in the picture?

ANSWER

flower shops

QUESTION 3

Please look at the man. What is he going to do?

ANSWER

QUESTION 4

What country do you want to visit?

ANSWER

QUESTION 5

Do you play video games?

ANSWER

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ANALYSIS

Study the line graph below for 1 minute. Discuss what the graph is all about in detail.

ANSWER

EX1-image

EXPRESSIONS

Please read the phrasal verbs aloud and study their meaning carefully. I will correct your pronunciation while you’re doing so.

READ

  • carry (something) out
  • Meaning: To do something
  • Example: The team must carry out the plan even without their leader.
  • cut back on (something)
  • Meaning: To decrease the amount of money being spent
  • Example: The TV network should cut back on company parties to produce
    budget for charity.
  • dry up
  • Meaning: A sudden or gradual decrease of supply until there’s none left
  • Example: Rice supply is drying up so the government had to import from
    Thailand.
  • take over
  • Meaning: To be responsible of something after someone left the post or
    organization, or withdrew from the project
  • Example: Lucy is taking over the housing project after his supervisor
    resigned from work.

GRAMMAR CHECK

Choose the correct phrasal verbs to complete the sentences.
SHOW ANSWERS
  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. D

ANSWER

  • 1. The Education Ministry ____________ its campaign against bullying in
    schools.
    1. carried out
    2. cut back
    3. dried up
    4. took over
  • 2. The manufacturing company is ____________ on the budget for
    manpower since the procurement of new machines.
    1. carrying out
    2. cutting back
    3. drying up
    4. taking over
  • 3. Funding for livelihood programs is ____________.
    1. carrying out
    2. cutting back
    3. drying up
    4. taking over
  • 4. His son is __________ the telecommunications company.
    1. carrying out
    2. cutting back
    3. drying up
    4. taking over
  • 5. Which sentence used the phrasal verb correctly?
    1. Dan carried out all the luggage.
    2. I’m taking it over for nothing.
    3. He dried up the fish under the sun.
    4. She’s cutting back on buying unimportant things.

SELF-EXPRESSION

Please read each situation carefully, then discuss your insights in detail.

ANSWER

  1. In comparison with the stories of your parents or grandparents
    about their lives before, how do you feel about the heightened number
    of violent crimes in the world these days?
    Please explain your stand on the matter.

    Your Answer ______________________________________
  2. Can a person be successful without experiencing hardships and failures?
    How do these contribute to a successful life?
    What do you think are the top 3 indicators of success?

    Your Answer ______________________________________
  3. How do you usually come up with a decision?
    What was the most important decision you made in your life?

    Your Answer ______________________________________

FEEDBACK

Please listen as I give you feedback on this lesson.

ACTIVITY RATING
ANALYSIS
  • Student was able to explain the graph in detail.
  • Student was able to explain the graph but some details are inaccurate or missing.
  • Student was not able to provide a coherent explanation of the graph.
EXPRESSIONS
  • Student was able to read and understand the expressions without assistance nor errors.
  • Student was able to read and understand the expressions with less difficulty
  • Student needed full assistance to read and understand the expressions.
SELF-EXPRESSION
  • Student was able to express his/her ideas accurately and coherently.
  • Student was able to express his/her ideas with less difficulty.
  • Student was able to express his/her ideas only with tutor’s full assistance.
LEVEL ASSESSMENT
  • Expert High
  • Expert Low
  • Intermediate

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ANALYSIS

Study the line graph below for 1 minute. Discuss what the graph is all about in detail.

ANSWER

EX1-image

EXPRESSIONS

Please read the phrasal verbs aloud and study their meaning carefully. I will correct your pronunciation while you’re doing so.

READ

  • to figure (something) out
  • Meaning: To come up with an idea, answer, or solution
  • Example: The employee needs to figure out how to install the program.
  • to zero in on
  • Meaning: To mindfully focus on
  • Example: The committee will start to zero in on the quality of movie entries.
  • smarten up
  • Meaning: To look cleaner or more attractive
  • Example: He normally smartens up when giving a speech.
  • pencil in
  • Meaning: To set an appointment, but not confirmed
  • Example: The restaurant manager wanted to know if he’ll pencil us in
    for the dinner party.

GRAMMAR CHECK

Choose the correct phrasal verbs to complete the sentences.
SHOW ANSWERS
  1. B
  2. A
  3. C
  4. B
  5. A

ANSWER

  • 1. The boy _________ how to operate his father’s PC.
    1. penciled in
    2. figured out
    3. penciled out
    4. figured in
  • 2. The government will _________ education and the youth.
    1. zero in on
    2. zero in out
    3. zero in up
    4. zero out
  • 3. We requested the waiter to _________ , but our reservation wasn’t listed.
    1. pencil us out
    2. pencil us to
    3. pencil us in
    4. pencil us
  • 4. The applicant _________ for the interview.
    1. smartened
    2. smartened up
    3. smartened out
    4. smartened in
  • 5. Which sentence used the phrasal verb correctly?
    1. The new company will zero in on e-car development.
    2. Sam penciled in the minutes of the business meeting.
    3. Rex was asked to smarten up for the meeting so he read business articles last night.
    4. I figured out the meeting.

SELF-EXPRESSION

Please read each situation carefully, then discuss your insights in detail.

ANSWER

  1. How helpful training is in the performance and productivity of employees?
    What’s the reasonable duration for training?

    Your Answer ______________________________________
  2. If you’ll be given a chance to work as a hiring manager,
    what top 3 qualities would you look for in applicants? Why?

    Your Answer ______________________________________
  3. How do you think should the Japanese government address
    the backlash of ageing population to economy and society in general?

    Your Answer ______________________________________

FEEDBACK

Please listen as I give you feedback on this lesson.

ACTIVITY RATING
ANALYSIS
  • Student was able to explain the graph in detail.
  • Student was able to explain the graph but some details are inaccurate or missing.
  • Student was not able to provide a coherent explanation of the graph.
EXPRESSIONS
  • Student was able to read and understand the expressions without assistance nor errors.
  • Student was able to read and understand the expressions with less difficulty
  • Student needed full assistance to read and understand the expressions.
SELF-EXPRESSION
  • Student was able to express his/her ideas accurately and coherently.
  • Student was able to express his/her ideas with less difficulty.
  • Student was able to express his/her ideas only with tutor’s full assistance.
LEVEL ASSESSMENT
  • Expert High
  • Expert Low
  • Intermediate

Free Trial Lesson – Intermediate 3

WARM-UP

Let’s have a short conversation.
講師の質問に答えましょう。

  1. What’s the most popular social networking site in your country?
  2. Do you have a Facebook account? How often do you use it?
  3. How is social media connecting people?
  4. Are you comfortable with the use of social media? Please explain why or why not.

ANSWER

GRAMMAR CHECK

Rephrase the following direct questions to indirect questions.
次の直接疑問文を間接疑問文の形で言い換えましょう。
SHOW ANSWERS
  1. 1. I’d like to know if you prepare for a meeting in advance.
  2. 2. Could you tell me if Kris is joining the marathon next month?
  3. 3. Do you know if the police officer issues a violation ticket for overspeeders?
  4. 4. Do you have any idea if Peter and Isaac met in person?
  5. 5. I’d like to know if they watch foreign movies in school.

READ AND ANSWER

  1. Direct Question: Do you prepare for a meeting in advance?
    Indirect Question: I’d like to know ___________ .
  2. Direct question: Is Kris joining the marathon next month?
    Indirect Question: Could you tell me __________ ?
  3. Direct question: Does the police officer issue a violation ticket for overspeeders?
    Indirect Question: Do you know __________ ?
  4. Direct question: Have Peter and Isaac met in person
    Indirect Question: Do you have any idea __________ ?
  5. Direct question: Do they watch foreign movies in school?
    Indirect Question: I’d like to know __________ .

CONVERSATION

Let’s have a conversation. I will ask you the following questions one by one.
質問に答えましょう。講師にも同じ質問をしましょう。

  1. Do you have online friends that you haven’t met in person? Please tell me about them.
  2. Is it okay for you to meet someone you’ve only met online? Why or why not?
  3. What do you think about running a business through social media?
  4. Have you thought of being a travel blogger? What are the perks and challenges of having a job like that?
  5. Do you agree that a percentage of a person’s salary should be set apart for travels? Why or why not?

ANSWER

READING ALOUD

Read the passage aloud. I will ask you questions based on the passage after you read.
文章を音読しましょう。そのあとに文章の内容に関する質問をします。

READ

Millennials and B2B Marketing

In a B2B Report on millennials published by Sacunas (2016), it describes millennials as “digital by default”. Although this statement can be made through mere observation of practice and trends, businesses need concrete evidences to support such idea in order to logically strategize. The most important channels for researching new products and services are search engines, vendor websites, and social media for 56% of the millennials (Sacunas, 2016). In addition, social media is used by 85% of millennials to look into products and services for their jobs
and companies.
 
According to a survey conducted by American Press Institute (2015), 88% of millennials get news from Facebook. While Ronnie Charrier (2016), a Social Media Strategist, mentioned in his article “Millennials And Social Media: It’s More Complicated Than You Think” that millennial women are more likely to use Instagram than Snapchat and Twitter.
 
Videos are believed to be the most effective form of online content and social media (Sacunas, 2016), contributing to improved memory recall. It’s then safe to assume that the majority of millennials are visual learners. Since millennials are after transparency, values, relevancy, and engagement (IBM Institute for Business Value, 2015), companies should only create and release meaningful and exemplary online content for better branding.

TRUE OR FALSE

Let’s see how well you understood the passage. Read each statement and tell me whether it is true or false.
文章をどのくらい理解したか確認しましょう。下記の内容が正しいかどうか答えましょう。
SHOW ANSWERS
  1. False
  2. False
  3. True
  4. False
  5. False

ANSWER

  1. Millennials are incapable of using social media. (True or False)
  2. Eighty-five percent of millennials get news from Facebook. (True or False)
  3. Videos are the most easily remembered form of online content. (True or False)
  4. Ronnie Charrier is an online vendor. (True or False)
  5. Millennials are experiential learners. (True or False)

SELF-EXPRESSION

It’s time to express yourself! Please explain your answer in at least 7 sentences.
あなたの意見を言ってみましょう。あなたの答えを7文以上で説明しましょう。

What do you think is the purpose of social networking sites? What are the advantages and disadvantages of their use?

ANSWER

FEEDBACK

Please listen as I give you feedback on this lesson

ACTIVITY RATING
WARM-UP
  • Excellent 大変よくできました
  • Good よくできました
  • Needs more practice 頑張りましょう
GRAMMAR CHECK
  • Excellent 大変よくできました
  • Good よくできました
  • Needs more practice 頑張りましょう
CONVERSATION
  • Excellent 大変よくできました
  • Good よくできました
  • Needs more practice 頑張りましょう
TRUE OR FALSE
  • Excellent 大変よくできました
  • Good よくできました
  • Needs more practice 頑張りましょう
SELF-EXPRESSION
  • Excellent 大変よくできました
  • Good よくできました
  • Needs more practice 頑張りましょう
LEVEL ASSESSMENT
  • Expert 上級
  • Intermediate High 中級後半
  • Intermediate Low 中級前半