Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
|1. teamwork チームワーク|
|The coach told the basketball players that they have to improve their teamwork.|
|2. guideline 指標、ガイドライン|
|Welcome to your first day of college. I expect you all to follow the guidelines properly.|
|3. competitive 競争の、競争的な|
|My brother is a competitive athlete. He never says no to any game.|
|4. high-pressure 大きなプレッシャーのかかる|
|We live in a high-pressure society.|
|5. cooperative 協力的な、協調的な|
|All my new classmates are cooperative.|
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
|1.||How important is teamwork in sports?|
|2.||Why is it hard for some people to follow COVID-19 guidelines?|
|3.||Are you a competitive person?|
|4.||How can a person relax in a high-pressure environment?|
|5.||How can people be cooperative with the government?|
Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.
Hey Emma, what’s the office culture in your company like?
Well, we love teamwork! We discuss ideas over lunch and have frequent
That’s very different from ours! We have stricter guidelines and we’re very competitive.
I see. Well, it’s good that you’re doing well in a high-pressure environment.
Yes, and I’m glad that you’re enjoying your company’s cooperative culture!
I’m lucky to be in a happy team!
I wish you all the best!
You too, Ron!
I will ask the questions about the conversation. Please answer them in complete sentences.
|1.||What did Ron ask Emma?|
|2.||What kind of environment does Ron’s company have?|
|3.||What is Emma lucky to be a part of?|
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
|1.||A: He signed up for five swimming competitions this month!
|2.||A: She easily cries during a _________situation.
B: She must become stronger.
|3.||A: They need to be more________or they will not finish the project on time.
B: I definitely agree with that.
|4.||A: I didn’t read the______of the application well.
B: That’s why everything you wrote is wrong!
|5.||A: The group with eight boys already lost two games.
B: Their________has to get better.
Let’s do a roleplay. Talk with me according to the situation below, using the expressions you just learned.
Your colleague asks you what it is like working in your company. Tell your tutor, who will act as your colleague, what kind of office culture you have.
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.)