TOEFL対策スピーキング勉強法④ 寿司とカラオケでGO

TOEFL スピーキングIndependent Taskの現実的戦略も今日で第4回目。

今日は、日本の文化ネタとして、寿司とカラオケを準備しよう。友達との思い出、楽しかった誕生日、そして、食べ物系まで、色々なネタに転用できる。

TOEFL対策スピーキング勉強法 テンプレートを捨てる勇気

2017.06.02

TOEFLスピーキングでおすすめ STAR 戦略

Independent Taskに回答するためにおすすめする回答方法は、面接等でも推奨されているSTAR戦略を取ることである。STAR戦略の利点として、具体的な自分の経験を議論の中心に置くことができ、抽象的な議論をするよりもアイディアを出すのが楽になる。

  1. Situation        状況説明
  2. Task              解決しなければいけない課題
  3. Action           課題を克服するためしたアクション
  4. Result           結果
にゃんこ先生
ちなみに、SituationとTaskの分類はそこまで神経質になる必要はない。
にゃんこ先生
S+Tで1セット。Actionが大事。

TOEFL Speaking 演習問題①

早速だが、以下の問題に15秒で準備し、45秒で答えてほしい。

Which do you prefer? Having a lot of friends or having a few friends?

 

基本エピソード④

1. 質問へ解答

I prefer to have a few friends.

2. Situation

I am a business man in Tokyo and have a stressful job.

3. Task (ここまで10秒)

Last week I went to a sushi restaurant after work with a few close friends, Taro and Hanako.

4. Action (30秒)

We ate sushi like tuna, salmon, and shrimp, and drank beer and Japanese sake, talking a lot of things such as our job and family.

After that, we went to Karaoke bar and drank more and sang American songs such as Beatles’ Help and Yesterday.

Also, we sang Mikel Jackson’s songs like Black and While.

We danced to the music and imitated moon walk.

5. Result (5秒-10秒)

As a result, it was a lot of fun, and I relaxed well.

にゃんこ先生
少人数の友達と寿司+カラオケ楽しんだよ。
にゃんこ先生
SushiとKaraokeは外人も知ってるからね。

TOEFL Speaking 演習問題②〜⑩

にゃんこ先生
演習問題を通じて、Sushi and Karaokeのエピソードを様々な問題に使ってみよう。

演習問題②

Choose a place you go to often that is important to you and explain why it is important. Please include specific details in your explanation.

解答例

演習問題③

What do you miss most about your home when you are away? Use specific details in your explanation.

解答例

演習問題④

If a person plans to travel to your country, that is one thing they should know before they arrive? Why is it important for them to know this?

解答例

演習問題⑤

Some people enjoy spending their free time alone in activities such as reading, thinking, or writing. Others enjoy spending their free time in shared activities with other people. Which do you prefer and why?

解答例

演習問題⑥

Describe a memorable celebration. Why was it memorable for you? Include specific details in your answer.

解答例

演習問題⑦

What activities should university students do to relax? Include specific details in your explanation.

解答例

演習問題⑧

Which country or culture do you want to learn about in the future?

解答例

演習問題⑨

Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? It is important to learn about other cultures.

解答例

演習問題⑩

Some people prefer to spend their free time with family members or friends. Other people prefer to spend their free time alone. Which do you prefer? Why? Include specific reasons and details in your explanation

解答例

TOEFL Speaking 解答例 ②〜⑩

演習問題②

Choose a place you go to often that is important to you and explain why it is important.

質問に回答

It is a sushi restaurant.

Situation

I am a Japanese businessman and I have a busy and stressful life.

Task

Last weekend, I went to a sushi restaurant near my house with my wife.

Action

We ate many sushi like tuna, salmon, and shrimp, and drank beer and Japanese sake.

Also, we ate tempura and soba.

We enjoyed talking a lot of things such as our favorite books and movies.

A staff told us how they chose fresh fish at a fish market every morning. The story was interesting.

Result

As a result, it was a lot of fun and I relaxed.

にゃんこ先生
今回はa placeなので寿司屋だけで内容を増やしてみる。

 

演習問題③

What do you miss most about your home when you are away? Use specific details in your explanation.

質問に回答

It is a sushi restaurant.

Situation

I am a Japanese businessman and now live in Shanghai.

Task

Last year, I went to a sushi restaurant in downtown Tokyo with my colleagues.

Action

We ate a lot of sushi like tuna, salmon, and shrimp, and drank beer and Japanese sake.

Also, we ate tempura and soba.

We enjoyed talking about a lot of things such as our job and girlfriend.

A staff told us how they chose fresh fish at a fish market every morning. The story was interesting.

Result

I miss the sushi restaurant the most now.

にゃんこ先生
嘘でも良いから、上海に住んでて寿司が恋しいって言ってみる、

 

演習問題④

If a person plans to travel to your country, that is one thing they should know before they arrive? Why is it important for them to know this?

質問に回答

They should know about sushi restaurants.

Situation

I am a university student in Tokyo.

Task

Last week I went to a sushi restaurant with some of my classmates who are from China.

Action

We ate many sushi like tuna, salmon, and shrimp, and drank beer and Japanese sake.

Also, we ate tempura and soba.

We enjoyed talking about our Japanese food and culture.

A staff told us how they chose fresh fish at a fish market every morning. The story was interesting.

Result

My Chinese classmates really enjoyed the sushi restaurant.

にゃんこ先生
寿司を外国人と食べて絶賛だったよ、というストーリー。

 

演習問題⑤

Some people enjoy spending their free time alone in activities such as reading, thinking, or writing. Others enjoy spending their free time in shared activities with other people. Which do you prefer and why?

質問に回答

I prefer to spend my free time with other people, especially my wife.

Situation

I am a business man in Tokyo and have a stressful job.

Task

Last weekend I went to a sushi restaurant with my wife.

Action

We ate sushi like tuna, salmon, and shrimp, which were delicious and we drank beer and Japanese sake.

We enjoyed talking about our favorite books and movies.

After that, we went to Karaoke bar and drank more and sang American songs such as Beatles’ Help and Yesterday.

Also, we sang Mikel Jackson’s songs like Black and While and Billie Jean.

Result

As a result, we had a great time, and I relaxed a lot.

にゃんこ先生
友達/家族と過ごした大切な時間。寿司とカラオケ。

 

演習問題⑥

Describe a memorable celebration. Why was it memorable for you? Include specific details in your answer.

質問に回答

It is my last birthday.

Situation

I am a businessman in Tokyo.

Task

Last week, my colleagues held a birthday party for me.

Action

We went to a sushi restaurant in downtown Tokyo and ate a lot of sushi like tuna, salmon, and shrimp, which were delicious.

We drank beer and Japanese sake and had a birthday cake.

After that, we went to Karaoke bar and sang American songs such as Beatles’ Help and Yesterday and Mikel Jackson’s songs like Black and While.

At last, they gave me a birthday gift! A DVD of Mikel Jackson which I wanted.

Result

As a result, I was very happy.

にゃんこ先生
寿司とカラオケで誕生日を祝ったことにしよう。ケーキとプレゼントを忘れないで。

 

演習問題⑦

What activities should university students do to relax? Include specific details in your explanation.

質問に回答

University students should go to Karaoke to relax.

Situation

When I was a university student,

Task

I was busy studying and sometimes felt boring in my life.

Action

I often went to Karaoke with my friends.

We sang American songs like Beatles’ Help and Yesterday, and Mikel Jackson’s songs like Black and While and Billie Jean.

We enjoyed dancing to the music and imitated Mikel Jackson’s cool movement, moon walk.

Also, we drank beer and ate French flies, talked a lot about our girlfriends and fun activities such as traveling.

Result

As a result, we had a great time, and I relaxed a lot.

にゃんこ先生
カラオケでストレス発散したことにしようか。

 

演習問題⑧

Which country or culture do you want to learn about in the future?

質問に回答

I want to learn more about Japanese culture.

Situation

I am a Chinese businessman in Shanghai.

Task

Last year, I went to Japan for a business trip.

Action

At that time, my clients brought me to a sushi restaurant in Tokyo.

We ate a lot of sushi like tuna, salmon, and shrimp, and drank beer and Japanese sake.

Also, we ate tempura and soba.

We enjoyed talking about Japanese food and culture.

A staff told us how they chose fresh fish at a fish market every morning. The story was interesting.

Result

As a result, it was a lot of fun and tasty. So I want to learn more about Japan.

にゃんこ先生
こうなったら、中国人ビジネスマンになって日本で食べた寿司が美味しかったって言えば良い。

 

演習問題⑨

Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? It is important to learn about other cultures.

質問に回答

I agree with this idea.

Situation

I am a Chinese businessman in Shanghai.

Task

Last year, I went to Japan for a business trip.

Action

At that time, my clients brought me to a sushi restaurant in Tokyo.

We ate a lot of sushi like tuna, salmon, and shrimp, and drank beer and Japanese sake.

Also, we ate tempura and soba.

We enjoyed talking about Japanese food and culture.

A staff told us how they chose fresh fish at a fish market every morning. The story was interesting.

Result

As a result, I had a memorable time. Learning new culture can enrich my life.

にゃんこ先生
また中国人ビジネスマンになってみよう。

にゃんこ先生
外の文化を学ぶのは楽しい!!だから重要。

 

演習問題⑩

Some people prefer to spend their free time with family members or friends. Other people prefer to spend their free time alone. Which do you prefer? Why? Include specific reasons and details in your explanation

質問に回答

I prefer to spend my free time with my friends.

Situation

I am a university student in Tokyo,

Task

I am busy studying and have a stressful life.

Action

Last week I went to a sushi restaurant with some of my friends, Taro and Hanako.

We ate sushi like tuna, salmon, and shrimp, and drank beer and Japanese sake.

We enjoyed talking about a lot of things such as our favorite books and movies.

After that, we went to Karaoke bar and drank more and sang American songs such as Beatles’ Help and Yesterday.

Also, we sang Mikel Jackson’s songs like Black and While.

Result

As a result, it was a lot of fun and I relaxed well.

にゃんこ先生
友達と過ごした楽しい寿司屋とカラオケの話をすればOK

終わりに

にゃんこ先生
友達、家族、食べ物、好きなこと、文化、日本のこと、多くのことに寿司+カラオケも応用できる。

にゃんこ先生
スピーキングの負担はこうやって減らす。

にゃんこ先生
転用の仕方は、数をこなして慣れていこう。

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にゃんこ先生
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にゃんこ先生
質問、要望、ツッコミ、おすすめ勉強法、なんでも遠慮せずにコメントしてね。閲覧者同士でのコミュニケーションも大歓迎だよ。
にゃんこ先生
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  • こんにちわ。
    こちらの記事を読んでいて気になったのですが、ビートルズはイギリスの歌手ではありませんか?

  • ツッコミありがとう!ビートルズはイギリス出身の歌手だね。けど、ビールルズはアメリカでももちろん人気で誰でも知ってるし、TOEFLは内容が本当かどうかまでは採点されないから、減点対象にはならないよ。記事は一つの例だから、内容は適当に入れ替えて活用してね!

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