Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
|1. neighbor 隣人|
|Mr. and Mrs. Collins are our next-door neighbors.|
|2. move in 新居に入る、移り住む|
|The house was already in perfect order when we moved in.|
|3. immigrate (…へ)移住する|
|Mr. Liu’s family immigrated to Canada shortly after his youngest child graduated from college.|
|4. neighborhood ご近所|
|I was lucky to grow up in a friendly and kind neighborhood.|
|5. adjust (…を)調節する|
|It took a while for the family to adjust to the climate.|
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
|1.||Do you often talk to your neighbors?|
|2.||When did you move into your current house?|
|3.||What can you say about your neighborhood?|
|4.||What are the common reasons why people immigrate to your country?|
|5.||How can someone adjust well to a new neighborhood?|
Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.
Hello. Nice to meet you. My name is Ron, your new neighbor.
Hi. Nice to meet you, too. My name is Emma. When did you move in, Ron?
My family and I moved in just last Monday. We’re originally from Ireland.
Ireland? That’s a beautiful country. I want to visit there someday. May I
ask why you decided to immigrate here?
We’ve decided to move here since I was assigned as the general manager of our head office.
I see. I hope you and your family enjoy living here in our country.
We do! My family is adjusting well to the culture. By the way, how long have you been living here in this neighborhood?
I have been living here for twenty-five years and counting!
That’s a long time! Hopefully, we become good neighbors for a lot longer.
I hope so, too. Have a great day!
I will ask the questions about the conversation. Please answer them in complete sentences.
|1.||When did Ron and his family move in?|
|2.||Where did Ron’s family come from?|
|3.||How long has Emma been living in the neighborhood?|
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
|1.||A: Fajar and Annisa _____________ to the country last year.
B: Has it been a year already? Time flies so fast!
|2.||A: When will you _____________ to your new house?
B: This weekend. We’re just waiting for some documents.
|3.||A: Our ______________ have been really kind to us. We’ve been living here for almost two years now.
B: It’s great that you’re getting along well with them.
|4.||A: I hope you’re doing great there in Quebec.
B: To be honest, it’s still hard for me to ____________ to the weather.
|5.||A: How will you describe your ______________?
B: The people are friendly and the place is nice. There’s a lot of greenery even though we’re in the city.
Let’s do a roleplay. Talk with me according to the situation below, using the expressions you just learned.
A new neighbor just moved in and introduced herself to you. Welcome her and ask a few questions about where she came from.
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.)