Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
|1. passionate 熱烈|
|The boy is very passionate about basketball.|
|2. lifestyle ライフスタイル|
|Parenting involves a change in lifestyle.|
|3. national 国民の、国家の|
|The national basketball team won a silver medal in the world championship.|
|4. witness 目撃する、見る|
|We are very lucky to witness the Olympic games in person.|
|5. tournament トーナメント|
|The boxing tournament is open to both amateurs and professionals.|
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
|1.||What is something you are passionate about?|
|2.||Do you have a healthy lifestyle?|
|3.||What is your country’s national sport?|
|4.||What exciting sports event or competition have you witnessed?|
|5.||Have you joined any tournaments at school?|
Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron, and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.
People in your country are really passionate about football, aren’t they?
We sure are! The football culture here is unlike any other. I’d say it’s a
Is football the national sport in your country?
Yes, it is. How about in Japan?
The most popular sport here is baseball. But our national sport is sumo wrestling.
I know sumo wrestling! I want to witness one once I visit Japan.
If you want, you can watch a morning practice session on a sumo stable or you can watch a sumo tournament.
That’s interesting! I want to watch a sumo tournament live.
Just like football, you can really feel the excitement and experience the atmosphere by watching it live. Let’s watch it together.
Sure! I’d love to.
I will ask the questions about the conversation. Please answer them in complete sentences.
|1.||How is football perceived in Emma’s country?|
|2.||What is the national sport in Ron’s country?|
|3.||Why is it better to watch the tournament live according to Ron?|
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
|1.||A: My doctor advised me to change my inactive ___________. He advised me to exercise and play sports to stay active.
B: Yes, and be consistent about it.
|2.||A: Julia is very __________ about tennis.
B: Her love for the sport is really admirable. She’s determined to improve her skills.
|3.||A: The championship ______________ will take place at Keyworth Stadium tomorrow.
B: Do you have the tickets already?
|4.||A: What is the ___________ sport of Australia?
B: It’s cricket.
|5.||A: The last three-point shot was amazing! Everybody stood up in their seats and cheered!
B: Oh, how I wish I’ve ____________ it in person.
Let’s do a roleplay. Talk with me according to the situation below, using the expressions you just learned.
You and your friend are talking about sports. Ask him/her about the national sports in his/her country.
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.)