Conversation(Intermediate Chapter 1)|日常会話(中級1章)
Lesson60: I like Nature!

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. stress  ストレス
  His headaches are the effects of his stress.
2. green  緑の、環境保護の
  They started a green campaign last year.
3. boost  ~を強化する、~を促進する
  The movie helped boost her stardom.
4. gardening  園芸
  My husband does the gardening in our home.
5. in shape  体の調子がよくて、健康で
  He likes to stay in shape, so he always sticks to his diet and workout routine.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. How do you handle stress?
2. Have you joined a green campaign?
3. How do you boost someone’s confidence?
4. Do your parents do a bit of gardening?
5. What do you do to be in shape?
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

Why do you like being in nature?
According to a study, people who spend more time outside on most days sleep better.

That sounds interesting! I think being in nature also helps you avoid stress. Am I right?
Correct! Being in green space helps you to feel calmer and less stressed.

I see. What else can you recommend so that I have regular access to nature?
I recommend that you go for a walk every day. Go to the nearest
green spot, such as your neighborhood park.

Okay. Will it boost my health and mood, too?
Certainly! I advise you to do some gardening as well. All of that
digging and planting will help you be in shape.

Really? That is awesome! Thanks for the advice!
PART C_1
I will ask the questions about the conversation. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART C_2
1. What does being in a green space do?
2. What did Emma recommend Ron first?
3. What is the benefit of gardening?
PART D_1
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
PART D_2
1. A: What are some signs of __________?
B: Headaches and dizziness are some of them.
2. A: Is she a __________ activist?
B: Yes, she started when she was very young.
3. A: How do they do their work well?
B: Their boss always __________ their confidence.
4. A: What is your hobbby?
B: I love __________!
5. A: How does she stay __________ ?
B: She goes to the gym thrice a week.
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
Discuss about the beauty of nature with your friend. Explain to him/her the benefits of having access to nature. Your tutor will play your friend’s role.
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.