Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
|1. family gathering 家族の集まり|
|We have family gatherings every year.|
|2. stay 滞在|
|He said he’ll stay at his friend’s house until Saturday.|
|3. occupied 忙しい|
|Laura’s quite occupied today. She has a lot of tasks to finish.|
|4. pick up 拾う、(車などに)乗せる、車で迎えに行く|
|Could you pick me up at the bookstore? I don’t have an umbrella with me.|
|5. sibling 兄弟|
|He has a wonderful relationship with his siblings.|
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
|1.||When do you usually have or attend family gatherings?|
|2.||Have you ever stayed at your friend’s house?|
|3.||When are you usually occupied with work?|
|4.||Have you ever picked someone up from the airport? Who was it?|
|5.||How many siblings do you have?|
Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.
Hi, Emma! Are you free this weekend?
Sorry, I’m not. I have a family gathering this evening. We’ll stay there until Sunday.
Oh, I see. I was thinking about going to the cinema with you.
I’m really sorry, but I’m going to be very occupied this weekend.
What do you have to do?
I have to pick up my grandparents from Haneda airport, then prepare for the gathering.
That does sound very busy.
Yeah. But my parents and siblings will help me with the preparations.
Oh, right. You have two other siblings who can help you.
Yes. Anyway, thanks for asking me. Maybe we can go to the cinema next time.
I will ask the questions about the conversation. Please answer them in complete sentences.
|1.||Until when will Emma and her family stay in her grandparents’ house?|
|2.||Where will Emma pick her grandparents up?|
|3.||Who will help Emma with the preparations?|
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
|1.||A: When is your ________________?
B: It’s going to be this Saturday. I’m so excited to see my cousins!
|2.||A: Why don’t you ________________ here for the night?
B: Sorry, but my parents will look for me. I have to go home.
|3.||A: Are you free this Sunday?
B: Sorry, I’m ________________ on that day. I have to finish my homework.
|4.||A: Hey, sorry for the trouble but it’s raining and I don’t have an umbrella.
B: No worries. Where do I _______ you _______?
|5.||A: Do you have a good relationship with your ________________?
B: Absolutely. I spend time with them almost every day.
Let’s do a roleplay. Talk with me according to the situation below, using the expressions you just learned.
You met your friend at a restaurant. Tell him/her about the family gathering you attended last weekend. Your tutor will pretend to be your friend.
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.)