Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
|1. hectic 多忙をきわめた、てんてこまいの|
|I always cook my dad’s favorite pasta when he’s having a hectic day.|
|2. cram (無理に)詰め込む|
|The teachers had to cram several school activities due to the upcoming summer vacation.|
|3. procrastinate (後まで)延ばす|
|I tend to procrastinate every Friday.|
|4. complacent 自己満足の、ひとりよがりの|
|He lost because he had become too complacent that he missed most of this training.|
|5. assessment 評価、査定|
|The instructor gave a generous assessment of my work.|
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
|1.||What does your hectic day look like?|
|2.||Do you tend to cram school/work tasks? Why or why not?|
|3.||What are the common reasons people procrastinate?|
|4.||Is it acceptable to be complacent in academics/work sometimes? Please explain your answer.|
|5.||What is your assessment of your own performance at school/work?|
Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.
Are you okay, Emma?
Not really, Ron. It has been hectic at work today.
May I ask what happened?
My team had to cram a lot of tasks in one day.
Was it your team’s fault?
Yeah. Some of my team members procrastinated several tasks.
They have been complacent in the past few weeks.
I’m sorry to hear that.
It’s okay. I already talked with them. I pointed out that what happened
would affect their upcoming performance assessment.
Okay. Go ahead and rest now. See you tomorrow on our lunch!
Thanks, Ron. See you!
I will ask the questions about the conversation. Please answer them in complete sentences.
|1.||How did Emma describe her day at work?|
|2.||What did Emma’s team do?|
|3.||What did Emma explain to her team members?|
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
|1.||A: You look stressed. What happened?
B: I’ve had a ________ day at the store due to the upcoming holidays.
|2.||A: Could I sleep now?
B: No! You wouldn’t want to _________ 20 tasks tomorrow!
|3.||A: Why didn’t you submit your project on time?
B: I’m sorry, I __________ over the weekend and finished the material late.
|4.||A: I’m surprised that he’s not the top student anymore.
B: Yeah, maybe he became too ___________ of his grades.
|5.||A: What rate did you give to Mr. Cruz on his performance _____________?
B: I gave him a 5/5 because he’s my favorite teacher.
Let’s do a roleplay. Talk with me according to the situation below, using the expressions you just learned.
You are talking to a friend about your day. Tell him/her what happened to your hectic day at school/work.
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.)