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Beginner: Transportation – Present Perfect Tense

GRAMMAR REVIEW

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

READ

1. I have ridden a bike. 私は自転車に乗りました。 2. She has taken a taxi. 彼女はタクシーに乗りました。 3. He has gone to work by bus. 彼はバスで仕事に行きました。 4. We have taken the train to Tokyo. 私たちは東京まで電車に乗りました。 5. They have boarded the ship. 彼らは船に乗りました。 6. I haven’t driven a car. 私は車を運転したことがありません。
DESCRIBING PICTURES

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

ANSWER

1. Has George flown in an airplane?
Answer: Yes, George _______ _______ in an airplane.
2. Has Dana boarded a ship?
Answer: No, Dana _____ _______ a ship.

READING ALOUD

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

READ

Have you ever thought of buying a car?
Yes, Sam. Recently, I have thought of buying a car. It is getting difficult to commute by train these days.

I agree with that. I have seen many people commuting to work by train. It seems very difficult.
You’re right. Actually, I have ridden a taxi to work this morning. There were many people at the train station.

I think you should really buy a car. Have you decided which car to buy?
Yes, I have. Next week, please come with me at the car shop. Let’s check it out.

CHECK YOUR UNDERSTANDING

Please answer the questions in complete sentences.

ANSWER

1. What has Alice thought of recently?
Answer:
2. Has Alice ridden a taxi to work this morning?
Answer:
3. Has Alice decided which car to buy?
Answer:

CONVERSATION PRACTICE

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

ANSWER

1. Have you ever flown in an airplane?
Answer:
2. Have you ever driven a car?
Answer:
3. Have you ever boarded a ship?
Answer:
4. Have you ever tried any traditional/old form of transportation?
Answer:
5. What is the best form of transportation you have ever used?
Answer:

Beginner: City Life – Adjectives

GRAMMAR REVIEW

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

READ

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。

DESCRIBING PICTURES

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

ANSWER

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

READING ALOUD

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

READ

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!

CHECK YOUR UNDERSTANDING

Please answer the questions in complete sentences.

ANSWER

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:

CONVERSATION PRACTICE

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

ANSWER

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:

Beginner: In the Park – Present Progressive Tense

GRAMMAR REVIEW

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

READ

1. I am flying a kite. 私はたこを飛ばしています。 2. She is riding a bicycle. 彼女は自転車に乗っています。 3. He is walking with his dog. 彼は犬と散歩しています。 4. We are jogging around the park. 私たちは公園の周りをジョギングしています。 5. They are playing badminton. らバドミントンをしています。 6. Are they having a picnic? 彼らはピクニックをしていますか?

DESCRIBING PICTURES

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

ANSWER

1. What is Pam doing?
Answer: Pam is _____________ to music.
2. What is Will doing?
Answer: Will is _____________ potato chips.

READING ALOUD

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

READ

It’s nice seeing you in the park today, Emma. What are you doing here?
Hi, Ron. It’s nice seeing you, too. I am just walking around the park. How about you?

I see. I’m just waiting for my friend Sam. Anyway, where is your dog?
The vet is treating my dog in the clinic. He is sick today.

Sad to hear about that. I hope your dog gets better soon.
Thank you, Ron. The vet said that my dog is getting stronger now. I hope he continues to get better.

CHECK YOUR UNDERSTANDING

Please answer the questions in complete sentences.

ANSWER

1. What is Emma doing in the park?
Answer:
2. Who is Ron waiting for?
Answer:
3. What is the vet doing to Emma’s dog?
Answer:

CONVERSATION PRACTICE

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

ANSWER

1. Imagine you are in the park, what are you doing now?
Answer:
2. Imagine there are a lot of people in the park, what are they doing now?
Answer:
3. Imagine you’re having a picnic in the park, what are you eating now?
Answer:
4. What activities are you going to do alone in the park?
Answer:
5. Are you planning to go to the park soon?
Answer:

Beginner: In the Countryside – Simple Future Tense

GRAMMAR REVIEW

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

READ

1. I will go to the hills. 私は丘に行きます。
2. She will plant some trees. 彼女は何本か木を植えます。
3. He will climb a mountain. 彼は山に登ります。
4. Will she go fishing? 彼女は釣りに行きますか?
5. We will swim in the lake. 私たちは湖で泳ぎます。
6. They will go hiking. 彼らはハイキングに行きます。

DESCRIBING PICTURES

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

ANSWER

1. What will Oscar do?
Answer: Oscar ______ fly a kite.
2. What will Juliet do?
Answer: Juliet ______ ride a horse.

READING ALOUD

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

READ

We will have our summer vacation very soon. Do you have any plans?
Yes, Ron. My family and I will go to the farm. I’m excited because we will bring our dogs. How about you?

I will go to the countryside with my family. Our whole family will be there, so I think it will be fun.
That’s nice. How long will you stay in the countryside?

I will be on vacation for a month, so I will stay there for 3 weeks. We will go home a week after that.
I’m sure you will enjoy your stay there. Take care!

CHECK YOUR UNDERSTANDING

Please answer the questions in complete sentences.

質問に対して文章で答えてみましょう。

ANSWER

1. Where will Emma and her family go?
Answer:
2. Where will Ron go with his family?
Answer:
3. How long will Ron be on vacation?
Answer:

EXPRESSING YOURSELF

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

ANSWER

1. Which part of the country will you go on your next vacation?
Answer:
2. In which season will you visit the countryside?
Answer:
3. What vehicle will you ride when you go to the countryside?
Answer:
4. What activities will you try when you go to the countryside?
Answer:
5. Which one will you choose? Going to the mountains or to the beaches?
Answer:

Beginner: Entertainment – Contractions

GRAMMAR REVIEW

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

READ

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。

DESCRIBING PICTURES

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

ANSWER

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

READING ALOUD

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

READ

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.

CHECK YOUR UNDERSTANDING

Please answer the questions in complete sentences.

ANSWER

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:

CONVERSATION PRACTICE

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

ANSWER

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:

Beginner: Conjunctions (when, while)

LESSON GOAL

In this material, you will practice using the conjunctions while and when in sentences.

PART A_1

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

PART A_2

Good morning, Alice. You’re early today. Our first class is at 8:30 AM.
I wanted to study for our Science quiz, so I came to school early. What do you usually do while waiting for our first class?
I usually read my notes while waiting for our first class. Actually, I was reading my notes in Science when you entered the classroom.
Oh, I see. Then, how about we study together? I will ask you questions and you should answer them without looking at your notes.
That’s a good idea! Sure, let’s do that.
Let me just get my Science book from my locker. I’ll be back in five minutes.
Okay, I’ll continue reading while waiting for you.
I hope we get good marks in our Science quiz later.

PART A_3

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

PART A_4

1. What time is their first class?
Answer:
2. Why did Alice come to school early today?
Answer:
3. What does Sam usually do while waiting for their first class?
Answer:
4. What was Sam doing when Alice entered the classroom?
Answer:

PART B_1

Study the picture for 1 minute.
Please answer the questions below using “when” or “while”.

PART B_2

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1. What was Carlos doing while listening to music?
Answer:
2. Who called Carlos when he was painting and listening to music?
Answer:
3. Who told Carlos that David was calling him?
Answer:

PART B_3

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

PART B_4

1. What do you usually do while waiting for your class to start?
Answer:
2. Do you use a dictionary while studying English?
Answer:
3. Do you use spoon and fork when eating?
Answer:
4. Do you listen to music while studying for an examination?
Answer:
5. Do you bring a shopping list when you go shopping?
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.

Entry: Food – Here/There

INTRODUCING SOMETHING

Let’s read!

Here is a box of pizza.
ピザの箱があります。
This is a cheese pizza.
これはチーズピザです。
This is delicious.
これはおいしいです。

READ

There is a box of pizza.
ピザの箱があります。
That is a bacon pizza.
あれはベーコンピザです。
That is delicious.
あれはおいしいです。

INTRODUCING SOMETHING

Complete the sentences based on the information given by your tutor.

Here is a __________.
_______ があります。
This is a __________.
これは_______ です。
This is a __________.
これは_______ です。

ANSWER

There is a __________.
_______ があります。
That is a __________.
あれは_______ です。
That is a __________.
あれは_______ です。

GRAMMAR

Let’s describe some food. Please read after me.

READ

Here is an ice cream.
アイスクリームがあります。
This is a snack.
これはお菓子です。
This is cold.
これは冷たいです。

There is an ice cream.
アイスクリームがあります。
That is a snack.
あれはお菓子です。
That is cold.
あれは冷たいです。

Here is a curry rice.
カレーライスがあります。
This is for lunch.
これは昼食用です。
This is delicious.
これはおいしいです。

There is a curry rice.
カレーライスがあります。
That is for lunch.
あれは昼食用です。
That is delicious.
あれはおいしいです。

Here is a pancake.
パンケーキがあります。
This is for breakfast.
これは朝食用です。
This is tasty.
これはおいしいです。

There is a pancake.
パンケーキがあります。
That is for breakfast.
あれは朝食用です。
That is tasty.
あれはおいしいです。

GRAMMAR

Let’s name some food. Complete each sentence.

ANSWER


Here is an ________ .
_______ があります。

There is an ________ .
_______ があります。

Here is a ________ .
_______ があります。

There is a ________ .
_______ があります。

Here is a ________ .
_______ があります。

There is a ________ .
_______ があります。

Entry: Occasions – Our/Their

INTRODUCING SOMETHING

Let’s read!

It is our wedding day.
今日は私たちの結婚式の日です。
Our wedding is fantastic.
私たちの結婚式は素晴らしいです。
Our wedding is beautiful.
私たちの結婚式は美しいです。

READ

It is their wedding day.
今日は彼らの結婚式の日です。
Their wedding is fantastic.
彼らの結婚式は素晴らしいです。
Their wedding is beautiful.
彼らの結婚式は美しいです。

INTRODUCING SOMETHING

Your tutor will describe their Christmas party. Complete the sentences according to what he/she said.

It is our _______________.
それは私たちの_______ です。
Our Christmas party is _____________.
私たちのクリスマスパーティーは_______ です。
Our Christmas party is _____________.
私たちのクリスマスパーティーは_______ です。

ANSWER

It is their _________________.
それは彼らの_______ です。
Their Christmas party is ______________.
彼らのクリスマスパーティーは_______ です。
Their Christmas party is ______________.
彼らのクリスマスパーティーは_______ です。

GRAMMAR

Let’s identify the occasions below. Please read after me.

READ

It is our New Year party.
今日は新年会です。
Our new year party is amazing.
私たちの新年会は素晴らしいです。
Our new year party is awesome.
私たちの新年会はすごいです。

It is their New Year party.
今日は彼らの新年会です。
Their new year party is amazing.
彼らの新年会は素晴らしいです。
Their new year party is awesome.
彼らの新年会はすごいです。

It is our Graduation Day.
今日は私たちの卒業の日です。
Our graduation is wonderful.
私たちの卒業は素晴らしいです。
Our graduation is memorable.
私たちの卒業は思い出深いです。

It is their Graduation Day.
今日は彼らの卒業の日です。
Their graduation is wonderful.
彼らの卒業は素晴らしいです。
Their graduation is memorable.
彼らの卒業は思い出深いです。

It is our birthday.
今日は私たちの誕生日です。
Our birthday is fun.
私たちの誕生日は楽しいです。
Our birthday is exciting.
私たちの誕生日はわくわくします。

It is their birthday.
今日は彼らの誕生日です。
Their birthday is fun.
彼らの誕生日は楽しいです。
Their birthday is exciting.
彼らの誕生日はわくわくします。

GRAMMAR

Tell me what the occasions are. Complete the sentences.

ANSWER

It is our ____________.
今日は私たちの_______ です。

It is their ___________.
今日は彼らの_______ です。

It is our ____________.
今日は私たちの_______ です。

It is their ___________.
今日は彼らの_______ です。

It is our ____________.
今日は私たちの_______ です。

It is their ___________.
今日は彼らの_______ です。

Entry: Hobbies – His/Her

INTRODUCING ONESELF

Let’s read!

I have a friend. His name is Jason.
私は友達がいます。彼の名前はJasonです。
His hobby is reading books.
彼の趣味は本を読むことです。
His favorite book is about soccer.
彼のお気に入りの本はサッカーについてです。

READ

I have a friend. Her name is Rose.
私は友達がいます。彼女の名前はRoseです。
Her hobby is reading books.
彼女の趣味は本を読むことです。
Her favorite book is about pets.
彼女のお気に入りの本はペットについてです。

INTRODUCING ONESELF

Let’s talk about our friends. Complete the sentences with your friend’s information.

I have a friend. His name is ____________.
私は友達がいます。彼の名前は_______ です。
His hobby is _____________.
彼の趣味は_______ です。
His favorite ______ is ________.
彼のお気に入りの_______ は_______ です。

ANSWER

I have a friend. Her name is ____________.
私は友達がいます。彼女の名前は_______ です。
Her hobby is ______________.
彼女の趣味は_______ です。
Her favorite _______ is __________.
彼女のお気に入りの_______ は_______ です。

GRAMMAR

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

READ

I have a friend.
私は友達がいます。
His name is Ron.
彼の名前はRonです。
His hobby is painting.
彼の趣味は絵を描くことです。

I have a friend.
私は友達がいます。
Her name is Emi.
彼女の名前はEmiです。
Her hobby is painting.
彼女の趣味は絵を描くことです。

I have a friend.
私は友達がいます。
His name is Luke.
彼の名前はLukeです。
His hobby is playing the piano.
彼の趣味はピアノを弾くことです。

I have a friend.
私は友達がいます。
Her name is Mila.
彼女の名前はMilaです。
Her hobby is playing the piano.
彼女の趣味はピアノを弾くことです。

I have a friend.
私は友達がいます。
His name is Adam.
彼の名前はAdamです。
His hobby is playing video games.
彼の趣味はコンピュータゲームをすることです。

I have a friend.
私は友達がいます。
Her name is Pat.
彼女の名前はPatです。
Her hobby is playing video games.
彼女の趣味はコンピュータゲームをすることです。

GRAMMAR

Tell me what their hobbies are. Complete each sentence.

ANSWER

His hobby is _______.
彼の趣味は_______ です。

Her hobby is _______.
彼女の趣味は_______ です。

His hobby is _______.
彼の趣味は_______ です。

Her hobby is _______.
彼女の趣味は_______ です。

His hobby is _______.
彼の趣味は_______ です。

Her hobby is _______.
彼女の趣味は_______ です。

Entry: Things in the Office – That/Those

INTRODUCING SOMETHING

Let’s read!

That is a chair.
あれは椅子です。
It is soft.
それは柔らかいです。
It is red.
それは赤色です。

READ

Those are chairs.
あれらは椅子です。
They are soft.
それらは柔らかいです。
They are red.
それらは赤色です。

INTRODUCING SOMETHING

Your tutor will describe some things. Complete the sentences with the information provided.

That is a __________.
あれは_______ です。
It is __________.
それは_______ です。
It is __________.
それは_______ です。

ANSWER

Those are __________.
あれらは_______ です。
They are __________.
それらは_______ です。
They are __________.
それらは_______ です。

GRAMMAR

Let’s name some things in the office. Please read after me.

READ

That is a laptop.
あれはノートパソコンです。
It is a rectangle.
それは長方形です。
It is new.
それは新しいです。

Those are laptops.
あれらはノートパソコンです。
They are a rectangle.
それらは長方形です。
They are new.
それらは新しいです。

That is a cabinet.
あれはキャビネットです。
It is hard.
それはかたいです。
It is brown.
それは茶色です。

Those are cabinets.
それらはキャビネットです。
They are hard.
それらはかたいです。
They are brown.
それらは茶色です。

That is a bookshelf.
あれは本棚です。
It is made of wood.
それは木でできています。
It has books.
それには本があります。

Those are bookshelves.
あれらは本棚です。
They are made of wood.
それらは木でできています。
They have books.
それらには本があります。

GRAMMAR

Name the thing/s in the picture. Complete each sentence.

ANSWER


That is a _______.
あれは_______ です。

Those are _______.
それらは_______ です。

That is a _______.
あれは_______ です。

Those are _______.
それらは_______ です。

That is a _______.
あれは_______ です。

Those are _______.
それらは_______ です。