Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
|1. symptom 症状|
|Fever is one of the symptoms of flu.|
|2. dizzy 目が回る、めまいがする|
|My uncle’s driving always makes me dizzy.|
|3. breathless 息を切らした|
|I was breathless as I ran after the bus.|
|4. alarming 不安にさせる、大変な|
|There is an alarming increase in cases of infectious diseases.|
|5. adequate 不足しない、十分な|
|She had six children but made sure there was adequate food for everyone.|
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
|1.||When you are sick, what are your usual symptoms?|
|2.||When do you get dizzy?|
|3.||Do you get breathless after running?|
|4.||What current news do you find alarming?|
|5.||Do you get adequate rest?|
Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.
I’ve been feeling unwell these past few days.
Oh, that’s too bad. What are your symptoms?
I’ve been feeling dizzy, and I get breathless when climbing the stairs.
Well, that’s alarming. Have you been sleeping and eating well?
I’m eating well, but I think I’m not getting adequate sleep.
I think it’s best to see the doctor.
You’re right, but I’m nervous.
Relax. Just tell him about your symptoms. You’ll be fine.
I will ask the questions about the conversation. Please answer them in complete sentences.
|1.||What has Ron been feeling?|
|2.||When does Ron get breathless?|
|3.||What did Emma advise Ron?|
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
|1.||A: We were hungry, so she prepared an_______meal for all of us.
B: I see. That’s why you’re so full.
|2.||A: I need to lie down. I feel_______.
B: Go ahead.
|3.||A: I get hungry so easily!
B: Don’t worry, it’s not a __________ of anything serious.
|4.||A: I did some intense exercise and I was left_______.
B: You should rest.
|5.||A: He hasn’t been going to work and not responding to messages.
B: Oh, that is________.
Let’s do a roleplay. Talk with me according to the situation below, using the expressions you just learned.
Your friend tells you that she is feeling dizzy and breathless. Ask her if she is getting adequate rest and advise her to see the doctor.
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.)