Conversation(Beginner Chapter 1)|日常会話(初級1章)
Lesson46: Different customs in a different places 国や地域ごとの習慣

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. impressed 感動した
2. surprised 驚いた
3. excited 興奮した、わくわくした
PART B_1
Let’s learn today’s phrases. Read the sentences below.
PART B_2
How was the movie theater staff?
The movie theater staff were extra nice to us. I was surprised that the theater gave out free popcorn.
PART C_1
Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.
PART C_2

How did you like the movie?
I enjoyed it a lot. I was impressed with the plot and storytelling. And the cast was amazing!

I’m glad that you enjoyed it.
Thank you for the recommendation.

You’re welcome. How was the movie theater staff?
The movie theater staff were extra nice to us. I was surprised that they gave out free popcorn.

Right! I almost forgot. It was also National Popcorn Day last Thursday. Movie theaters usually give free popcorns to movie goers on that day.
Wow! I was lucky I went out on the same day as that celebration.
PART D_1
Let’s read the dialogue. Read aloud, filling in the blanks as you remember the sentence you just read.
PART D_2

How did you like the movie?
I enjoyed it a lot. ________________ with the plot and storytelling. And the cast was amazing!

I’m glad that you enjoyed it.
Thank you for the recommendation.

You’re welcome. How was the movie theater staff?
The movie theater staff were extra nice to us. _____________ that they gave out free popcorn.

Right! I almost forgot. It was also National Popcorn Day last Thursday. Movie theaters usually give free popcorns to movie goers on that day.
Wow! I was lucky I went out on the same day as that celebration.

PART E_1
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
PART E_2
1. A: Did you know that tipping is uncommon in Japan?
B: Really? ______________________________________.
2. A: Were you surprised that they greeted you with a flower necklace in Hawaii?
B: Yes, ____________________________________. It was a warm welcome.
3. A: I am excited for the Thanksgiving dinner later. How about you?
B: Yes, ___________________________________. It’s a great time to enjoy with our friends.
4. A: Spain’s “La Tomatina” surprised me so much. How about you?
B: Yes, ________________________________. It was a giant tomato fight festival!
5. A: Exchanging business cards are an important custom in Japan.
B: Yes, __________________________________. It is very professional.
6. A: The Haka tradition of New Zealand is very interesting. Are you excited for our trip to the country next month?
B: Yes, ___________________________. I want to watch the Haka in person.
PART F_1
Let’s do a roleplay. Talk with me according to the situation below, using the expressions you just learned.
PART F_2
You are talking with a friend about the customs in other countries that surprise you.
PART F_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.