Regular: Sumo Wrestler Challenge with a Chanko Nabe Lunch in Tokyo, Japan

  • 投稿カテゴリー:Regular

Warm Up

  1. Have you ever seen Sumo wrestling before? How was that?
  2. What do you think are the national sports in America, England, and Australia?
  3. What kind of hot-pot do you like? And why?


Before the video: Teachers will read the following questions aloud, please prepare for listening!
After the video: Did you get it? If not, please tell your teacher specifically which part you didn’t understand. Let’s review the video again 🙂
  1. What can you do in the restaurant?
  2. What was today’s lunch?
Key Words & Phrases
Do you understand the following Key Words & Phrases? Your teacher will select Key Words & Phrases and ask you about their meanings.
If you don’t understand, your teacher can explain them. Afterwards, try to use the Key Words & Phrases to make a sentence!
  1. Sumo is a national sport of Japan, and one of the most loved part of Japanese culture.
  2. Everything’s set up.
  3. It’s a lot of work to be a sumo wrestler.
  4. We’re so weak compared to them.
  5. I should give it a try.
  6. Wish me luck..
  7. I’d highly recommend it to everybody.
  1. What other traditional Japanese sports do you know of? Could you please describe this sport?
  2. What do you think of the rugby world cup being held in Japan this year?
  3. Do you prefer watching sport on television or playing sport? Why?

Describing pictures


00:07 – Sumo is a national sport of Japan
00:10 and one of the most loved parts of its culture.
00:13 Today, we are going to immerse ourselves
00:15 in all things sumo,
00:17 complete with a hot-pot lunch.
00:25 Everything’s set up.
00:26 We’re gonna see a sumo wrestler demonstration,
00:30 so let’s take our seats.
00:40 – This is so great so,
00:42 they’re showing us how they stretch and practice.
00:45 We’re seeing some of the different moves
00:47 that you can use in sumo, and the things
00:50 that you can’t do in sumo.
00:53 They’re battling it out.
00:54 It’s a lot of work to be a sumo wrestler.
01:01 So after you learn all about sumo and the rules,
01:02 and how they fight, you actually get to challenge
01:04 the sumo wrestler.
01:09 It’s good fun.
01:09 The sumo wrestler is hardly going to have to try.
01:11 We’re so weak compared to them,
01:16 Wish me luck.
01:28 – Well my favorite part was that I got to
01:30 wrestle a sumo wrestler, and it was super fun.
01:33 – I don’t think we’ll ever forget it.
01:34 – [Woman] It’s an amazing experience,
01:35 I’d highly recommend it to everybody.
01:37 – [Speaker] Today’s lunch is deep fried pork.
01:41 – Mmm, delicious.
01:43 Included in the experience is a nice lunch.
01:48 You can also order some saki, if you like.
01:51 Kampai.
01:54 This was such a fantastic way to learn about the life
01:58 of a sumo wrestler.
01:59 We got to watch them wrestle, then got to go head-to-head
02:02 with a sumo wrestler ourselves.
02:04 This was a truly hands on way to experience