Conversation(Intermediate Chapter 1)|日常会話(中級1章)
Lesson46: Work-Life Balance

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. prioritize  (…を)優先させる
  He needs to prioritize his studies over sports.
2. from time to time  時々
  I go fishing from time to time.
3. calm  穏やか
  The winter season gives me a calm feeling.
4. recreation  気晴らし、休養
  Her favorite recreations are playing chess and horseback riding.
5. cheer on  声援する、励ます
  We will be cheering my brother on for his school’s football game.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. How do you prioritize your tasks?
2. What food do you enjoy eating from time to time?
3. How do you stay calm in times of crisis?
4. What activity do you do for recreation?
5. How do you cheer on your friends?
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

Emma, I’m worried about you. You never take a day off, and you don’t get enough sleep.
I just want to finish all my tasks before the deadline, Ron.

But you should prioritize your health and wellness.
I know. I don’t even see my family anymore.

You should relax and visit your family from time to time.
Okay. I will relax on the weekend to have a clearer mind.

That’s right, a calm mind can even improve your performance at work.
From now on, I’m also going to make more time for recreation.
It’s been a while since I practiced origami!

That’s great! I’m cheering you on!
PART C_1
I will ask the questions about the conversation. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART C_2
1. Why is Ron worried about Emma?
2. What does Emma need to prioritize?
3. What changes will Emma be making in her lifestyle?
PART D_1
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
PART D_2
1. A: The whole town came to ________ the swimming team.
B: That was so nice of them to do!
2. A: Camping, bird watching, and dancing are some ________ for children.
B: My daughter is interested in bird watching!
3. A: Oh my! I’m going to be late! I can’t catch a taxi!
B: Stay ________. A taxi will arrive soon.
4. A: I have so much to do, and I’m running of time!
B: What you should do is to _________ your tasks.
5. A: It’s my first time seeing you go out on a weekend!
B: I enjoy going to the mall ___________.
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 brother is working non-stop. Advise him to take a break from time to time.
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.