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Beginner Conversation: History and Culture

LESSON GOAL

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

PART A_1

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

PART A_2

Hi, Alice. I’m sorry, but are you busy today? Can you help me with my school project?
Sure. I was just watching History Channel. What is your project about?

Well, my project is to make a short video about any national hero in Asia. I chose the Philippines, but I do not know its national hero.
The national hero of the Philippines is Doctor Jose Rizal. His writings started the great revolution against the Spaniards. Plus, he visited Japan and made friends here.

Cool. I did not know that he visited Japan. I think I will make a short video about his stay here in our country.
That is a wonderful idea. Anyway, good luck with your project. Do your best!
PART B_1

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

PART B_2

1. Describe your country’s culture in three words.
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2. What is your favorite part in the history of your country? Why?
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3. What do you like best about your culture?
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4. If you would live the life of a historical person for one week, who would that be and why?
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5. What historical event in your country that you like to turn into a movie?
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6. Aside from your country’s culture and history, name one country that you would like to know and learn about.
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7. If you were to live in the old times, what would you be? (Example: A samurai, soldier, geisha, ninja, prince, princess, etc.)
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8. Name at least one famous person from your country’s history. Tell me something about him/her.
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9. If you could travel back in time, what gadget would you like to bring with you?
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10. Who is your favorite historical person?
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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: Economy and Livelihood

LESSON GOAL

Let’s check our lesson goal.
In this material, you will learn how to talk about the economy and livelihood 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

I watched the news today and it said prices in the market will go up because of the recent storm that hit our country and increase in oil prices in the international market.
I know. I just went to the market to buy things that I need, and I found out that prices got more expensive, especially the vegetables and fruits.

It is reported that the increase will last three months. So now, we have to fix our budget.
You’re right. We will also have to spend less on things that are not very important.

I will not buy the shoes that I’ve been saving up for. I will save the money for now.
That’s a good idea. I will do the same.
PART B_1

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

PART B_2

1. Do you read and watch news about your country’s economy?
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2. What comes to your mind when you hear the word “economy”?
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3. Do you think there are enough job opportunities in your country?
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4. Do you consider yourself a responsible consumer/buyer?
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5. Do you have plans in opening your own business? What kind of business will it be?
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6. Aside from having a job, what else do you think you can do to earn for a living?
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7. What comes to your mind when you hear the word “budget”?
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8. Name a country that has the best economic status.
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9. In your country, at what age should people start working?
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10. Have you ever worked on a farm? Do you love farming? Would you like to try farming it even for just one week?
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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: Education and Languages

LESSON GOAL

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

PART A_1

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

PART A_2

How was your school today? You look upset. Is there something wrong?
Our teachers gave us many homework, and I don’t know which subject to start.

Well, you should probably start with the subject you like the most.
You’re right. I will start with my English homework about adverbs. Then, I’ll do my Math homework the last because it is about fractions. I’m not good with numbers.

I did not know that Math is your least favorite subject. It is my favorite. I hate English. I do not do well in writing.
Don’t worry. We can help each other. Then, we can watch movies after that.
PART B_1

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

PART B_2

1. Name your three favorite subjects in school.
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2. Are there subject in school that you don’t like?
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3. Are there English classes in your school?
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4. Aside from English, what other language/s do you want to learn?
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5. Do you have plans to travel in other countries to improve your English skills?
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6. What are best ways in learning a new language?
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7. Do you enjoy going to school?
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8. Is getting high marks important to you? Why or why not?
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9. Describe your best moment in school. (Example: Winning a medal, perfect mark in tests, etc.)
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10. What else do you want to improve in your English communication skills? Why?
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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: Environment and Natural Disasters

LESSON GOAL

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

PART A_1

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

PART A_2

Are your things ready? Our parents asked me to check on you before we leave.
I’m almost finished. I just feel sad because there is another storm coming into our area.

I feel sad too, but don’t worry. We are going to stay at our grandmother’s house where we will be safe from the storm.
Thank you, Sam. I pray that our neighbors will be safe, too. I heard in the news that this storm is stronger than the first one.

I hope so, too. Let’s go. Our parents are waiting, and so is our grandmother.
Sure. I will just get my flashlight and wear my boots.

PART B_1

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

PART B_2

1. Name three most common natural disasters in your country.
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2. Have you ever planted a tree?
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3. In your opinion, what is the most common environment problem in the world?
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4. How do we save electricity?
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5. Name a few things that can be recycled or used again.
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6. Does your country help in saving and cleaning the environment?
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7. In your opinion, which country is the cleanest?
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8. Do you watch or read news about the environment and natural disasters?
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9. What do you feel after you read or watch news about natural disasters (Example: Storms, earthquakes, etc.)?
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10. Name a few things that we must have during a natural disaster.
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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: Celebrations and holidays

LESSON GOAL

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

PART A_1

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

PART A_2

Alice, do you know that our cousin, Dani, is having a birthday party tomorrow?
I know that it is his birthday tomorrow but I didn’t know that he is having a birthday party. Are we invited?

Of course, we are. He just called me. That is why I told you about his birthday. We have to go to the mall to buy a gift for him.
Okay, but there is one problem. I don’t know what kind of gift we should give him.

Dani likes anything with dinosaurs, like I do.
Right, I remember. You two used to play toy dinosaurs. Well then, let’s now go to the mall and buy a gift for him.
PART B_1

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

PART B_2

1. What is your favorite Holiday? (Example: Christmas, New Year, Tanabata Festival, etc.)
Answer:
2. Name at least three holidays/celebrations that are famous in your country.
Answer:
3. Have you ever celebrated your birthday at school? Yes or no?
Answer:
4. What is the best birthday and Christmas gifts you have ever received?
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5. Name at least two celebrations in your country that other countries don’t have.
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6. What is the best gift you have ever given to someone?
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7. In three words, describe a celebration that you will never forget.
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8. Are there any holiday/s that you don’t like?
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9. Does your country celebrate Halloween?
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10. What is/are your family’s favorite holiday/celebration?
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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: Fads and Trends

LESSON GOAL

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

PART A_1

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

PART A_2

I bought a Manga for our grandmother. This is one of the famous Manga today, the Sanju Mariko.
Why did you buy our grandmother a Manga? It is not yet her birthday and she is too old for that.

I bought Manga for her because I believe she will see herself in the story. Plus, the latest trend in Manga is that old people are the main characters in the story instead of teenagers.
I see and I also remember that lately, she kept on telling me her life stories when she was young. So I guess giving her a Manga about it will make her happy.

Indeed. I will just cover it with a gift wrapper then I will give this to her.
Let me help you with that then let’s go to our grandmother’s house.
PART B_1

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

PART B_2

1. Do you always follow the latest trend in your country? If yes, what trend/s do you follow? If no, why?
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2. What are three best trends in your country?
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3. Do you know any latest trends from other country/ies?
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4. Are there fads and/or trends that you don’t like?
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5. Name one to three fads that you like the most.
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6. Name a trend and a fad from the past that you like to use/do again.
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7. Can you think of some famous fads and trends in your school?
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8. Are you trendy? Why or why not?
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9. If you were to do a cosplay, which character would you play and why?
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10. Do you know any old fads and trends that are still being followed and used today?
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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: Technology and Internet

LESSON GOAL

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

PART A_1

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

PART A_2

Hey, Alice. Is our internet okay?
Well, yes. In fact, I am watching cooking videos online. Why?

I cannot seem to connect on our internet. I have an online game to play in ten minutes.
Did you try to turn off our internet line?

Not yet, but since you asked, I guess I have to try. Maybe after I turn off our internet and turn it on again, it will finally be okay.
Let’s hope so.

PART B_1

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

PART B_2

1. How many hours do you think you spend your time on the internet?
Answer:
2. At what age did you have your own cellphone and laptop/desktop?
Answer:
3. Have your tried not to use your phone for a day? Why or why not?
Answer:
4. Name one to three Internet sites that you always use/open to study.
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5. Do you always buy things that you like online? Why or why not?
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6. Which one do you use more often? Phone or laptop/desktop?
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7. How do you see technology in the future?
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8. Do you believe everything that you see, read and watch on the Internet? Yes or no?
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9. Do you think robots will look and act like us in the next fifty years?
Answer:
10. Do you think people can live in a world without the Internet?
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: Travel

LESSON GOAL

Let’s check our lesson goal.
In this material, you will learn how to talk about traveling 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

This place is wonderful. I can not believe we are here in Palawan, Philippines.
Indeed. The beach is so beautiful and I have never felt so warm. I am really happy that we are here this vacation. I cannot wait to swim and enjoy the sea.

Me too, but first, we have to go to our hotel room to put down our bags and get some rest for a while.
I agree. I think we should just ride a jeepney from here since the hotel is only few kilometers away.

Sure. This will be our first time to ride a jeepney. This is going to be fun especially we both know some Filipino words.
It truly is. I am excited to speak in Filipino that we learned during our flight.
PART B_1

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

PART B_2

1. What is the best place you have ever visited in your country?
Answer:
2. If you are given the chance to live in another country, would you do it?
If yes, which country would you like to live in?
If no, why?
Answer:
3. Did you have any bad memory during your travel?
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4. Have you tried camping?
If yes, how was it like?
If no, would you like to do it someday?
Answer:
5. Name three to five important things you always bring whenever you travel.
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6. Name top three tourist places in your country.
Answer:
7. Would you like to travel to space/outside Earth? Why or why not?
Answer:
8. Do you prefer to travel in cold countries or in warm countries?
Answer:
9. Have you ever gotten lost while travelling?
If yes, how did you find your way back?
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10. Do you like to travel alone or do you want to travel with someone? (Example: Friends,family)
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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: Animals and Pets

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

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.
CONVERSATION

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

ANSWER

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

LESSON GOAL

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

PART A_1

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

PART A_2

Are you writing on your diary again, Alice? It’s night already.
Writing on my diary every night has always been my hobby. How about you? Don’t you have any hobbies?

I prefer doing my hobbies in the morning like biking at six in the morning. I also love to paint especially sunsets.
Wow. I did not know you love to paint sunsets. I always wanted to go to the beach while the sun goes down.

Our parents love to watch the sunset at the beach too. Maybe we can ask them to have a family beach vacation next week. What do you think?
That is a great idea! I’m sure they will agree.
PART B_1

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

PART B_2

1. Name three hobbies that you love to do during your free time.
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2. Did someone teach you those three hobbies or did you learn them on your own?
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3. Are you happy whenever you show your hobbies to others or are you afraid to show them?
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4. Are you still able to do your hobbies even if you are busy?
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5. If you have more free time, what would you do with it?
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6. What hobbies do you want to do on your free time that are not possible to do?
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7. Do you spend money on your hobbies? Yes or no?
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8. If you will spend a day doing your hobbies, who would you like to spend it with? Why?
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9. Is your free time shorter than before?
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10. Do you consider shopping, sleeping and watching movies as a hobby? Why or why not?
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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.