Per-level Intermediate: History and culture (Review)

PART A_1

In this lesson, you will be able to:
learn words when talking about history and culture
express your opinions about specific topics

PART B_1

Please study the picture below. Then, describe it in as much detail as you can.

PART B_2

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Answer:
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PART B_3

Now, let me ask you a question about the picture.

PART B_4

1. Who is the professor talking to?
Answer:

PART B_5

Now, let us review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)
ANSWERS
1. The professor is talking to his students.

PART B_6

Choose the correct meaning of the underlined word in each sentence.

PART B_7

1. People can enjoy many cultural attractions in our country.
a. [adjective] relating to habits, traditions, and beliefs of a society
b. [noun] the feeling of being certain that something exists or is true
c. [noun] the study of history and how it is written
2. We are studying the Roman civilization.
a. [noun] a human society with developed culture and laws at a specific time and place
b. [noun] an object that was created a very long time ago
c. [noun] a written record of historical events
3. He is famous for his successful expeditions.
a. [noun] the process of teaching or learning in a school
b. [noun] a particular system of beliefs and values
c. [noun] an organized journey, especially a long one for a particular purpose
4. I have been studying the origin of the English language.
a. [adjective] ridiculous or completely unreasonable
b. [noun] point where something begins or comes from
c. [noun] the traditional stories and culture of a group of people
5. The American Revolution is one of the most remarkable revolutions.
a. [verb] to try to develop and improve something
b. [adjective] existing as an idea, feeling, or quality
c. [adjective] someone or something amazing and unforgettable

PART B_8

Now, let us review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)
ANSWERS
1. a. [adjective] relating to habits, traditions, and beliefs of a society
2. a. [noun] a human society with developed culture and laws at a specific time and place
3. c. [noun] an organized journey, especially a long one for a particular purpose
4. b. [noun] point where something begins or comes from
5. c. [adjective] someone/something amazing and unforgettable

PART C_1

Please construct your own sentences using the following words.

PART C_2

1. expedition Answer: .
2. remarkable Answer: .
3. civilization Answer: .
4. cultural Answer: .
5. origin Answer: .

PART C_3

Now, let us review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)

PART D_1

Please complete each sentence by choosing the correct answer in the box below.

PART D_2

origin remarkable expedition
cultural revolution civilization
1. They were able to manage the scientific ____________ successfully.
2. There are still some ____________ unknown to man.
3. There are a lot of ____________ events over the past decades.
4. Mesopotamia is one of the oldest ____________.
5. We noticed a lot of ____________ differences when we visited other countries.

PART D_3

Now, let us review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)
ANSWERS
1. They were able to manage the scientific expeditions successfully.
2. There are still some origins unknown to man.
3. There are a lot of remarkable events over the past decades.
4. Mesopotamia is one of the oldest civilizations.
5. We noticed a lot of cultural differences when we visited other countries.

PART E_1

Let’s talk. Please answer the questions by stating your opinions.

PART E_2

1. Some people say that culture is important to society. What do you think about that?
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2. History helps us understand the present. Do you agree or disagree?
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PART F_1

Now, I will ask you the following questions. You may ask questions, too.

PART F_2

1. Is history important for you? Why or why not?
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2. What is your favorite Japanese culture?
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3. What do you think is interesting about your culture?
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4. Do you think history repeats itself?
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5. What period of history interests you most?
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6. What do you think differs your culture from other countries’ cultures?
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7. If you could change one thing about your culture, what would it be?
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