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External Exam Preparation: University Advanced Level: 14

PART A_1
First, please choose a topic below. Then, please express your opinion about the topic by following the format below. You have 1 minute to prepare.
PART A_2
Topic:
1. Agree or disagree: Governments must give more importance to space exploration projects.
2. Agree or disagree: A cyberbullying victim sometimes has some fault in the situation.
Answer: I have chosen the (first/second) topic,
(I agree / I disagree) with
First,
For example,
Secondly,
What if
To solve these issues,
PART A_3
Now, let’s review your answer. Then, please read it aloud.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers. You may also give tips.)
PART A_4
PART A_5
I will ask 2 questions about your speech. Please answer.
PART A_6
1. You said that .
Can you explain about it more?
Answer:
2. To solve that, you said .
Could you give me a problem it may cause?
Answer:
PART A_7
Now, let’s review your answers. Then, please read them aloud.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers. You may also give tips.)
PART A_8
PART B_1
This time, please choose the other topic below. Then, please express your opinion about the topic by following the format below. You have 1 minute to prepare.
PART B_2
Topic:
1. Agree or disagree: Governments must give more importance to space exploration projects.
2. Agree or disagree: A cyberbullying victim sometimes has some fault in the situation.
Answer: I have chosen the (first/second) topic,
(I agree / I disagree) with
First,
For example,
Secondly,
What if
To solve these issues,
PART B_3
Now, let’s review your answer. Then, please read it aloud.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers. You may also give tips.)
PART B_4
PART B_5
I will ask 2 questions about your speech. Please answer.
PART B_6
1. You said that .
Can you explain about it more?
Answer:
2. To solve that, you said .
Could you give me a problem it may cause?
Answer:
PART B_7
Now, let’s review your answers. Then, please read them aloud.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers. You may also give tips.)
PART B_8
PART C_1
You will answer the questions based on the data below.
I will check if your sentences are complete and if the grammar is correct.
PART C_2
You are currently studying information about satellites. Look at the statistics and answer the questions.

1. Which country has no more than 400 satellites in space?
Answer:
2. From when are the current statistics gathered?
Answer:
PART C_3
Now, let’s review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers. You may also give tips.)
PART C_4
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.

Advanced course_Functional Expression course_17

PART A_1

Let’s introduce ourselves to each other.

PART A_2

My name is ________________. What is your name?

PART A_3

I am ________________. Nice to meet you.

PART A_4

Nice to meet you too, ________________. What food would you like to eat right now?

PART A_5

________________________________. How about you?

PART A_6

________________________________. Let’s begin our lesson!

PART B_1

We will read aloud the phrases below. Please repeat after me. I will check your pronunciation.
(Please send the mispronounced words and phrases to your student.)

PART B_2

1.
Uhm… I think you’re mistaking me for someone else.
2.
I don’t think you’re old enough to…
3.
In fact,
4.
The fact of the matter is…
5.
I don’t mean to argue with you, but I think…

PART B_3

Now, let’s review some words from part B_2.
(Please review the mispronounced words and expressions from part B_2.)

PART B_4

PART C_1

Now, you will rearrange the words to make sentences using the phrases you learned.
(Please send the sentences that need grammar corrections to your student.)

PART C_2

Uhm… I think (mistaking / you’re / me / for / else / someone).
.
I don’t think (to / old / you’re / enough) play that video game.
.
(fact / In / we’re / going / there) tomorrow.
.
(fact / of / The / matter / is / the) you should have informed him earlier.
.
(I / mean / to / don’t / argue / you / with), but I think we should just stick to the original plan.
.

PART C_3

Now, let’s review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)

PART C_4

PART D_1

We will read aloud the dialogues below. After reading them once, we will switch roles. I will check your pronunciation and intonation.
(Please send the mispronounced words and expressions to your student.)

PART D_2

A: Hey you! It’s you right? From high school!
B: Uh…
A: Don’t tell me you forgot me! It’s me Barbara!
B: Uhm… I think you’re mistaking me for someone else.
PART D_3

A: Can we have a dog? I’ll take care of it.
B: I don’t think you’re old enough to take care of a dog.
A: How about when I turn 18 years old?
B: We’ll think about it.
PART D_4

A: You’re going to Akita during summer vacation, right?
B: In fact, we’re going to Hokkaido.
A: That sounds like fun.
PART D_5

A: I’m never speaking to her again!
B: The fact of the matter is you should have apologized.
B: Why should I apologize when I feel like I’m the victim here!
PART D_6

Now, let’s review some words and expressions.
(Please review the mispronounced words and expressions.)

PART D_7

PART E_1

We will read aloud the dialogues below. You will complete the sentences by filling in the blanks.

PART E_2

A: Hey you! It’s you right? From high school!
B: Uh…
A: Don’t tell me you forgot me! It’s me Barbara!
B: Uhm… I think ___________________ for ___________.
PART E_3

A: Can we have a dog? I’ll take care of it.
B: I ______________ you’re ____________ to take care of a dog.
A: How about when I turn 18 years old?
B: We’ll think about it.
PART E_4

A: You’re going to Akita during summer vacation, right?
B: _________, we’re going to Hokkaido.
A: That sounds like fun.
PART E_5

A: I’m never speaking to her again!
B: ____________ of the __________ you should have apologized.
B: Why should I apologize when I feel like I’m the victim here!
PART E_6

Now, let’s review some words and expressions.
(Please review the mispronounced words and expressions.)

PART E_7

PART F_1

Please look at the pictures below. You will make a dialogue based on the following situations by using the words you have learned.
You have 30 seconds to prepare before you answer.

PART F_2

Situation 1: The Science club is discussing whether to go with the current plan. You told the club president that you have another plan for the upcoming school event, and that it is better.
(Your tutor will pretend to be the Science club president)
.
PART F_3

Situation 2: Your little sister wants to join the girl scouts camping event this month but your sister is only six years old, and the minimum age to join is twelve.
(Your tutor will pretend to be your little sister)
.
PART F_4

Now, let’s review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)

PART F_5

PART G_1

Let’s do a role play with the given situations. You should use the phrases below during the conversation.

PART G_2

Situation 1: A stranger mistook you for her elementary schoolmate.

(Your tutor will pretend to be the stranger)
Phrases to use: – Excuse me?
– Uhm… I think you’re mistaking me for someone else.
PART G_3

Situation 2: Your brother thought that you are going to the mall next weekend with your friends. You corrected him and told him that in fact, it will happen this weekend.

(Your tutor will pretend to be your brother)
Phrases to use: – In fact…
– There was a sudden change of plan.
PART G_4

Situation 3: Your cousin told you that he had a fight with his sister. Tell him that he should apologize to his older sister.

(Your tutor will pretend to be your cousin)
Phrases to use: – The fact of the matter is…
– In fact…
PART H_1

Let’s do a free talk about the following topic. If possible, please try to use the phrases that you learned today.
(Please do a free talk if you have time left.)

PART H_2

Your younger brother wants to learn how to drive a car but he is too young to do that. How would you tell it to him without discouraging him?

PART H_3

PART I_1

Now, I will give you some advice to have a better conversation.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the better expression or phrases. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)

PART I_2

Advanced course_Functional Expression course_16

PART A_1

Let’s introduce ourselves to each other.

PART A_2

My name is ________________. What is your name?

PART A_3

I am ________________. Nice to meet you.

PART A_4

Nice to meet you too, ________________. What do you usually do after school?

PART A_5

________________________________. How about you?

PART A_6

________________________________. Let’s begin our lesson!

PART B_1

We will read aloud the phrases below. Please repeat after me. I will check your pronunciation.
(Please send the mispronounced words and phrases to your student.)

PART B_2

1.
I don’t know.
2.
I’m really in no position to talk about that.
3.
I don’t care.
4.
I don’t have any strong feelings about…

PART B_3

Now, let’s review some words from part B_2.
(Please review the mispronounced words and expressions from part B_2.)

PART B_4

PART C_1

Now, you will rearrange the words to make sentences using the phrases you learned.
(Please send the sentences that need grammar corrections to your student.)

PART C_2

(know / I / don’t).
.
(I’m / in / no / really / position) to talk about that.
.
(I / care / don’t).
.
(I / have / don’t / any / about / strong/ feelings) the movie.
.

PART C_3

Now, let’s review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)

PART C_4

PART D_1

We will read aloud the dialogues below. After reading them once, we will switch roles. I will check your pronunciation and intonation.
(Please send the mispronounced words and expressions to your student.)

PART D_2

A: What do you want to get Mom for her birthday?
B: I don’t know. I’ll let you decide. You’re better at these things than I am.
PART D_3

A: What do you think about the U.S. position toward North Korea?
B: I’m really in no position to talk about that. You should bring it up with the Secretary of State.
PART D_4

A: What do you want for dinner?
B: I don’t care.
A: OK. Then I guess I’ll make pasta.
B: That sounds fine.
PART D_5

A: So James, what’s your opinion after reading Shakespeare’s Hamlet?
B: Well, I liked Romeo and Juliet, but I don’t have any strong feelings about this one.
PART D_6

Now, let’s review some words and expressions.
(Please review the mispronounced words and expressions.)

PART D_7

PART E_1

We will read aloud the dialogues below. You will complete the sentences by filling in the blanks.

PART E_2

A: What do you want to get Mom for her birthday?
B: I ________________. I’ll let you decide. You’re better at these things than I am.
PART E_3

A: What do you think about the U.S. position toward North Korea?
B: I’m really ________________ to talk __________. You should bring it up with the Secretary of State.
PART E_4

A: What do you want for dinner?
B: I ______________.
A: OK. Then I guess I’ll make pasta.
B: That sounds fine.
PART E_5

A: So James, what’s your opinion after reading Shakespeare’s Hamlet?
B: Well, I liked Romeo and Juliet, but I don’t have ____________________ about _________.
PART E_6

Now, let’s review some words and expressions.
(Please review the mispronounced words and expressions.)

PART E_7

PART F_1

Please look at the pictures below. You will make a dialogue based on the following situations by using the words you have learned.
You have 30 seconds to prepare before you answer.

PART F_2

Situation 1: You and your sister are planning to have a surprise party for your parents’ anniversary. She asked you to choose which cake the two of you should buy.
(Your tutor will pretend to be your sister)
.
PART F_3

Situation 2: A coworker asked your opinion about the trade issue between the U.S. and China.
(Your tutor will pretend to be your coworker)
.
PART F_4

Now, let’s review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)

PART F_5

PART G_1

Let’s do a role play with the given situations. You should use the phrases below during the conversation.

PART G_2

Situation 1: Your roommate asked what you want for dinner.

(Your tutor will pretend to be roommate)
Phrases to use: – I don’t know.
– I don’t care.
PART G_3

Situation 2: A friend asked your opinion about the latest popular foreign sci-fi movie.

(Your tutor will pretend to be your friend)
Phrases to use: – I don’t know.
– I don’t have any strong feelings about…
PART G_4

Situation 3: Your brother wants to change the channel on TV. He asked you if you are still watching the current show.

(Your tutor will pretend to be your brother)
Phrases to use: – I don’t care.
– Go ahead.
PART H_1

Let’s do a free talk about the following topic. If possible, please try to use the phrases that you learned today.
(Please do a free talk if you have time left.)

PART H_2

A school club member asked your opinion about that much talked about show on the internet. You have seen it but you did not like it that much. How are you going to say your opinion politely to him/her?

PART H_3

PART I_1

Now, I will give you some advice to have a better conversation.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the better expression or phrases. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)

PART I_2

Conversation (Expert level): Giving a Speech

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. come along well うまくいく
  I’ve seen your speech practice videos. I really think you’re coming along well.
2. count the days until ~までの日数を指折り数える
  I’m excited about the event. I’m counting the days till I can finally deliver my speech.
3. have no recollection of ~を思い出せない、~した覚えはない
  It’s been decades, so I have no recollection of what I said in my speech at my elementary school graduation.
4. speak your mind 思うことを(遠慮せず)話してください
  Don’t worry about what others might think. Just speak your mind.
5. Night owl 夜更かしをする人
  I’m a night owl, and that’s why I spend more time studying my speech at night.
PART A_3
Let’s make sentences using the vocabulary we’ve just learned.
PART A_4
1. come along well 
Answer:
2.count the days until 
Answer:
3.have no recollection of 
Answer:
4.speak your mind 
Answer:
5.Night owl 
Answer:
PART B_1
Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.
PART B_2

Emma, I heard your speech practice earlier. I really think you’re coming along so well.
Really, Ron? I’ve become a night owl from practicing my speech almost
every night. I’m glad my efforts are paying off!

I’m counting the days till I see you deliver your speech at the event.
You’re making me nervous! But yeah, the event is just around the
corner. I better practice harder so that I won’t make mistakes. By the
way, you delivered a speech at the same event last year, right? Can you
give me some tips?

Actually, I have no recollection of how I did it that time. It’s just a one-time thing for me. I just thought it’s good to experience speaking your mind in front of a large crowd.
Wow, you made it so easy to do.

Oh no, that’s not the case at all. I guess, what I’m trying to say is that, I did everything instinctively. I just did whatever I think had to be done that time. And that’s it.
Ah, that’s why your speech seemed so natural. I should also consider
that. I don’t want to sound too rehearsed. I want it to be as natural as
possible, just like talking to a friend.

There! I couldn’t have put it better myself.
Thanks, Ron! I should go ahead and practice more. See you around!

PART C_1
Please summarize the conversation using your own words and expressions.
PART C_2
PART D_1
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
PART D_2
1. A: I ___________________ of the message delivered by the President.
B: It’s okay, you can just watch the replay.
2. A: What’s the best advice you can give me?
B: Just _______________________ and you will not be lost in your speech.
3. A: I’m ______________________ the speech contest.
B: I’ll be there to support you.
4. A: What can you say about my pronunciation and intonation?
B: Well, you’re ______________________________.
5. A: Why are you still up?
B: I’m a _________________, remember?
PART E_1
Let’s do a roleplay. Talk with me according to the situation below, using the expressions you just learned.
PART E_2
You are talking to your English teacher about your upcoming speech. Ask your teacher for some tips on how to ace your speech. Furthermore, discuss the most common mistakes students make when giving a speech.
PART E_3
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.

Conversation (Expert level): Camping for the First Time

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. No matter what happens, んな事が起こっても
  No matter what happens, don’t stray away from our group.
2. given the choice, I’d rather… どちらかというと~がよいです
  Given the choice, I’d rather go camping in autumn.
3. impatient せっかち
  We’ll get to the campsite in no time, just keep going. Don’t be impatient.
4. play it by ear 臨機応変にやる
  Our tools are limited when we go camping, so we really have to play it by ear.
5. at a snail’s pace のろのろと,ゆっくりと
  Just keep walking even at a snail’s pace. What matters is you don’t stop.
PART A_3
Let’s make sentences using the vocabulary we’ve just learned.
PART A_4
1. No matter what happens,  
Answer:
2.given the choice, I’d rather… 
Answer:
3.impatient 
Answer:
4.play it by ear 
Answer:
5.at a snail’s pace 
Answer:
PART B_1
Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.
PART B_2

Are you excited about our school camping next weekend?
Well, given the choice, I’d rather go camping with my family. That way,
I won’t have to worry about anything. I’m sure my family will take care of it.

That may be true. But another reason camping is fun is that you get to learn how to be independent. Don’t you think so?
Actually, I’ve never gone camping before. Could you give me some advice?

Sure. No matter what happens, always follow your group. Keep walking, even at a snail’s pace. You don’t want to be left behind.
That’d be terrifying! I don’t want to get lost in the woods.

Another piece of advice is to always obey the instructions given by the camp leader. Stay alert at all times, and don’t be impatient.
Okay, that’s noted. How about our food? Will we be able to cook
properly at the campsite?

Sure we can. We may not have all the tools we’d have in a kitchen, but we can play it by ear. Learning to be resourceful is part of the fun!
Okay, I’ll keep all your advice in mind.

PART C_1
Please summarize the conversation using your own words and expressions.
PART C_2
PART D_1
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
PART D_2
1. A: _______________________. You’ll be able to start a fire soon.
B: Okay. But, I need a hand, please.
2. A: Oh, no. I forgot to bring my blanket.
B: It’s okay, we’re going to _______________________.
3. A: They hiked at ____________________.
B: That’s why it took them a whole day to get here.
4. A: Do you like camping with a group?
B: Given __________________, I’d rather go camping alone.
5. A: No _______________, never leave your belongings unattended.
B: Noted, ma’am.
PART E_1
Let’s do a roleplay. Talk with me according to the situation below, using the expressions you just learned.
PART E_2
You are planning your first camping trip with a friend. Make a list of things that you need to pack for the trip while discussing with him/her. Also, talk about the precautions that you need to observe in order to avoid any accidents. Your tutor will pretend to be your friend.
PART E_3
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.

Conversation (Expert level): Getting Back on Your Feet

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. That’s not how I see it. 私はそのようには思いません
  Some people think that we should be able to get back on our feet alone. But that’s not how I see it.
2. pull someone’s leg からかう
  Do you really think that I’ve improved a lot? I feel like you’re pulling my leg.
3. turn out all right 全てうまくいく
  Every cloud has a silver lining. It’ll turn out all right.
4. The world is your oyster この世は思いのままである
  Life’s what you make it. The world is your oyster.
5. read between the lines 行間を読む、言外の意味を読み取る
  I don’t think he said that to make you feel worse, he’s actually trying to encourage you. Just try to read between the lines.
PART A_3
Let’s make sentences using the vocabulary we’ve just learned.
PART A_4
1. That’s not how I see it. 
Answer:
2.pull someone’s leg 
Answer:
3.turn out all right 
Answer:
4.The world is your oyster 
Answer:
5.read between the lines 
Answer:
PART B_1
Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.
PART B_2

Hi, Emma! Oh, you don’t look okay. What happened?
Hello, Ron. Remember my swimming competition. I lost again. I don’t
know. I’m already losing hope. Maybe this sport isn’t for me.

Hmmm, that’s not how I see it. I think you’re a step closer to your dream.
You’re pulling my leg, aren’t you?

No, I’m not. Just because you didn’t win, it doesn’t me you failed. Rather, it’s another learning experience for you. It’ll turn out all right in the end, if you don’t give up.
But I can feel that even my coach is losing his hope. He looked so
disappointed when I didn’t win.

Did he tell you anything after that?
He said that he doesn’t think I should join the next competition.

Oh, maybe what he means is that you are not ready for another competition. Perhaps, that’s his way of telling you that you need more time to practice. Don’t take that to heart. Try to read between the lines.
Maybe. I don’t know if I still want to do this.

Emma, giving up isn’t the solution. The world is your oyster! You should fight harder to achieve your dreams.
Thanks, Ron. Somehow, it made me feel better.

PART C_1
Please summarize the conversation using your own words and expressions.
PART C_2
PART D_1
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
PART D_2
1. A: Sometimes, we fall just to be able to bounce back higher. I’m sure it’ll ____________________ in the end.
B: Thank you for the words of wisdom.
2. A: I don’t think I’m talented enough to do this.
B: That’s _______________________. I believe hard work beats talent.
3. A: Your coach may sound a bit harsh, but he’s just trying to motivate you to do more.
B: know he means well, so I better _________________________.
4. A: Remember, you can be whatever you want to be. The ___________________________________.
B: Thank you for always reminding me.
5. A: You didn’t win, but I think you’re the most determined contestant at the game.
B: You’re _________________________ again.
PART E_1
Let’s do a roleplay. Talk with me according to the situation below, using the expressions you just learned.
PART E_2
You are talking to your parent. Ask him/her how you can get back on your feet after failing an exam. Tell him/her the things you had tried but didn’t work out. Ask for some tips on how to bounce back effectively. Your tutor will pretend to be your parent.
PART E_3
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.

Conversation (Expert level): Scorching Heat

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. Don’t mind me. ご自由に、おかまいなく
  I just need to turn on the air conditioning system to feel comfortable. I’m just fine, please don’t mind me.
2. it doesn’t appeal to me それにあまり興味がない、あまり気に入らない
  Climbing a mountain in such hot weather? I’m afraid it doesn’t appeal to me.
3. sharp increase 急増
  Weather forecasters saw a sharp increase in this season’s temperature. The public is advised to stay hydrated and wear comfortable clothes.
4. in the same boat 同じ境遇にある
  Is it scorching hot where you live as well? We’re in the same boat then.
5. out of the blue 思いがけなく、突然
  It was nice and warm this morning. Then, it turned scorching hot out of the blue.
PART A_3
Let’s make sentences using the vocabulary we’ve just learned.
PART A_4
1. Don’t mind me. 
Answer:
2.it doesn’t appeal to me 
Answer:
3.sharp increase 
Answer:
4.in the same boat 
Answer:
5.out of the blue 
Answer:
PART B_1
Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.
PART B_2

Hey Emma! How’s the weather in Australia?
Oh, it’s scorching hot in here. There’s a sharp increase in the
temperature this week. And I’m still getting used to it. How about in Japan?

Oh, we’re in the same boat. The current temperature’s about 35 degrees celsius. According to the weather report, it may increase up to 39.
No wonder you’re sweating a lot! Is there a fan near you?

Oh, don’t mind me. I’m actually out to run some errands today. I’m just taking a quick break right now.
Oh, I see. So, are you going camping soon? You usually do it in summer, right?

I’m afraid it doesn’t appeal to me right now. It’s just too hot to go camping. I don’t want to get sunburn.
Oh, you’re right. The weather has become unpredictable, isn’t it?

Yes, that’s right. It was nice and warm yesterday. Then, it’s scorching hot out of the blue.
Make sure you stay hydrated!

PART C_1
Please summarize the conversation using your own words and expressions.
PART C_2
PART D_1
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
PART D_2
1. A: It’s so hot, now I’m craving chocolate ice cream.
B: Oh, we’re ____________________________.
2. A: According to the weather forecast, there’s going to be a ____________________ in the temperature today.
B: I’m glad I brought my mini fan with me today.
3. A: Would you like to go to the beach?
B: I’m afraid _________________________ right now.
4. A: You seem fatigued. Are you alright?
B: Don’t _______________. It’s just the scorching heat.
5. A: It started raining ___________________________.
B: Yeah, but it’s still uncomfortably hot.
PART E_1
Let’s do a roleplay. Talk with me according to the situation below, using the expressions you just learned.
PART E_2
You are talking to a neighbor about the hot weather. Please discuss the weather forecast. Also, talk about the activities that you like and dislike this scorching hot season. Your tutor will pretend to be your neighbor.
PART E_3
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.

Conversation (Expert level): Gossip

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. I think we can all agree that… 私たち全員が賛成できると思う
  We usually share the same opinions. I think we can all agree that gossip is a waste of time.
2. uncalled for 求められていない、お呼びでない
  You didn’t have to bring up those rumors. That was uncalled for.
3. I can’t see what all the fuss is about. 何をそんなに大騒ぎしているか分からない
  Everyone thinks it’s a big deal. But I can’t see what the fuss is about.
4. to be off the hook 危機から脱して
  You haven’t told us who started the gossip. You’re not off the hook.
5. let the cat out of the bag 秘密を漏らす
  I thought it’s supposed to be a secret. Who let the cat out of the bag?
PART A_3
Let’s make sentences using the vocabulary we’ve just learned.
PART A_4
1. I think we can all agree that… 
Answer:
2.uncalled for 
Answer:
3.I can’t see what all the fuss is about. 
Answer:
4.to be off the hook 
Answer:
5.let the cat out of the bag  
Answer:
PART B_1
Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.
PART B_2

There’s a lot of celebrity magazines in the living room. I didn’t know you like reading them. Is it fun to read? I can’t see what all the fuss is about.
Oh, those are my little sister’s. She is a big fan of pop stars and likes
reading about them all the time. I’m not into celebrity gossip as it’s just
a waste of time for me. But it’s okay, she’s still young and she still has
a lot of free time.

Oh, I see. By the way, did you know that Charlie was reprimanded for spreading a rumor about Sarah?
Poor Sarah, that’s why she’s absent today. I didn’t know. What happened?

Well, he told his seatmate that Sarah cheated on her exam. Unknowingly, his seatmate told another classmate about it even if there’s no proof shown to him. And that rumor spread like wildfire.
That was uncalled for! I think we can all agree that believing something
without proof is unwise. Who let the cat out of the bag though?

That’s right. But I guess it’s easier, and that’s why most people do that. I guess Charlie himself let the cat out of the bag while his teacher was talking to him.
Is he off the hook now?

I don’t think so. He is supposed to apologize to Sarah tomorrow at the principal’s office.
Hope things get better for Sarah.

PART C_1
Please summarize the conversation using your own words and expressions.
PART C_2
PART D_1
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
PART D_2
1. A: Making comments on something we know nothing about is _______________.
B: I couldn’t agree more.
2. A: I better get going. See you around!
B: Wait, you’re not _________________!
3. A: I think _______________________ that gosipping isn’t smart.
B: Yes, we all do.
4. A: A group of students is discussing the latest rumor.
B: I can’t _______________________________.
5. A: He let ___________________ when he unintentionally dropped her name.
B: He must be so embarrassed about it.
PART E_1
Let’s do a roleplay. Talk with me according to the situation below, using the expressions you just learned.
PART E_2
You are talking to a friend about your opinions on spreading gossip. Talk about how a rumor starts and how it can spread so quickly. Also, talk about the negative effects of gossip. Your tutor will pretend to be your friend.
PART E_3
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.

Conversation (Expert level): Playing Online Games

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. thoughtless of 無思慮で、不注意で
  I’m sorry I missed our game. How thoughtless of me.
2. absolutely positive… ~に違いない、~と確信している
  I have canceled my other plans, so I’m absolutely positive that I can join the game tomorrow.
3. as you please お好きなように、ご随意に
  It’s an individual online game, so do as you please.
4. cross one’s fingers 幸先のよいことを祈る
  I hope we win the game. My fingers are crossed!
5. give someone the cold shoulder ~に冷たい態度を取る
  He thinks that we didn’t give our best that’s why we lost the game. And that’s the reason he’s giving us the cold shoulder now.
PART A_3
Let’s make sentences using the vocabulary we’ve just learned.
PART A_4
1. thoughtless of 
Answer:
2.absolutely positive… 
Answer:
3.as you please 
Answer:
4.cross one’s fingers 
Answer:
5.give someone the cold shoulder 
Answer:
PART B_1
Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.
PART B_2

I’m sorry for letting you down in the game last night. How thoughtless of me. I should have been more alert.
Hey, it’s nothing. You did your best, right?

I really thought you’re going to give me a cold shoulder for that.
Why would I? It’s okay to lose in a game. Besides, it’s not always about
winning. For me, learning about teamwork carries more weight.

So, what do you think? Should I switch characters?
You can do as you please. I’d like you to feel free and just have fun in the game.

Thanks for being so supportive. Crossing my fingers and hope that we’ll win tonight!
I’m thinking… what if we form a bigger team for the game?

You mean, we’re going to invite our friends to join? That’s a great idea!
I’m absolutely positive we’re going to win tonight!

PART C_1
Please summarize the conversation using your own words and expressions.
PART C_2
PART D_1
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
PART D_2
1. A: I’m _________________________ that he’s playing online games right now.
B: Well, that’s what he does most of the time.
2. A: Are you ____________________________?
B: Oh no, not at all. I’m just so focused on the game.
3. A: Should we play a different game after this?
B: Sure, ____________________________.
4. A: You’ve got such a strong character. I think you’ll win this time.
B: Crossing _____________________________!
5. A: Sorry to accidentally unplug the game console while you’re playing. How __________________!
B: It’s okay, I was already losing that time anyway.
PART E_1
Let’s do a roleplay. Talk with me according to the situation below, using the expressions you just learned.
PART E_2
You are talking to a friend about an online game you recently discovered. Tell him/her what makes it unique. Also, please instruct your friend how to play it. Your tutor will pretend to be your friend.
PART E_3
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.