Business Conversation (Beginner): Talk about your holiday

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. reduce 減らす
2. stress ストレス
3. visit 訪問する、訪れる
PART B_1
Let’s learn today’s phrases. Read the sentences below.
PART B_2
I regularly go cycling on weekends.
Occasionally, I play basketball on my holidays.
PART C_1
Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.
PART C_2

Hey, Emma. What do you regularly do on weekends?
Well, I regularly visit my parents on weekends. They live in Osaka.

That’s great. In my case, I regularly exercise on Sundays.
Aside from exercising, what else do you do?

Occasionally, I do gardening on my holidays.
That’s a great hobby!

That’s true. It helps me relieve stress and makes me look cheerful.
I’d like to visit your garden sometime!

PART D_1
Let’s read the dialogue. Read aloud, filling in the blanks as you remember the sentence you just read.
PART D_2

Hey, Emma. What do you regularly do on weekends?
Well, I __________ visit my parents on weekends. They live in Osaka.

That’s great. In my case, I regularly exercise on Sundays.
Aside from exercising, what else do you do?

_________, I do gardening on my holidays.
That’s a great hobby!

That’s true. It helps me relieve stress and makes me look cheerful.
I’d like to visit your garden sometime!

PART E_1
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
PART E_2
1. A: What do you regularly do at home?
B: I __________ water the plants in the morning.
2. A: What do you occasionally do on the weekend?
B: _________, I go for walks in the park on the weekend.
3. A: What do you occasionally do after work?
B: We _________ meet for a drink after work.
4. A: Do you still see her?
B: Yes, we only see each other very __________.
5. A: How do you regularly communicate with him?
B: I communicate with him __________ by letter.
6. A: What do you regularly do on weekends?
B: I go jogging _________ on weekends.
PART F_1
Let’s do a roleplay. Talk with me according to the situation below, using the expressions you just learned.
PART F_2
Have a small talk with your colleague. Ask what he/she regularly/occasionally does on weekends/holidays. Your tutor will act as your colleague.
PART F_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.