Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
|1. novel 小説|
|The author wrote the novel from a personal experience.|
|2. classic 古典の、クラシックの|
|The film is destined to become a world classic.|
|3. bookworm 大の本好き、本の虫|
|Could you suggest a good novel to gift my brother who’s a huge bookworm?|
|4. admit 認める|
|I must admit that the group’s performance was exceptional.|
|5. adaptation 翻案、脚色|
|The movie adaptation of John Green’s novel “The Fault in Our Stars” was shown in 2014.|
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
|1.||What is your favorite novel?|
|2.||What book do you consider as a classic?|
|3.||What is the major advantage of being a bookworm?|
|4.||Do you always admit your mistakes?|
|5.||What do you think is the best book-to-movie adaptation?|
Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.
Hi, Emma! What’s your favorite novel?
Hello, Ron. Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” is my favorite book.
I know that book but haven’t read it yet. Was it good?
Yes! It’s totally a classic!
How long did it take you to finish reading it?
Being a bookworm, I finished reading the whole novel in just almost two days.
Wow! That’s very impressive! I wish that I could be fond of reading as you are.
How about you, Ron? What’s your favorite?
I’m not really into novels but I must admit that Nicholas Sparks’ “The Notebook” is my favorite.
I’ve read that one, too! I love the movie adaptation as well!
I will ask the questions about the conversation. Please answer them in complete sentences.
|1.||What is Emma’s favorite novel?|
|2.||For how long did Emma finish reading it?|
|3.||What novel is Ron’s favorite?|
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
|1.||A: What book did you buy at the ongoing book sale?
B: I got these Nicholas Sparks ___________ to keep me sane for the whole vacation.
|2.||A: Have you seen “The Shawshank Redemption” movie?
B: Of course! How could I miss a ___________?
|3.||A: What is your younger brother’s hobby?
B: He loves to read every day. He’s actually the only ___________ in the family.
|4.||A: Why did the other team leave immediately after the game?
B: I think they couldn’t ___________ their defeat.
|5.||A: Jenny Han’s “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” is trending now.
B: I know! It’s one of the best book-to-movie ___________ this year.
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 novels. Ask him/her what his/her favorites are.
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.)