Conversation(Expert Chapter 1)|日常会話(上級1章)
Lesson68: The Importance of Ancestors

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. founder 創業者
  She is the founder and managing director of the company.
2. heritage 遺産
  They consider the building to be an important part of the region’s heritage.
3. understand one’s roots 自分のルーツを知る
  We must get to the root of this problem.
4. come to light 明るみに出る
  Once we finish data gathering, the answers to our questions will come to light.
5. warm welcome 大歓迎、暖かい歓迎
  The good mayor received a warm welcome from her constituents.
PART A_3
Let’s make sentences using the vocabulary we’ve just learned.
PART A_4
1. founder 
Answer:
2. heritage 
Answer:
3. understand one’s roots 
Answer:
4. come to light 
Answer:
5. warm welcome 
Answer:
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. I believe my grandmother and your grandmother were good friends.
Yes, Ron. My mother told me about that too.

By the way, what do you know about them?
I only know a few things, I believe they were the founders and the leaders of this town.

Yes, that is true. I believe it is important to get to know your ancestors.
Why do you think so?

Knowing your ancestors will help you understand your roots
and the heritage of a certain place. Also, the relations which you may have with other people will come to light.
How were you able to know more about your ancestors?

I try to talk to as many relatives as I can every time we have a family reunion.
That is a good way of doing it.
I also realized that knowing my ancestors will help me understand our family traditions better.

That’s right, Emma. I hope I was able to help.
You were, Ron. Also, thank you for the warm welcome that your family has given us.

PART C_1
Please summarize the conversation using your own words and expressions.
PART C_2
PART D_1
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
PART D_2
1. A: Do you know who Richard McDonald was?
B: Yes, He was of the ________ of McDonald’s.
2. A: Why are these battlefields important?
B: These battlefields are an important part of our __________ and should be preserved.
3. A: Why do you read books about that person?
B: He is my ancestor and it might help me ______________.
4. A: Why do we have to study all these?
B: Once we have gathered enough data, the answers will ___________.
5. A: How does it make you feel receiving a __________?
B: Most of the time, it makes me comfortable with the person.
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 spending your day with your grandmother. Ask her questions that will help you know more about them.
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 in 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.