Conversation (Intermediate Chapter 1)|日常会話(中級1章)
Lesson34: Watching a Boxing Match

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. ecstatic  有頂天の、夢中の
  The band was amazed by the chants of the ecstatic crowd.
2. record  記録
  His talent has been included in the world record.
3. knockout  ノックアウト
  He lost the match via knockout.
4. loss  喪失、敗北
  The team trains harder after a heartbreaking loss.
5. amateur  アマチュア
  Several amateur basketball players went to the tryout for the national team.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. What things make you ecstatic?
2. What is the importance of records?
3. If you were to become a boxer, which type of win would you prefer: through knockout or via unanimous decision? Explain your answer.
4. How do you cope with loss?
5. In what field do you consider yourself an amateur?
PART B_1
Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron, and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.
PART B_2

Hi, Emma! How are you doing?
I’m doing great. How about you, Ron?

I’m feeling ecstatic right now for the upcoming boxing match of my favorite boxer, Manny “PacMan” Pacquiao.
Really? When is the fight? Is he a good boxer?

It is tonight. PacMan’s record is very impressive. He has a total of 71 fights with 62 wins, 39 wins by knockout, and only 7 losses.
Oh, that’s indeed an impressive record!

I know, right? He started as an amateur boxer at the age of 15!
I’m getting more interested in boxing now.

Come over tonight and let’s watch the match.
I’ll let you know by 5 PM if I can go. Thanks for the invite!

PART C_1
I will ask the questions about the conversation. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART C_2
1. Who’s Ron’s favorite boxer?
2. How many losses does the boxer currently have based on the dialog?
3. At what age did Ron’s favorite boxer start being an amateur?
PART D_1
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
PART D_2
1. A: Do you usually go to concerts?
B: Yes! I always love being a part of an ____________ crowd.
2. A: Why do you keep a ________ of everything you spend?
B: I do it to track and adjust my expenses.
3. A: Did our favorite won?
B: Yes, he won through a ____________.
4. A: That has been his biggest __________ in his entire career.
B: I hope she sets back as soon as possible.
5. A: My sister is an _____________ photographer.
B: Yeah, I’ve seen some of her shots. She’ll go far.
PART E_1
Let’s do a roleplay. Talk with me according to the situation below, using the expressions you just learned.
PART E_2
Your dad is excited to watch a boxing match tonight. Ask him about the players who will be fighting in the match.
PART E_3
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.)
Grammar
文法
Pronunciation 発音 Vocabulary
単語
Comprehension
理解
GOOD 文法の誤りはほとんどなく、完全な文章で話すことができる ほとんどの単語をはっきりと正しく発音することができる 習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を理解し、質問に正しく答えることができる

FAIR
文法の誤りはあるが、完全な文章で話すことができる 発音の練習が必要な言葉がいくつかある たまにミスはあるが、習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を完全に理解するのは難しく、質問に正しく答えられないときもある

POOR
文章で話すのは難しく、単語だけで話すことができる 発音の練習が必要である 習った単語と表現を少しだけ使うことができる 文章を理解するのは難しく、質問に答えるのは難しい
TUTOR FEEDBACK

GRAMMAR
Good: Was able to speak in complete sentences with minimal grammatical errors.
Fair: Was able to speak in complete sentences with evident grammatical errors.
Poor: Was able to speak using words only.
PRONUNCIATION
Good: Was able to pronounce most of the words clearly and correctly.
Fair: Mispronounced a few words.
Poor: Mispronounced most of the words.
VOCABULARY
Good: Used appropriate expressions learned in class.
Fair: Used appropriate expressions learned in class and made a few errors in word choice.
Poor: Used only a few words and expressions.
COMPREHENSION
Good: Was able to understand the passages and answer the questions correctly.
Fair: Had a little difficulty in understanding passages and answering questions.
Poor: Had a hard time understanding passages and answering questions.