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Eiken 1_5

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. Should mental health be prioritized?
2. What should be the legal voting age in your country?
3. Do you think voting is an important responsibility as a citizen?
4. Do you think all politicians should study law?
5. How do you think the government can help the people in need?

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. Should mental health be prioritized?
2. What should be the legal voting age in your country?
3. Do you think voting is an important responsibility as a citizen?
4. Do you think all politicians should study law?
5. How do you think the government can help the people in need?

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.

Eiken 1_4

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. Do you think the government should pay for the education of less fortunate children?
2. Do you think graduating from university is necessary to be successful?
3. Do you think everyone should be given free health care?
4. Do you think the government should allow people to own guns for self-defense?
5. Do you think the government should provide jobs for undergraduates?

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. Do you think the government should pay for the education of less fortunate children?
2. Do you think graduating from university is necessary to be successful?
3. Do you think everyone should be given free health care?
4. Do you think the government should allow people to own guns for self-defense?
5. Do you think the government should provide jobs for undergraduates?

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.

Eiken 1_3

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. What should the Japanese government prioritize?
2. Should rich people pay more tax?
3. Do you think doing volunteer work is always good?
4. Should parents allow their children to choose their school?
5. Agree or disagree: The government allows academic acceleration to gifted students.

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. What should the Japanese government prioritize?
2. Should rich people pay more tax?
3. Do you think doing volunteer work is always good?
4. Should parents allow their children to choose their school?
5. Agree or disagree: The government allows academic acceleration to gifted students.

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.

Eiken 1_2

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 does global warming affect the world?
2. Is studying arts helpful in our daily life?
3. Should all agricultural chemicals be prohibited?
4. Should everyone study chemistry?
5. Agree or disagree: Having a good education is necessary for success.

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 does global warming affect the world?
2. Is studying arts helpful in our daily life?
3. Should all agricultural chemicals be prohibited?
4. Should everyone study chemistry?
5. Agree or disagree: Having a good education is necessary for success.

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.

Entry: Jobs – He/She

INTRODUCING ONESELF

Let’s read!

woman

My father’s name is John.
私の父親の名前はジョンです。
He is a teacher.
彼は先生です。
He works at a private high school.
彼は私立高校で働いています。

READ

man

My mother’s name is Anna.
私の母親の名前はアナです。
She is a doctor.
彼女は医者です。
She works at the city hospital.
彼女は市立病院で働いています。

INTRODUCING ONESELF

Tell me something about yourself. Complete the sentences with your personal information.

My mother’s name is ________.
私の母親の名前は ________ です。
She is a _______.
彼女の仕事は ________ です。
She works / stays ________.
彼女は ________ で働いています・にいます。

ANSWER

My mother’s name is ________.
私の母親の名前は ________ です。
She is a _______.
彼女の仕事は ________ です。
She works / stays ________.
彼女は ________ で働いています・にいます。

GRAMMAR

Let’s meet some people. Please read after me.

READ

He is a man.
彼は男性です。
He is a policeman.
彼は警察官です。
He protects people.
彼は人々を守ります。

She is a woman.
彼女は女性です。
She is a doctor.
彼女は医者です。
She helps sick people.
彼女は病気の人々を助けます。

He is a man.
彼は男性です。
He is a farmer.
彼は農家です。
He plants fruits and vegetables.
彼は果物や野菜を植えます。

She is a woman.
彼女は女性です。
She is a teacher.
彼女は先生です。
She teaches people.
彼女は人々に教えます。

He is a man.
彼は男性です。
He is a chef.
彼は料理人です。
He cooks food.
彼は食べ物を料理します。

She is a woman.
彼女は女性です。
She is a news reporter.
彼女はニュースレポーターです。
She reports news.
彼女はニュースを報道します。

GRAMMAR

Tell me who they are. Complete each sentence.

ANSWER

He is a ________ .
彼は ________ です。

She is a ________ .
彼女は ________ です。

He is a ________ .
彼は ________ です。

She is a ________ .
彼女は ________ です。

He is a ________ .
彼は ________ です。

She is a ________ .
彼女は ________ です。

Beginner: Conjunctions (and, but, or)

GRAMMAR POINT

READING ALOUD

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

READ

Hi, Alice. We have an exam in English and Science tomorrow, right?
Yes. We have to study hard. I heard the exams are difficult.
Where will you study?
I don’t know yet. Maybe in the library or at home.
I’m also thinking of studying in the library, but there are too many people.
Yeah. I think it would be better for us to study at home. What time do we have to be in school?
Our exam will start at 11:00 AM, but we have to be in the classroom at 10:30 AM.
I see. Thank you.

CHECK YOUR UNDERSTANDING

Please answer the questions I’ll ask you about the dialogue.

ANSWER

1. What subjects do they have an exam in?
Answer:
2. Where will Alice study?
Answer:
3. Why is it better for them to study at home?
Answer:
4. What time do they have to be in school?
Answer:

DESCRIBING PICTURES

Study the picture for 1 minute.
Please answer the questions below using “and, but, or”.

DESCRIBE

beginner--conjunctions--and--but--or----zel-highres (1)
1. What is Ann going to do?
Answer:
2. What can Jay play?
Answer:
3. What would Jay love to play?
Answer:

CONVERSATION PRACTICE

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

ANSWER

1. Which do you prefer, meat or vegetable?
Answer:
2. What if you could travel the world but you have to leave your family behind?
Answer:
3. Which do you think is better, traveling in your country or traveling abroad?
Answer:
4. Do you like reading English books and watching English movies?
Answer:
5. Do you know how to sing and dance?
Answer:

General English (Intermediate)_Fair Trade

ANSWERING QUESTIONS

I will ask you the following questions. Please answer.

ANSWERING QUESTIONS

1. What is your name?
2. Do you want to have your own business?
3. Are small businesses popular in your country?
4. What services do small businesses usually offer in your country?
5. Are you familiar with fair trade?

ANSWER

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

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. Do you want to have your own business?
3. Are small businesses popular in your country?
4. What services do small businesses usually offer in your country?
5. Are you familiar with fair trade?

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

Nicky: Do you know what fair trade does?
Kevin: Yes. Fair trade empowers farmers and workers.
Nicky: That’s interesting. Can you tell me more?
Kevin: They make sure that farmers, workers, and corporations have equal rights by establishing a set of rules.
Nicky: It’s good that there are some organizations that help those who are in need.
Kevin: I agree. Especially nowadays, most farmers and workers don’t get their rights.
Nicky: That’s true. I hope in the future, everyone gets to enjoy their rights.

COMPREHENSION CHECK

Please answer the following questions based on the dialogue.

ANSWER

1. What does fair trade empower?
Answer:
2. How can fair trade make sure that farmers, workers, and corporations have equal rights?
Answer:
3. What does Kevin hope for in the future?
Answer:

DIALOGUE PRACTICE

Let’s read the dialogue below.
Complete each conversation by choosing the correct answer.

READ AND ANSWER

1. Tutor: There’s an orientation on fair trade tomorrow. Do you want to join?
Student: Sure. What _____ will it start?
a. day
b. hour
c. time
d. week
(Answer is in the last page.)
READ AND ANSWER

2. Tutor: I want to have a trading business in the future.
Student: That’s great. What kind of _____ would you like to offer?
a. product
b. book
c. laptop
d. tablet
(Answer is in the last page.)
READ AND ANSWER

3. Tutor: What major would you like to study in college?
Student: I want to study _____. I have a huge interest in international trading.
a. Math
b. Science
c. English
d. Economics
(Answer is in the last page.)
READ AND ANSWER

4. Tutor: I’ll be attending an internal fair trade event this weekend.
Student: That’s _____. For sure you’ll learn a lot of things there.
a. interesting
b. sad
c. fun
d. okay
(Answer is in the last page.)
READ AND ANSWER

5. Tutor: Why do you know a lot of things about trading?
Student: My mom _____ for a trading company.
a. works
b. sees
c. handles
d. hires
(Answer is in the last page.)
EXPRESSING OPINIONS

Please answer the following questions based on your opinion. Give at least one reason to support your answer.

ANSWER

1. Do you know any fair trade products in your country?
Answer:
2. What fair trade products are you familiar with?
Answer:
3. What can you say about fair trade products?
Answer:
4. Do you think fair trade is important?
Answer:
5. How do you think fair trade helps farmers and workers?
Answer:
6. Do you think fair trade products are expensive?
Answer:
7. Do you think all countries should have a fair trade policy?
Answer:

ANSWERS FOR DIALOGUE PRACTICE

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

TEAP_16

INTRODUCING ONESELF

Let’s introduce ourselves using the following dialogue as a guide.

INTRODUCE

Tutor: Hello, my name is May I know your name?
Student:
Tutor:
Student:

CONVERSATION PRACTICE

I will ask you the following questions. Please answer them based on your experience.

ANSWER

1. What kind of movies do you like to watch?
Answer:
2. What country would you like to visit in the future?
Answer:
3. What languages do you speak?
Answer:
INTERVIEW PRACTICE

I will play as a teacher. You will play as an interviewer. Please ask me questions about the given items below.

Begin the interview with this sentence: “Hello, may I ask you some questions?”

INTERVIEW

Ask questions about:
– Qualities of an effective teacher
– The number of years s/he has been teaching
– Best part of being a teacher
– Educational stage s/he prefers to teach (example: pre-school, elementary, high school)

GIVING A SPEECH

Please read the given topic below. Then, explain whether you agree or disagree with the statement.

SPEECH

English books should not be translated to Japanese.
I agree
I disagree

EXPRESSING OPINIONS

Please answer the following questions based on your opinion. Give at least one reason to support your answer.

ANSWER

1. Do you think going to college should be mandatory?
Answer:
2. Do you think having more infrastructures is better than having more trees?
Answer:
3. What do you think are the effects of social networking sites (SNS) to young people?
Answer:
4. Why is English important?
Answer:

General English (Intermediate)_Animal Sanctuary

ANSWERING QUESTIONS

I will ask you the following questions. Please answer.

ANSWERING QUESTIONS

1. What is your name?
2. What pet do you want to have?
3. Where do you want to keep your pet?
4. Would you like to help organizations in saving animal sanctuaries?
5. What do you think you can do to help save animal sanctuaries?

ANSWER

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

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 pet do you want to have?
3. Where do you want to keep your pet?
4. Would you like to help organizations in saving animal sanctuaries?
5. What do you think you can do to help save animal sanctuaries?

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

Nicky: Hey, Kevin. Have you heard the news about the forest fire last night?
Kevin: Yes, I have. I feel sorry for the animals who suffered during the fire. I hope they’ll all be rescued.
Nicky: I hope so, too. Do you think it’s okay to keep the forest animals inside an animal shelter?
Kevin: I don’t think it’s okay. Forest animals need to be free in the forest.
Nicky: I agree with you. But they can keep the animals inside a shelter for a while to help them get better, right?
Kevin: I think so, but the animals need to be freed after they get better. They need their home and they are used to the wide space they have in the forest.
Nicky: That’s true. I hope nothing bad happens to the animals.

COMPREHENSION CHECK

Please answer the following questions based on the dialogue.

ANSWER

1. What happened to the forest last night?
Answer:
2. Why does Nicky think that forest animals shouldn’t be kept inside an animal shelter?
Answer:
3. Why do the forest animals have to be freed after they recover?
Answer:

DIALOGUE PRACTICE

Let’s read the dialogue below.
Complete each conversation by answering the appropriate response.

READ AND ANSWER

1. Tutor: I think zoo animals should be brought back to their natural home.
Student: I think so, too. Animals _______ not be caged.
a. are
b. should
c. would
d. are
(Answer is in the last page.)
READ AND ANSWER

2. Tutor: I heard some wild animals are on the loose.
Student: Yeah. I hope they’ll be brought _______ an animal sanctuary.
a. to
b. for
c. that
d. of
(Answer is in the last page.)
READ AND ANSWER

3. Tutor: Some animals lost their homes due to the rising number of buildings.
Student: There’s no need to _______. There are facilities that help animals in need.
a. sorry
b. don’t worry
c. nervous
d. worry
(Answer is in the last page.)
READ AND ANSWER

4. Tutor: Do you think putting animals on a cage makes them aggressive?
Student: I’m not sure _______ that. But I think it’s a factor.
a. from
b. for
c. about
d. on
(Answer is in the last page.)
READ AND ANSWER

5. Tutor: I heard that it is free to adopt animals from shelters.
Student: That’s nice. I think adopting animals is _______ leaving them in animal shelters.
a. better than
b. more than
c. better
d. best
(Answer is in the last page.)
EXPRESSING OPINIONS

Please answer the following questions based on your opinion. Give at least one reason to support your answer.

ANSWER

1. Do you think animals deserve to have a good home?
Answer:
2. Where do you think endangered animals should be kept?
Answer:
3. Do you think it is okay to keep animals inside a cage?
Answer:
4. Do you think zoo animals should be freed?
Answer:
5. What do you think is the best place for wild animals?
Answer:
6. Do you think animals on the loose should be kept in animal shelters?
Answer:
7. What do you think people should do with animals in animal shelters?
Answer:

ANSWERS FOR DIALOGUE PRACTICE

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

General English (Intermediate)_Advantages and Disadvantages of SNS

ANSWERING QUESTIONS

I will ask you the following questions. Please answer.

ANSWERING QUESTIONS

1. What is your name?
2. Do you use SNS?
3. What is the most famous SNS in your country?
4. What SNS do you often use?
5. How often do you use that SNS?

ANSWER

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

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. Do you use SNS?
3. What is the most famous SNS in your country?
4. What SNS do you often use?
5. How often do you use that SNS?

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

Nicky: Hi, Kevin. Have you tried using the new SNS called “XMS”?
Kevin: Yes, I have. It is the new SNS where people can send messages, call others, and post different things online, right?
Nicky: Yes, that’s the one. It is so convenient. I posted a picture yesterday and my dad saw it at that very moment even if he’s in Europe.
Kevin: Wow. That’s cool, but you should be careful in using XMS and any other SNS.
Nicky: Why? Is there something I should be aware of?
Kevin: Actually, there is. Just a few hours ago, someone posted something using my sister’s XMS account. She was shocked when she saw it because she hasn’t been using it for about a week now.
Nicky: Whoa! That’s scary. What is she planning to do?
Kevin: Well, we told her to change her password and be more careful when using that SNS. You should be more careful in using different SNS, too.

COMPREHENSION CHECK

Please answer the following questions based on the dialogue.

ANSWER

1. What is the new SNS called?
Answer:
2. What can people do in that new SNS?
Answer:
3. What happened to the XMS account of Kevin’s sister?
Answer:

DIALOGUE PRACTICE

Let’s read the dialogue below.
Complete each conversation by choosing the correct answer.

READ AND ANSWER

1. Tutor: Why do you use SNS?
Student: I use SNS because it helps me _______ with people.
a. connect
b. connects
c. connecting
d. connected
(Answer is in the last page.)
READ AND ANSWER

2. Tutor: What device do you usually use to get online?
Student: I usually use _______ computer.
a. of
b. is
c. my
d. there
(Answer is in the last page.)
READ AND ANSWER

3. Tutor: How did you know that the practice is cancelled?
Student: Coach just posted _______ announcement online.
a. a
b. an
c. of
d. to
(Answer is in the last page.)
READ AND ANSWER

4. Tutor: I heard that the new SNS can only be used on computers.
Student: Yeah. No one can access the new SNS outside _______ they have a laptop with them.
a. but
b. or
c. and
d. unless
(Answer is in the last page.)
READ AND ANSWER

5. Tutor: How do you see other people’s posts on SNS?
Student: You have to _______ a request and wait for their confirmation.
a. bring
b. send
c. take
d. receive
(Answer is in the last page.)
EXPRESSING OPINIONS

Please answer the following questions based on your opinion. Give at least one reason to support your answer.

ANSWER

1. What do you think are the advantages of SNS?
Answer:
2. What do you think are the disadvantages of SNS?
Answer:
3. Do you think that SNS is helpful to students?
Answer:
4. Do you think it is okay to talk to strangers online?
Answer:
5. Do you think it is okay to meet up with people you met online?
Answer:
6. Do you think people should always check their SNS accounts?
Answer:
7. Do you think people should put their personal information on their SNS accounts?
Answer:

ANSWERS FOR DIALOGUE PRACTICE

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