3B 2008  ロールプレイ

日にち 1月17日(木曜日)

Grading: 20points
1. Accuracy (Grammar, Pronunciation): /6
2. Variety of Vocbulary & Expressions:/6
3. Content: /8

You will be allowed to choose your own partner, and you will have a maximum of 5 minutes (3 minutes minimum) to complete the task. Remember that both of you have to speak approximately the equal amount.

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トピック 1:日本の大学の真面目な学生とのんきな学生の学習姿勢の違いは何か?
  
 A 真面目な学生:毎日授業に出席し、優秀(ゆうしゅう)な成績(せいせき)をとり、教授の推薦(すいせん)する政府機関(きかん)か有名企業(きぎょう)に就職したいと思っている。親のコネはあるが、仕事の経験も必要だし、将来(しょうらい)のために、いい人脈(じんみゃく)も築(きづ)いていきたいので、精力的(せいりょくてき)に行動している。
人生は計画を立てて、それを実行して、安定した生活を送りたいと思っているので、のん気な学生とは気が合わない。ところが、今学期取っている、専門科目のゼミでは、となりにのん気な学生がいて、いつもイライラさせられている。どうにかして、こののん気な学生を真面目に授業を受けるように説得(せっとく)したい。どうやったらいいのだろうか。充実(じゅうじつ)した学生生活を送るにはどうすべきか?

B のん気な学生:大学生活を思い切り楽しみたいと思っている。専門科目の授業には出席しているが、一般科目はほとんどサボって、アルバイトや友人との交流に励んでいる。大学卒業後もフリーターをするつもりなので、成績はあまり気にしていない。一人っ子で、親と同居(どうきょ)だし、生活の事も心配していない。「人生、なんとかなる」が信条(しんじょう)である。
ところが、今学期取っている専門科目のゼミでは、となりにくそ真面目な学生が座り、かなり頭にくることがある。そこで、その真面目な学生に「人生をもっと楽しむ」ように説得したい。どうやって、説得したらいいのだろうか?

Topic 1: The serious Japanese college student vs. the non-serious Japanese college student

A is a serious student who attends class everyday, earns excellent grades, and is thinking of working either at a government agency or a well-known firm at his professors' urging. His parents have connections, but he is aware that he should get experience working somewhere, and also to ensure his future, he wants to form his own connections, so he is working vigorously towards these goals.
Because he is the type of individual who has a master plan for his future which he plans to carry out to the letter, assuring him a stable and happy life, he has nothing in common with the non-serious student. However, this semester, in the group tutorial for his major, one of these types of students sits right next to him, and his attitude really irritates A. Somehow, he wants to convince this guy, B, to take his classes more seriously. What should he do? How can he guide B to have a more enriching college experience?

B doesn't take his classes seriously and has the attitude of simply partying and having fun through his college years. He does attend classes in his major, but as far as his general ed classes go, he almost never goes; instead, he puts all his efforts into stuff like his job and hanging out with friends. After graduation, he plans to be a "freeter," so he doesn't really care about his grades. He's an only child and still lives at home so he doesn't worry about anything. His motto is: Somehow things will work out. Now, this semester he's taking a group tutorial for his major, and sitting right next to him is this overly-zealous guy who just makes him mad. He wants to tell this guy to slow down and enjoy life more. What should he say to convince this guy that his approach to college life is better?


トピック 2日本へ留学するUCIの学生と日本の大学のカウンセラー

A UCIの学生で今年、日本の大学へ留学する学生:
  1.日本の大学を一つ選び、リサーチする。
  2.大学の選択科目、住居(じゅうきょ)、生活などの質問を考える。
  3.アメリカの大学について、カウンセラーから聞かれた質問に答える。

B 日本の大学の留学生のカウンセラー
  1.UCIの学生の質問に答える。
  2.UCIなど、アメリカの大学について質問する。
  3.日本での学生生活のアドバイスをする。

Topic 2: A UCI student who will be going to Japan on EAP discussing Japanese college life with a counselor from that university

A is the UCI student who will be going to Japan on EAP
1. Select one of the universities in Japan that a student can attend on the EAP Program and do some research on it.
2. Think of questions that you could ask about what electives are available in that college, where students live, and general questions about college life.
3. Answer any questions the counselor might have about American university life.

B is the counselor at the university that the UCI student will be attending on EAP.
1. Answer questions that the UCI student might have.
2. Ask questions about UCI and American university life.
3. Give advice about attending a university in Japan.