This page is for SPEAKING PRACTICE FOR GRADE 2 EIKEN TEXTBOOK.

This textbook is divided into 4 sections. Section ONE is the READING section, it can be used for many activities, not only as a reading exercise. Section TWO is the DESCRIPTION section where you look at the illustrations and create your own original interpretation of the images. Section THREE is reading the STATEMENT and adding your opinion of whether you agree or disagree with it. Section FOUR is asking WHY questions to get your answers.

Sending an AUDIO RECORDING

Some exercises in this textbook will require you to record your voice and send to your teacher. You can use this tool below to record your voice. When you have finished recording your content add the following information in the NAME section;

a) Class Subject [Listening/Reading/Speaking/Writing…]

b) Full Name [eg. Harry Potter]

c) Student Number [eg. 123456789]

d) Assignment Number [eg. Assignment 1]

ASSIGNMENT #1

p26 [exercises 1,2,3]

Read each statement and select whether you AGREE or DISAGREE. Write your opinion. Look at the example below.

  1. Some people say that because we are consumed with shopping all the time, young people have no sense of the value of money. What do you think about that?
  2. Some people say that because we strive for convenience and efficiency in many aspects of life in Japan, that living in the moment and slowing down is becoming impossible to do. What do you think about that?
  3. Some people say that because many farmers in Japan have been operating in a protectionist state, they can not function without government subsidies. What do you think about that?

Adding research notes to your textbook…