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Expert: Environmental Conservation

LESSON GOAL

Let’s check our lesson goal.
In this material, you will learn the words and phrases when talking about
environmental conservation and express your opinions about specific topics.

PART A_1

Choose the correct idiom to complete each sentence.
ANSWERS
  1. ray of sunshine
  2. tip of the iceberg
  3. breath of fresh air
  4. rain or shine
  5. raining cats and dogs

PART A_2

breath of fresh air ray of sunshine raining cats and dogs
rain or shine in the air tip of the iceberg
1. Her __________ is to reach the peak of Mount Everest.
2. Her speech about saving the environment is just the __________ of the program.
3. It was a __________ after Manila Bay was cleaned by different organizations.
4. __________, volunteers will still help typhoon victims.
5. It’s been __________ for three days due to the typhoon.

PART A_3

Make sentences using the given idioms.

PART A_4

1. breath of fresh air
Answer:
2. ray of sunshine
Answer:
3. raining cats and dogs
Answer:
4. tip of the iceberg
Answer:
5. rain or shine
Answer:

PART B_1

Study and analyze the graph carefully.
PART B_2

PART B_3

Use the following words to explain the data.

PART B_4

  • decade
  • worsen
PART C_1

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

PART C_2

1. Describe the quality of environment in your country.
Answer:
2. Do you think humans can still slow down Global Warming? Why or why not?
Answer:
3. Why do you think polar ice caps are melting? What can we do to stop them from melting?
Answer:
4. If you were to write a letter to international environmental organizations, what would you say?
Answer:
5. Where do you think we could get fuel for energy if the world has run out of oil?
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.

Expert: Environmental Conservation

MATCHING TYPE

Match each underlined idiom with its correct meaning.
ANSWERS
  1. good luck
  2. easy
  3. doing a good job
  4. heavy rain
  5. Things are going well so far

ANSWER

  1. easy
  2. doing a good job
  3. good luck
  4. things are going well so far
  5. calm down
  6. heavy rain
  1. She told him to “break a leg” on his exam.
  2. The exam is a piece of cake.
  3. She really is on the ball.
  4. It’s raining cats and dogs today.
  5. Pull yourself together, man!

MAKE A SENTENCE

Make sentences using the given idioms.

ANSWER

1. raining cats and dogs
Answer:
2. pull yourself together
Answer:
3. piece of cake
Answer:

READING ALOUD

Read and take note of the important points in the article.

READ

According to This Is Insider, an online news media company, Tokyo is the most populated city on Earth and has the busiest pedestrian crossings in the world. Every day, there are at least 3,000 people crossing the famed Shibuya station. Despite being overly crowded, everyone is polite and disciplined in crossing the streets even when the traffic lights change every two minutes. It is also considered the home to one of Tokyo’s busiest train stations carrying more than 2.4 million passengers a day. Shibuya Station began operating in 1885. Shibuya has also made its way to Hollywood films like The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift and Resident Evil: Afterlife.

CHECK YOUR UNDERSTANDING

Summarize the article.

ANSWER

READ BETWEEN THE LINES

In your own understanding, please explain the meaning of the following quotations

ANSWER

1. Many say that the government has a bigger responsibility on maintaining public health than individual people. Do you agree or disagree?
Answer:
2. Would you consider donating your organs after your death?
Answer:

CONVERSATION QUESTIONS

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

ANSWER

1. What disease frightens you the most?
Answer:
2. What is the health service like in your country?
Answer:
3. Do you consider yourself healthy?
Answer:
4. Have you ever tried any alternative health therapies?
Answer:
5. Do you have unhealthy habits?
Answer:

Intermediate: Environment

GUESS THE WORD

Fill in the missing letters of the word to complete each sentence. Read the meaning aloud and use it as a clue.
ANSWERS
  1. global warming
  2. misuse
  3. contribute

ANSWER

1. word:
G
L
_
B
_
L
W
_
R
M
_
N
G
meaning: [noun] increase of the Earth’s normal temperature
sentence: _____________ makes the ice melt in North and South Poles.
2. word:
M
_
S
_
S
E
meaning: [verb] to use something wrongly/incorrectly
sentence: We should not __________ our natural resources.
3. word:
C
O
_
T
R
I
B
U
_
E
meaning: [verb] to give or share something with others
sentence: They ___________ a lot of money to the environmental organization of their school.
READING ALOUD

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

READ

I just bought a new air conditioner. Summer season is not here yet, but it is already hot. Are you considering to buy as well?
Actually, I already have one at home, but I do not always use it. I prefer to use an electric fan at night and I take a bath two to three times a day to stay fresh.

I think I will feel more relaxed if I keep the air conditioner on especially at noon and at night. I guess I should also take a bath two to three times a day as you do.
You can use your air conditioner at night. I heard that it contributes to global warming. It releases dangerous gasses in the air especially if it’s overused or misused.

Oh, you’re right. My Science teacher told us that air conditioners use too much electricity. I cannot afford to pay that high for my electricity bills.
I’m glad you understand. You don’t just save money, you also help save the environment. However, if you feel “under the weather” due to the heat, you can use it until you’re relaxed.

Those are good points. As long as I can stand the heat, I will just use an electric fan. I want to help reduce the effects of global warming in my own way no matter how little it may be.
That’s really nice of you. Let’s hope that the others will also consider options like this. I’m sure they will understand.
CHECK YOUR UNDERSTANDING

Please answer the questions in complete sentences.

ANSWER

1. What did Ron buy?
Answer:
2. How many times does Emma take a bath in a day?
Answer:
3. Do you think Emma uses her air conditioner at night?
Answer:
4. What does Emma mean by “feel under the weather”?
Answer:
DESCRIBING PICTURES

Study the pictures for 1 minute. Tell a story based on the pictures.

ANSWER

EXPRESSING OPINIONS

Please answer the questions by stating your opinions.

ANSWER

1. Some people say that we can live without the use of plastic. Do you agree or disagree?
Answer:
2. Can you imagine what will happen when fossil fuel (coal and natural gas) runs out?
Answer:
CONVERSATION PRACTICE

Let’s talk. Please answer my questions.

ANSWER

1. Do you think newly discovered diseases are caused by environmental problems?
Answer:
2. How does your country implement cleanliness and orderliness?
Answer:
3. Do you think nuclear power is a safe source of electricity? Why or why not?
Answer:
4. What roles can the government and businesses play in solving environmental problems?
Answer:
5. What is the most stable source of energy? Is it solar energy, thermal, wind, etc.?
Answer:

Intermediate Conversation: Traffic and Transportation

WARM UP

Let’s read the dialogue. I will be Ron and you will be Emma. After reading it once, we’ll switch roles.

READ

My car broke down this afternoon. I don’t think I can use it by tomorrow. I am supposed to have a meeting with clients.
I’m sorry to hear that. I think you can ride a bus or a taxi instead.

I’m going to the Italian restaurant downtown. I would prefer taking a taxi since it is more convenient.
I guess so. I always take the bus going downtown because the fare is cheaper. The Italian restaurant is also near the bus stop so it is hassle-free.

You have a point there. Let me decide tomorrow. I think it depends on the traffic situation. Thanks for your help.
Sure thing. I hope there won’t be any traffic jams tomorrow.
CONVERSATION

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

ANSWER

1. What is your preferred mode of transportation when going to work/school? Why?
Answer:
2. What can you say about the public transportation in your country?
Answer:
3. What modes of transportation are available around your country?
Answer:
4. How much time do you spend travelling to work/school?
Answer:
5. Do you like walking? Why or why not?
Answer:
6. Have you ever ridden an airplane? Where did you go?
Answer:
7. Is riding a bus difficult in your country? Why? Why not?
Answer:
8. Have you ever ridden a boat or a ship? Where did you go?
Answer:
9. Do you fear riding certain types of transportation?
Answer:
10. Is it necessary to have your own vehicle? Why? Why not?
Answer:

Intermediate Conversation: Fads and Trends

WARM UP

Let’s read the dialogue. I will be Sam and you will be Alice. After reading it once, we’ll switch roles.

READ

Have you heard of home-stay lodging? A lot of people are talking about it on social media and I am interested to try it.
Yes, I have heard of that from one of my friends. His grandparents who live in the countryside let tourists stay in their house.

Wow! That is cool. I think it is a good way to relax from our busy city life.
You are right. Aside from staying in a relaxing environment, tourists can also go fishing, fruit-picking and cook various dishes with the homeowners.

That is very interesting! We should really try that as soon as we have free time.
Certainly. I will ask my friend about the details of the home-stay lodging later.

CONVERSATION

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

ANSWER

1. What are the major trends in your country nowadays?
Answer:
2. If you could bring back a trend from the past, what would it be and why?
Answer:
3. Do you usually follow trends? Why? Why not?
Answer:
4. People usually follow fashion trends even though they do not suit them. What can you say about that?
Answer:
5. What kind of trends do you dislike? Why? Why not?
Answer:
6. People usually follow trends through social media. Do you also get affected by this? Why? Why not?
Answer:
7. What do you think are the reasons why people follow trends?
Answer:
8. In your opinion, what makes people follow certain trends?
Answer:
9. Do you know any trends that stayed for a long time? Why do you think it/they stayed that long?
Answer:
10. What do you think would be the trends a year from now?
Answer:

Beginner Conversation: Animals and Pets

LESSON GOAL

Let’s check our lesson goal.
In this material, you will learn how to talk about animals and pets in an English conversation.

PART A_1

Let’s read the dialogue. I will be Ron and you will be Emma. After reading it once, we’ll switch roles.

PART A_2

Emma, may I ask for a favor?
Sure. What is it?

Will you come with me to take Chowie to the pet hospital today? She is not feeling well since last night and I think she has a fever.
Who is Chowie?

She is my new dog. Actually, she is a puppy and I named her Chowie. I found her last night alone in the streets so I decided to keep her since it was raining.
Oh, poor Chowie. Okay, Ron. Let’s meet outside your house in ten minutes then we will go to the hospital.
PART B_1

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

PART B_2

1. What is/are your favorite pet/s?
Answer:
2. Do you have any pet/s at home? If yes, what kind of pet/s do you have at home? If no, would you like to have one?
Answer:
3. In your own opinion, what animal is the best pet and why?
Answer:
4. Can you live in a world without animals? Yes or no?
Answer:
5. If you would have a new pet, what would you name it?
Answer:
6. Would you like to have a wild animal as a pet?
Answer:
7. Would you like to visit countries like Africa that protects many wild animals? Yes or no?
Answer:
8. If you would become an animal, what would you be and why?
Answer:
9. What animal/s are you afraid of? Why?
Answer:
10. Do you think it is safe to have a snake or a spider as a pet? Why or why not?
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 Conversation: Food and Dining

WARM UP

Let’s read the dialogue. I will be Sam and you will be Alice. After reading it once, we’ll switch roles.

READ

I cannot find anything to eat here at home. I am hungry. How about you, Alice?
I am hungry, too. Our parents won’t be home soon, so I guess we just have to wait for them.

Well, I was thinking of ordering food online. I want to order pizza and spaghetti. What do you say?
I have a better idea. Let’s bake pizza and cook spaghetti. Is that okay with you?

Wow! Of course, it is okay with me as long as I bake the pizza while you cook spaghetti.
Okay, Sam. Just make sure your pizza will taste good.
CONVERSATION

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

ANSWER

1. What do you think are the three best foods in your country?
Answer:
2. Do you like to eat at restaurants or do you prefer to eat at home?
Answer:
3. Have you ever worked in a restaurant? If not yet, would you like to if given the chance?
Answer:
4. Do you know how to cook? If yes, what do you usually cook? If no, would you like to learn how to cook?
Answer:
5. What do you think is the worst food you have ever eaten?
Answer:
6. Do you like spicy foods?
Answer:
7. Do you like meat better than vegetables?
Answer:
8. Name three foods from other countries that you like.
Answer:
9. How often do you eat healthy foods?
Answer:
10. Are there any foods that you don’t like to eat?
Answer:

Intermediate: Environment

GUESS THE WORD

Fill in the missing letters of the word to complete each sentence. Read the meaning aloud and use it as a clue.
ANSWERS
  1. global warming
  2. misuse
  3. contribute

ANSWER

1. word:
G
L
_
B
_
L
W
_
R
M
_
N
G
meaning: [noun] increase of the Earth’s normal temperature
sentence: _____________ makes the ice melt in North and South Poles.
2. word:
M
_
S
_
S
E
meaning: [verb] to use something wrongly/incorrectly
sentence: We should not __________ our natural resources.
3. word:
C
O
_
T
R
I
B
U
_
E
meaning: [verb] to give or share something with others
sentence: They ___________ a lot of money to the environmental organization of their school.
READING ALOUD

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

READ

I just bought a new air conditioner. Summer season is not here yet, but it is already hot. Are you considering to buy as well?
Actually, I already have one at home, but I do not always use it. I prefer to use an electric fan at night and I take a bath two to three times a day to stay fresh.

I think I will feel more relaxed if I keep the air conditioner on especially at noon and at night. I guess I should also take a bath two to three times a day as you do.
You can use your air conditioner at night. I heard that it contributes to global warming. It releases dangerous gasses in the air especially if it’s overused or misused.

Oh, you’re right. My Science teacher told us that air conditioners use too much electricity. I cannot afford to pay that high for my electricity bills.
I’m glad you understand. You don’t just save money, you also help save the environment. However, if you feel “under the weather” due to the heat, you can use it until you’re relaxed.

Those are good points. As long as I can stand the heat, I will just use an electric fan. I want to help reduce the effects of global warming in my own way no matter how little it may be.
That’s really nice of you. Let’s hope that the others will also consider options like this. I’m sure they will understand.
CHECK YOUR UNDERSTANDING

Please answer the questions in complete sentences.

ANSWER

1. What did Ron buy?
Answer:
2. How many times does Emma take a bath in a day?
Answer:
3. Do you think Emma uses her air conditioner at night?
Answer:
4. What does Emma mean by “feel under the weather”?
Answer:
DESCRIBING PICTURES

Study the pictures for 1 minute. Tell a story based on the pictures.

ANSWER

EXPRESSING OPINIONS

Please answer the questions by stating your opinions.

ANSWER

1. Some people say that we can live without the use of plastic. Do you agree or disagree?
Answer:
2. Can you imagine what will happen when fossil fuel (coal and natural gas) runs out?
Answer:
CONVERSATION PRACTICE

Let’s talk. Please answer my questions.

ANSWER

1. Do you think newly discovered diseases are caused by environmental problems?
Answer:
2. How does your country implement cleanliness and orderliness?
Answer:
3. Do you think nuclear power is a safe source of electricity? Why or why not?
Answer:
4. What roles can the government and businesses play in solving environmental problems?
Answer:
5. What is the most stable source of energy? Is it solar energy, thermal, wind, etc.?
Answer:

[HS] Global Issues

DIRECTIONS

In this lesson, you will give a presentation about global issues.
Then, I will ask questions and give feedback after your presentation.

PRESENTATION

(Please start your presentation now.)

QUESTIONS

Thank you for your presentation.
Let me ask you some questions about it.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

FEEDBACK

Now, I will give feedback on your presentation.

TEAP_18

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. Do you like traveling?
Answer:
2. Do you help in cleaning your house?
Answer:
3. Where do you usually spend your free time?
Answer:
INTERVIEW PRACTICE

I will play as a music 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:
-Musical instruments s/he can play
-When s/he learned to play them
-Reasons she chose to be a music teacher
-The most interesting thing about being a music teacher

GIVING A SPEECH

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

SPEECH

Mental health should be prioritized.
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. Should all people study arts?
Answer:
2. Should all countries require foreign visitors to get a visa before their visit?
Answer:
3. Do you agree that time management is important for students?
Answer:
4. Should students be taught how to deal with stress?
Answer: