Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
|1. functional 機能する、便利な、実用的な|
|I am lucky to own a functional bicycle.|
|2. run out 尽きる|
|My pen ran out of ink.|
|3. quality 質、資質、品質|
|The quality of the bread they sell is fantastic!|
|4. powerful 強い、強力な|
|I wanted to be like my grandfather. He was a powerful swimmer back then.|
|5. persuade 説得する|
|My brother persuaded me to buy him a video game.|
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
|1.||What functional item do you use often?|
|2.||Do you sometimes run out of time when doing something you enjoy?|
|3.||Which is more important to you when buying products, quality or price?|
|4.||What machine do you consider powerful?|
|5.||What can a salesperson say that would persuade you to buy a product?|
Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.
Hi, what are you looking for?
I’m looking for a cheap yet functional coffee maker.
I apologize, but we only offer coffee filters.
Oh really, that’s too bad!
There is a store across us that sells cheap coffee makers from Italy.
Okay, I’ll check it out. Do you have an air fryer?
Yes, we do, ma’am. But they’re running out! You better get one now!
Is it of good quality?
Yes, it’s quite powerful. It can cook pretty much anything in a faster and healthier way.
Okay, then. You have successfully persuaded me to buy it!
I will ask the questions about the conversation. Please answer them in complete sentences.
|1.||What was Emma looking for?|
|2.||What did Ron suggest to Emma?|
|3.||What does an air fryer do?|
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
|1.||A: I did not want to go the party but he ______ me so now I’m going.
B: Well, there is no turning back now!
|2.||A: Oh no! We’re ______ of mirin!
B: I’ll buy a bottle later.
|3.||A: Your smartphone has the best battery life and its camera is really wide!
B: Yes, it is ________.
|4.||A: You should buy things for your house that are not only fancy but also ________.
B: You’re right!
|5.||A: The ______ of the food in that restaurant is bad.
B: I agree. That’s why not a lot of people eat there.
Let’s do a roleplay. Talk with me according to the situation below, using the expressions you just learned.
You are at a store to buy a lamp. Describe to the salesperson what kind of lamp you are looking for. Your tutor will act as the salesperson.
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.)