Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
|1. assistance 手伝い、援助|
|Henry asked for financial assistance from his friends.|
|2. column 欄、コラム|
|My sister writes a weekly entertainment column for a local magazine.|
|3. periodical 定期刊行の|
|This library has subscriptions to different kinds of periodicals.|
|4. usher 案内する、先導する|
|The waitress ushered us to the table near the window.|
|5. appreciate 感謝する、高く評価する|
|I would appreciate it if you’d let me know the details in advance.|
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
|1.||What assistance do you usually offer your friends?|
|2.||What type of newspaper or magazine column do you enjoy reading?|
|3.||How often do you read periodicals?|
|4.||When was the last time you were ushered to a particular area or place?|
|5.||What do you appreciate the most?|
Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.
Good day. What can I do for you?
Hi. I need assistance with something.
How may I help?
I’m looking for a newspaper column but I can’t find it anywhere.
Have you checked or looked in the periodicals?
Oh, no, I haven’t yet. I don’t know where it is.
If you’d like, I can usher you to where it is.
That would be a great help.
Please follow me.
Thank you so much. I appreciate it.
I will ask the questions about the conversation. Please answer them in complete sentences.
|1.||What was Emma looking for?|
|2.||What did Ron ask Emma?|
|3.||What assistance did Ron offer Emma?|
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
|1.||A: Do you need any ________________ with that?
B: Yeah, these boxes of books are quite heavy.
|2.||A: What are you reading?
B: I’m reading this week’s gossip ________________.
|3.||A: What sort of ________________ does the library offer?
B: The library has a huge selection of magazines about sciences and arts.
|4.||A: I’m sorry, I don’t know where aisle C7 is.
B: No worries, I’ll ________________ you there.
|5.||A: I’m late, but here’s my birthday present for you.
B: It’s my favorite book! Thank you, I really ________________ it!
Let’s do a roleplay. Talk with me according to the situation below, using the expressions you just learned.
You are in a library and you cannot find a certain book you are looking for. Ask for assistance from your tutor, who will pretend to be a library aide.
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.)