Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
|1. feel down 落ち込む|
|She’s been feeling down lately. I wonder what’s wrong.|
|2. alarming 不安にさせる、大変な|
|The country’s population is increasing at an alarming rate.|
|3. anxious 心配して、不安な|
|He’s anxious to finish the job, but he did it anyway.|
|4. drain 消耗させる、弱らせる|
|The seven-hour journey drained the entire family.|
|5. as important as ～と同じぐらい重要|
|Exercising is as important as having a healthy diet.|
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
|1.||What makes you feel down?|
|2.||Have you had an alarming experience? Please tell me about it.|
|3.||When do you usually feel anxious?|
|4.||What drains you physically and emotionally?|
|5.||Do you agree that physical appearance is as important as personality? Why or why not?|
Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.
Hey, Emma. You don’t look well.
Well, to tell you the truth, I’ve been feeling down these past few days.
Nothing too alarming but I’ve been having trouble sleeping lately.
I just feel so anxious all of a sudden.
I’m so sorry to hear that. Do you know the reason behind that?
I’m not sure, but I think I’ve been emotionally drained from work.
I suggest you take some days off from work. Emotional health is as important as physical health.
You’re right. Maybe I’ll ask my boss tomorrow.
I’m sure he’ll understand as long as you explain it to him.
I will ask the questions about the conversation. Please answer them in complete sentences.
|1.||What has Emma been feeling the past few days?|
|2.||What has Emma been having trouble doing lately?|
|3.||What did Ron suggest Emma do?|
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
|1.||A: I’ve been ______________ lately.
B: Oh, no. Is something the matter?
|2.||A: Have you heard the news?
B: Yeah. The crime was so ______________. We need to be more careful.
|3.||A: You’re sweating a lot. Are you all right?
B: Not really. I’m a bit ______________ to speak in front of many people.
|4.||A: I feel so ______________ from the long trip.
B: Go ahead and take some rest.
|5.||A: Food appearance is ______________ as its taste.
B: I understand. I’ll make my cooking more presentable next time.
Let’s do a roleplay. Talk with me according to the situation below, using the expressions you just learned.
You notice that your friend does not feel all right. Ask him/her what is wrong and give him/her some advice.
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.)