Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
|1. reunion 同窓会、再会|
|The association holds a reunion every year.|
|2. distant 遠い、遠くの|
|Some of my distant friends will celebrate the holidays in our hometown.|
|3. gather 集まる、集める|
|The students gathered around for a class activity.|
|4. childhood 子供時代|
|Cheetos was my favorite snack during my childhood.|
|5. memory 記憶、思い出|
|I had many happy memories of my high school.|
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
|1.||Do your family and other relatives hold reunions? Why or why not?|
|2.||Are you still in touch with your distant relatives? Why or why not?|
|3.||Where do you and your friends usually gather to bond?|
|4.||What was your favorite childhood game?|
|5.||Could you tell me something about your memories during elementary?|
Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron, and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.
Hi, Emma! Could you tell something about your family?
Sure! What exactly do you want to know?
Do you hold family reunions yearly?
Yes! Together with our distant relatives, we usually gather in a certain place every year.
What do you usually do in those gatherings?
We eat, watch some presentations that we prepared,
and talk about our life happenings, especially our childhood memories.
What kinds of presentations do you usually prepare?
We mostly prepare some video presentations that contain our family photos and videos, and some song and dance numbers.
That’s sweet! I wish my family has that kind of bond, too.
It’s not yet too late, Ron! Go ahead and suggest the idea to your family!
I will ask the questions about the conversation. Please answer them in complete sentences.
|1.||What did Ron ask Emma about her family?|
|2.||What do Emma and her relatives do in their yearly gatherings?|
|3.||What did Ron wish at the end of the dialog?|
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
|1.||A: Are we going to have a batch _________ this year?
B: I think it will be moved next year because of the ongoing health crisis.
|2.||A: Where did he go?
B: He moved to a ___________ country to escape from his problems.
|3.||A: Have you told the others about the company’s updates?
B: Yes. We ____________ in the conference room earlier.
|4.||A: Could you describe your favorite ____________ friend?
B: She was very kind and fun to be with.
|5.||A: If you were to delete one of your _______________, what would it be?
B: There’s nothing I would want to be deleted. All of them are precious to me, whether good or bad.
Let’s do a roleplay. Talk with me according to the situation below, using the expressions you just learned.
Your cousin who is the closest to you has just arrived in your hometown for the holidays. Talk about your fun childhood memories.
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.)