Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
|1. current 今の、現在の|
|It’s important to be aware of current events.|
|2. work as ～として働く|
|My sister works as a computer engineer.|
|3. homeroom teacher 担任の先生|
|Mr. Zhang is the kindest homeroom teacher I’ve ever had.|
|4. encounter 出くわす、遭遇する|
|Did you encounter any trouble while hiking?|
|5. distract(ed) 気を散らす|
|He gets easily distracted from his work.|
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
|1.||What is your current English level?|
|2.||What do you want to work as in the future?|
|3.||Could you describe your favorite homeroom teacher to me?|
|4.||What problems have you encountered using the internet?|
|5.||What do you do to not get distracted at school/work?|
Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron, and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.
Hi, Emma. Can you tell me something about your current job?
Sure! What would you like to know?
What do you work as?
I work as a teacher in a local elementary school.
Oh, that’s interesting. What kinds of problems do you encounter as an elementary school teacher?
Since I teach children, they get distracted easily.
That’s certainly a challenge. Have you had any troubles with any of the parents?
I have. Some complain while others ask for many requests.
I understand that being a teacher is hard, but I know you can do it!
Thanks, Ron. I always try my best at work.
I will ask the questions about the conversation. Please answer them in complete sentences.
|1.||What is Emma’s current work?|
|2.||What is personally difficult for Emma as an elementary school teacher?|
|3.||What do parents ask for from Emma at work?|
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
|1.||A: Hi, Alice! Could you tell me about your ________________ job?
B: Definitely. What do you want to know?
|2.||A: Do you know what his father works as?
B: Dylan’s father ________________ a sales representative.
|3.||A: I was absent yesterday. Who’s our new ________________?
B: Sir Brown. I heard he’s strict, but a nice teacher.
|4.||A: Did you ________________ any difficulties while mountain climbing?
B: Not really, but Anna became so tired easily.
|5.||A: It must be hard teaching children.
B: It is. They get ________________ very easily so I have to get their attention all the time.
Let’s do a roleplay. Talk with me according to the situation below, using the expressions you just learned.
You met your high school friend. Ask him/her about his/her current job and some troubles he/she encountered.
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.)