In last week's story ....We started the lesson talking about "Disneyland" & "Trips to Disneyland"
What do you think?
After taking the Shinkansen, walking & transferring….
1. How long does it take to get to DISNEYLAND?
*I think it takes 3 hours
*I think it takes 3 hours to go to Disneyland
*I think it takes about 3 hours to go to Disneyland
If we take a look over here…
2. When did Tokyo Disneyland first open? (gesture)
*It opened in 1983
*It opened on the 15th of April, 1983
*It opened on April 15th, 1983
Alright now..of course….
3. What year is it now?
*It is 2018
Since we have 2 dates…. 1983 and 2018…
We have a “Between”…and since Disneyland continues to be open (gesture)
We can use “kanryoke”
4. How long has Tokyo Disneyland been open for? (gesture)
*It has been open for 35 years.
Or… How about “kara”…
5. How long has Tokyo Disneyland been open for?
*It has been open since 1983
*It has been open
from 1983 XX
A quick grammar check….
#1 ~ “~shimashita ka?” ~ Did you….
#2 ~ “~shita koto ga aru” ~ Have you ever…
…and then….(Change picture #14)
#3 ~ “~itta koto ga aru” ~ Have you ever been…
This is the thing that MOST people hate the most…
1. I hate waiting in long lines at Disneyland…
Sounds good…now…How about you? (Watashi mo)
#1 ~ Agree ~ So do I.
#2 ~ Agree ~ I do, too.
#3 ~ Agree ~ Me, too.
(Hontou ni? Watashi wa kinishinai)
#4 ~ Oh really, I don’t.
Oh really, I don’t mind
Oh really, I don’t mind at all
Oh really, I love waiting
After talking about Disneyland...
We we back to Data...and also talked about world universities....
Here are a few questions from that part...
How about in Japan?
1. Which university is considered to be the best?
*Todai is the best university
*Todai is considered to be the best
*Todai is considered to be the best university
Alright now…What do you think?
2. Why is TODAI considered to be the BEST university? (Opinions, please)
*Many smart people study there
*It gets a lot of money for research
*It gets a lot of funding for research
*It gets a lot of government funding for research
*There are many good professors there
*The IQ is highest at Tokyo University
Alright now…What do you think?
3. Why is it so hard to get into Todai?
Alright …Sounds good now…
If we take a look over here though…Recently…
4. What has been happening to TODAI’s WORLD ranking?
*It has been going down
*It has been decreasing
*It has been falling
*It has been dropping
*It has been slipping
*It has been getting lower
Alright and…If we take a look….
5. What is TODAI ranked in the world now?
*It is ranked 46th
*It is ranked 46th in the world
OK…now…What do you think…
6. Why HAS Todai’s ranking gone down so much?
*The number of international students has gone down
*Because it is boring
*The number of children is decreasing
*Funding is low
*Because the government cut their funding
*The school year starts from September
*Students from other countries work hard
*Many smart people go to foreign universities
*There are few international students
*It only thinks about Japan / It is not global
Alright...That was just a sample of some of last weeks topics ...