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Lesson 7: Showing Concern
Why did you skip breakfast?

I can show concern about someone’s physical condition.

INTRODUCE

You can show concern for someone to make them feel better.

PRESENT

STEP A VOCABULARY

I. Listen and repeat.

sleep well

stay up all night

catch a cold

skip breakfast

have a bad day

take a break

II. Which of the things above did you do recently?

III. Practice reading the words.

/sl/

/sk/

sleep

skip

slate

skate

slim

skin

STEP B GRAMMAR TIP

Use did to ask questions about things that happened in the past.

Use did by itself if you want a yes/no answer.

  • Did you catch a cold?
  • Did you stay up all night?

Use why did if you want a reason.

  • Why did you catch a cold?
  • Why did you stay up all night?

UNDERSTAND

SPEAKING

Saori is talking with Masa during recess.

Saori:

Masa, you look pale! Are you okay?

Masa:

Yeah. I’m just hungry. I didn’t have breakfast this morning.

Saori:

Why did you skip breakfast? That’s not good for you!

Masa:

I didn’t have time. I woke up late because I worked out last night.

Saori:

You should eat a snack. Did you take a break this morning?

Masa:

No, I can’t take a break. I have a lot of homework and tests to check today.

Saori:

(sighs) We’re almost 30, Masa. We need to take care of our health. Feel better, okay?

Masa:

I will. Don’t worry.

TRIVIA

Feel better is one way to say odaiji ni (お大事に) in English. You can also say get well soon and take care of yourself to someone who is sick.

PRACTICE

STEP A EXERCISE

Choose the correct questions in the parentheses. Use the answers as clues.

1.

Student: (Did you catch a cold? / Why did you catch a cold?)

Tutor: Yes.

 

2.

Student: (Did you skip breakfast? / Why did you skip breakfast?)

Tutor: The food looked bad.

 

3.

Student: (Did you stay up all night? / Why did you stay up all night?)

Tutor: No.

 

4.

Student: (Did you have a bad day? / Why did you have a bad day?)

Tutor: My computer broke.

 

5.

Student: (Did you take a break? / Why did you take a break?)

Tutor: I wasn’t feeling well.

 

STEP B EXERCISE

Complete the conversations. Change the words in parentheses into questions with did or why did. Use the answers as clues.

ex.

Student: (skip breakfast) Did you skip breakfast?

Tutor: No, I had a bowl of cereal.

 

1.

Student: (stay up all night) _____?

Tutor: My neighbor was noisy.

 

2.

Student: (take a break) _____?

Tutor: Yes, I did.

 

3.

Student: (catch a cold) _____?

Tutor: No, I didn’t. I have allergies.

 

4.

Student: (have a bad day) _____?

Tutor: I lost my wallet.

 

5.

Student: (sleep well) _____?

Tutor: Yes, I did! I slept for eight hours.

CHALLENGE

Challenge 1

Your friend looks sick.


Ask your friend questions to show your concern.

Today's grammar tip

  • Did…?
  • Why did…?

Challenge 2

Discuss your ideas.

If Time
Allows
1

GETTING ENOUGH SLEEP

2

SKIPPING MEALS

1

GETTING ENOUGH SLEEP

  1. Do you always get enough sleep?
  2. How many hours do you sleep at night?
  3. What do you do when you don’t get enough sleep (ex. drink coffee, take an afternoon nap)?
  4. How do you feel when you don’t get enough sleep (ex. sleepy, angry)?

2SKIPPING MEALS

  1. Do you skip meals sometimes?
  2. Which meals do you usually skip?
  3. Why do you skip meals?
  4. How do you feel when you skip meals (ex. tired, normal)?

FEEDBACK

I can show concern about someone’s physical condition.

LESSON GOAL ACHIEVEMENT

  • 4
    Very Good

    Could complete the task with ease

  • 3
    Good

    Could complete the task with some clarifications

  • 2
    Fair

    Could complete the task with additional instructions

  • 1
    Poor

    Could somehow complete the task with difficulty

PERSONALIZED FEEDBACK

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