Beginner: In the Supermarket – Degrees of Comparison

LESSON GOAL

Let’s check our lesson goal.
In this material, you will learn how to compare things using adjectives.

PART A_1

Let’s read the sentences aloud. Please repeat after me.

PART A_2

1. This apple is big. このりんごは大きいです。 2. Apple is bigger than cherry. りんごはさくらんぼより大きいです。 3. Melon is the biggest fruit. メロンはもっとも大きいフルーツです。 4. Pork is expensive. 豚肉は高価です。 5. Chicken is more expensive than pork. 鶏肉は豚肉より高価です。 6. Beef is the most expensive of the three. 牛肉は3つの中で最も高価です。

PART B_1

Study the picture for 1 minute. Compare the prices of the products in the picture by completing the sentences with the correct adjectives.

PART B_2

1. Are bananas cheaper than apples?
Answer: Yes, bananas are _____________ than apples.
2. Are carrots more expensive than tomatoes?
Answer: No, tomatoes are _____________ than carrots.

PART C_1

Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Sam and you will play Alice. Then, we’ll switch roles.

PART C_2

I’m happy that we’re doing grocery shopping today, Alice. Thank you. Aren’t you busy these days?
You’re welcome, Sam. I am still busy these days, but I am less busy now, so we have to do our grocery shopping today.

Oh, I see. Anyway, can you check the price of these snacks? I think potato chips are cheaper than corn chips.
Let me see. You’re right. Potato chips are cheaper. Let me buy two bags of potato chips.

Let’s buy some fruits. How about these pineapples? Which one’s bigger?
The one on the left is bigger, so let’s buy that. I hope it tastes sweeter than the pineapple we bought last week. It was very sour.

PART D_1

Please answer the questions in complete sentences.

PART D_2

1. Was Alice busier yesterday than today?
Answer:
2. Which is cheaper? Potato chips or corn chips?
Answer:
3. Why did they buy the pineapple on the left side?
Answer:

PART E_1

Let’s talk. Please answer my questions. You may ask questions, too.

PART E_2

1. In your family, who is best in doing grocery shopping?
Answer:
2. Which one do you like better? Fruits or vegetables?
Answer:
3. What is the most expensive food in your country?
Answer:
4. Is milk cheaper than bread in your country?
Answer:
5. What is the worst thing you have ever bought from the supermarket?
Answer:

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.