Conversation(Intermediate Chapter 1)|日常会話(中級1章)
Lesson13: What Are You Looking For?

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
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.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
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?
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, 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!

PART C_1
I will ask the questions about the conversation. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART C_2
1. What was Emma looking for?
2. What did Ron suggest Emma?
3. What does an air fryer do?
PART D_1
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
PART D_2
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.
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
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.
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.