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7 Presentation – Proposing products or services to clients

LESSON GOAL

Let’s check our lesson goal.
In this material, you will learn how to propose products to potential clients and important vocabulary words.

PART A_1
Study the following words and expressions together with their definitions with your tutor.
Then, construct your own sentences using each word/expression on the list.
PART A_2
authentic
not copied; reliable

Sample Sentence:
groundbreaking
something new and innovative
Sample Sentence:
up-to-the-minute
most updated; latest
Sample Sentence:
raise the bar
to set the standards higher by creating something better
Sample Sentence:
go the extra mile
to do more than what people expect

Sample Sentence:
PART B_1
Listen to your tutor as he/she reads the text.
Study and interpret the given data. Then, discuss with your tutor.
PART B_2
The 2017 Automobile Summit was already set, and you’re assigned to present the earnings of the current top five selling cars.
• introduce the general idea
• enumerate main points
• make a conclusion
PART B_3
PART C_1
Read the passage below silently. Then, discuss with your tutor.
In your discussion, talk about how you would deal with the situation.
PART C_2
As the 2017 Automobile Summit reaches its conclusion, it turns out that the number of cars sold for the past 6 years has plummeted, and did not reach the target of at least 30% of sales. The worsening of traffic conditions in most Asian countries resulted in more people taking the public transportation. As part of the automotive industry, how would you encourage the public to purchase a car and boost the automotive industry?
PART C_3
PART C_4
Sample Answer
PART D_1
Read the text silently. Express your opinion on each statement in 4-5 sentences.
PART D_2
Do you agree that the quality of sales presentation will determine whether or not a prospect client will choose your product over a competitor’s product?
Answer:
How can you motivate a customer or client to seal the deal?
Answer:
Do you consider yourself good at sales talk?
Answer:

REVIEW AND FEEDBACK

Now, let us review the things that you learned in this lesson.
(Please give a short feedback on how your student did on your class.)
Grammar
文法
Pronunciation 発音 Vocabulary
単語
Comprehension
理解
GOOD 文法の誤りはほとんどなく、完全な文章で話すことができる ほとんどの単語をはっきりと正しく発音することができる 習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を理解し、質問に正しく答えることができる

FAIR
文法の誤りはあるが、完全な文章で話すことができる 発音の練習が必要な言葉がいくつかある たまにミスはあるが、習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を完全に理解するのは難しく、質問に正しく答えられないときもある

POOR
文章で話すのは難しく、単語だけで話すことができる 発音の練習が必要である 習った単語と表現を少しだけ使うことができる 文章を理解するのは難しく、質問に答えるのは難しい
TUTOR FEEDBACK

GRAMMAR
Good: Was able to speak in complete sentences with minimal grammatical errors.
Fair: Was able to speak in complete sentences with evident grammatical errors.
Poor: Was able to speak using words only.
PRONUNCIATION
Good: Was able to pronounce most of the words clearly and correctly.
Fair: Mispronounced a few words.
Poor: Mispronounced most of the words.
VOCABULARY
Good: Used appropriate expressions learned in class.
Fair: Used appropriate expressions learned in class and made a few errors in word choice.
Poor: Used only a few words and expressions.
COMPREHENSION
Good: Was able to understand the passages and answer the questions correctly.
Fair: Had a little difficulty in understanding passages and answering questions.
Poor: Had a hard time understanding passages and answering questions.

6 Presentation – Proposing Projects

LESSON GOAL

Let’s check our lesson goal.
In this material, you will learn how to present a project proposal in a meeting and important vocabulary words.

PART A_1
Study the following words and expressions together with their definitions with your tutor.
Then, construct your own sentences using each word/expression on the list.
PART A_2
corner a market
to dominate a particular market
Sample Sentence:
perhaps
used to express uncertainty or possibility
Sample Sentence:
venture
a risky undertaking
Sample Sentence:
catch on
to understand what is meant
Sample Sentence:
draw up
prepare a plan, proposal, agreement or document in detail
Sample Sentence:
PART B_1
Listen to your tutor as he/she reads the text.
Study and interpret the given data. Then, discuss with your tutor.
PART B_2
You are a business unit director in an advertising agency. Your client asked you to present the media habits and consumption of the target market of his product. The information will be useful in creating strategies and tactics for the upcoming advertising campaign of his product. The target market of the product is the group of males from class ABC ages 18 to 35 years old.
• introduce the general idea
• enumerate main points
• make a conclusion
PART B_3
PART C_1
Read the passage below silently. Then, discuss with your tutor.
In your discussion, talk about how you would deal with the situation.
PART C_2
(For the upcoming advertising campaign of his product as shown in the graph in Activity 2) During your presentation, your client asked for your recommendation. Propose the top 3 most appropriate media for the latest advertising campaign of their product based on the media habits and consumption of the target market.
PART C_3
PART C_4
Sample Answer
PART D_1
Read the text silently. Express your opinion on each statement in 4-5 sentences.
PART D_2
I practice my presentation.
Answer:
Reading notes while doing the presentation is good.
Answer:
I should make an eye contact with my audience.
Answer:

REVIEW AND FEEDBACK

Now, let us review the things that you learned in this lesson.
(Please give a short feedback on how your student did on your class.)
Grammar
文法
Pronunciation 発音 Vocabulary
単語
Comprehension
理解
GOOD 文法の誤りはほとんどなく、完全な文章で話すことができる ほとんどの単語をはっきりと正しく発音することができる 習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を理解し、質問に正しく答えることができる

FAIR
文法の誤りはあるが、完全な文章で話すことができる 発音の練習が必要な言葉がいくつかある たまにミスはあるが、習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を完全に理解するのは難しく、質問に正しく答えられないときもある

POOR
文章で話すのは難しく、単語だけで話すことができる 発音の練習が必要である 習った単語と表現を少しだけ使うことができる 文章を理解するのは難しく、質問に答えるのは難しい
TUTOR FEEDBACK

GRAMMAR
Good: Was able to speak in complete sentences with minimal grammatical errors.
Fair: Was able to speak in complete sentences with evident grammatical errors.
Poor: Was able to speak using words only.
PRONUNCIATION
Good: Was able to pronounce most of the words clearly and correctly.
Fair: Mispronounced a few words.
Poor: Mispronounced most of the words.
VOCABULARY
Good: Used appropriate expressions learned in class.
Fair: Used appropriate expressions learned in class and made a few errors in word choice.
Poor: Used only a few words and expressions.
COMPREHENSION
Good: Was able to understand the passages and answer the questions correctly.
Fair: Had a little difficulty in understanding passages and answering questions.
Poor: Had a hard time understanding passages and answering questions.

5 Presentation – Reporting Progress

LESSON GOAL

Let’s check our lesson goal.
In this material, you will learn how to report progress in a meeting and important vocabulary words.

PART A_1
Study the following words and expressions together with their definitions with your tutor.
Then, construct your own sentences using each word/expression on the list.
PART A_2
acquire
obtain or develop
Sample Sentence:
call (somebody) up
call a person by phone
Sample Sentence:
prompt
done quickly and without delay
Sample Sentence:
pass (something) out
to distribute something to someone
Sample Sentence:
disruption
an interruption in a process
Sample Sentence:
PART B_1
Listen to your tutor as he/she reads the text.
Study and interpret the given data. Then, discuss with your tutor.
PART B_2
Prime company has a summary of its sales for the year 2016. You’re assigned to explain the sales improvement based on the graph below.
• introduce the general idea
• enumerate main points
• make a conclusion
PART B_3
PART C_1
Read the passage below silently. Then, discuss with your tutor.
In your discussion, talk about how you would deal with the situation.
PART C_2
The agency implemented the management plan published last month. It seemed to have a negative impact on the employees due to the following reasons: (a) lengthy documents, (b) lengthy reports, (c) weekend work, and (d) unpaid overtime. There was a decline in performance and attendance. Motivation is lacking within the workplace. How should you go about reporting the progress, and in solving the issue regarding the new management setup?
PART C_3
PART C_4
Sample Answer
PART D_1
Read the text silently. Express your opinion on each statement in 4-5 sentences.
PART D_2
Reporting should be strategical.
Answer:
I’d focus on results, not just the activities.
Answer:
Progress report is informative.
Answer:
REVIEW AND FEEDBACK

Now, let us review the things that you learned in this lesson.
(Please give a short feedback on how your student did on your class.)
Grammar
文法
Pronunciation 発音 Vocabulary
単語
Comprehension
理解
GOOD 文法の誤りはほとんどなく、完全な文章で話すことができる ほとんどの単語をはっきりと正しく発音することができる 習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を理解し、質問に正しく答えることができる

FAIR
文法の誤りはあるが、完全な文章で話すことができる 発音の練習が必要な言葉がいくつかある たまにミスはあるが、習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を完全に理解するのは難しく、質問に正しく答えられないときもある

POOR
文章で話すのは難しく、単語だけで話すことができる 発音の練習が必要である 習った単語と表現を少しだけ使うことができる 文章を理解するのは難しく、質問に答えるのは難しい
TUTOR FEEDBACK

GRAMMAR
Good: Was able to speak in complete sentences with minimal grammatical errors.
Fair: Was able to speak in complete sentences with evident grammatical errors.
Poor: Was able to speak using words only.
PRONUNCIATION
Good: Was able to pronounce most of the words clearly and correctly.
Fair: Mispronounced a few words.
Poor: Mispronounced most of the words.
VOCABULARY
Good: Used appropriate expressions learned in class.
Fair: Used appropriate expressions learned in class and made a few errors in word choice.
Poor: Used only a few words and expressions.
COMPREHENSION
Good: Was able to understand the passages and answer the questions correctly.
Fair: Had a little difficulty in understanding passages and answering questions.
Poor: Had a hard time understanding passages and answering questions.

4 Presentation – Giving a speech

LESSON GOAL

Let’s check our lesson goal.
In this material, you will learn how to do a speech in a meeting and important vocabulary words.

PART A_1
Study the following words and expressions together with their definitions with your tutor.
Then, construct your own sentences using each word/expression on the list.
PART A_2
branch out
to start business activity that’s different from your usual activity
Sample Sentence:
investment
act of putting money or effort into something to make a profit or gain something
Sample Sentence:
speech
a formal address delivered to an audience
Sample Sentence:
advertisement
a notice promoting a product in a public medium
Sample Sentence:
key in
to input information by pressing a key on the keyboard
Sample Sentence:
PART B_1
Listen to your tutor as he/she reads the text.
Study and interpret the given data. Then, discuss with your tutor.
PART B_2
You’re assigned to talk about the downfall of the company’s 2016 sales.
• introduce the general idea
• enumerate main points
• make a conclusion
PART B_3
PART C_1
Read the passage below silently. Then, discuss with your tutor.
In your discussion, talk about how you would deal with the situation.
PART C_2
The president wants you to prepare a speech about how the company became successful. He wants the 2016 sales report to be included in the speech. You know that the sales rate for that year was not very promising. He wants you to change the numbers so that the investors would be impressed with the company and invest in it in the future. How would you handle this?

PART C_3
PART C_4
Sample Answer
PART D_1
Read the text silently. Express your opinion on each statement in 4-5 sentences.
PART D_2
It’s important to give an informative speech.
Answer:
A long and senseless speech will surely bore your audience.
Answer:
I’d rather write a speech than deliver one in front of many people.
Answer:
REVIEW AND FEEDBACK

Now, let us review the things that you learned in this lesson.
(Please give a short feedback on how your student did on your class.)
Grammar
文法
Pronunciation 発音 Vocabulary
単語
Comprehension
理解
GOOD 文法の誤りはほとんどなく、完全な文章で話すことができる ほとんどの単語をはっきりと正しく発音することができる 習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を理解し、質問に正しく答えることができる

FAIR
文法の誤りはあるが、完全な文章で話すことができる 発音の練習が必要な言葉がいくつかある たまにミスはあるが、習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を完全に理解するのは難しく、質問に正しく答えられないときもある

POOR
文章で話すのは難しく、単語だけで話すことができる 発音の練習が必要である 習った単語と表現を少しだけ使うことができる 文章を理解するのは難しく、質問に答えるのは難しい
TUTOR FEEDBACK

GRAMMAR
Good: Was able to speak in complete sentences with minimal grammatical errors.
Fair: Was able to speak in complete sentences with evident grammatical errors.
Poor: Was able to speak using words only.
PRONUNCIATION
Good: Was able to pronounce most of the words clearly and correctly.
Fair: Mispronounced a few words.
Poor: Mispronounced most of the words.
VOCABULARY
Good: Used appropriate expressions learned in class.
Fair: Used appropriate expressions learned in class and made a few errors in word choice.
Poor: Used only a few words and expressions.
COMPREHENSION
Good: Was able to understand the passages and answer the questions correctly.
Fair: Had a little difficulty in understanding passages and answering questions.
Poor: Had a hard time understanding passages and answering questions.

3 Meeting – Effective Brainstorming

LESSON GOAL

Let’s check our lesson goal.
In this material, you will learn how to brainstorm ideas in a meeting and important vocabulary words.

PART A_1
Study the following words and expressions together with their definitions with your tutor.
Then, construct your own sentences using each word/expression on the list.
PART A_2
eliminate
to remove; to get rid of
Sample Sentence:
cheer up
make happier
Sample Sentence:
introvert
a shy person
Sample Sentence:
collaborate
work jointly in an activity
Sample Sentence:
hand
to pass something to somebody else
Sample Sentence:
PART B_1
Listen to your tutor as he/she reads the text.
Study and interpret the given data. Then, discuss with your tutor.
PART B_2
You’ll be having a meeting with your team to discuss the sales rate for Product A and Product B for year 2016.
• introduce the general idea
• enumerate main points
• make a conclusion
PART B_3
PART C_1
Read the passage below silently. Then, discuss with your tutor.
In your discussion, talk about how you would deal with the situation.
PART C_2
Based on the 2016 Sales Report, your company experienced decrease in sales in the last few months of the year. For 2017, your company wants to launch a new product. Brainstorm with your team. Talk about the strategies and techniques that you have to implement in order to boost the sales.
PART C_3
PART C_4
Sample Answer
PART D_1
Read the text silently. Express your opinion on each statement in 4-5 sentences.
PART D_2
Staying focused on the topic can give you creative ideas.
Answer:
Know what you want, and what to do with it.
Answer:
Brainstorming is necessary.
Answer:
REVIEW AND FEEDBACK

Now, let us review the things that you learned in this lesson.
(Please give a short feedback on how your student did on your class.)
Grammar
文法
Pronunciation 発音 Vocabulary
単語
Comprehension
理解
GOOD 文法の誤りはほとんどなく、完全な文章で話すことができる ほとんどの単語をはっきりと正しく発音することができる 習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を理解し、質問に正しく答えることができる

FAIR
文法の誤りはあるが、完全な文章で話すことができる 発音の練習が必要な言葉がいくつかある たまにミスはあるが、習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を完全に理解するのは難しく、質問に正しく答えられないときもある

POOR
文章で話すのは難しく、単語だけで話すことができる 発音の練習が必要である 習った単語と表現を少しだけ使うことができる 文章を理解するのは難しく、質問に答えるのは難しい
TUTOR FEEDBACK

GRAMMAR
Good: Was able to speak in complete sentences with minimal grammatical errors.
Fair: Was able to speak in complete sentences with evident grammatical errors.
Poor: Was able to speak using words only.
PRONUNCIATION
Good: Was able to pronounce most of the words clearly and correctly.
Fair: Mispronounced a few words.
Poor: Mispronounced most of the words.
VOCABULARY
Good: Used appropriate expressions learned in class.
Fair: Used appropriate expressions learned in class and made a few errors in word choice.
Poor: Used only a few words and expressions.
COMPREHENSION
Good: Was able to understand the passages and answer the questions correctly.
Fair: Had a little difficulty in understanding passages and answering questions.
Poor: Had a hard time understanding passages and answering questions.

6 Business Basics – Talking about skills

LESSON GOAL

Let’s check our lesson goal. In this material, you will learn expressions and vocabulary to use when talking about skills.

PART A_1
Let’s read the meaning and examples of each word aloud. Please repeat after me.
PART A_2
1. choice 選択
words: [noun:名詞] an option
example: Kindly write a news article of your choice .
2. previous 以前の、前の
words: [adjective:形容詞] occuring before something else
example: It was also my task in my previous job.
3. strict 厳しい、厳密な
words: [adjective:形容詞] demanding that rules be obeyed
example: Please be a little strict with me when you give your feedback.
4. research 研究
words: [noun:名詞 複数形 researches] a systematic study of a subject
example: I also did research .
5. promotional 販売促進する
words: [adjective:形容詞] devised to publicize or advertise a product
example: I also made promotional materials.
6. keen eye 鋭い視力
words: [idiom:イディオム] ability to notice something easily
example: I believe you have a keen eye .for details.
7. creative 創造的な独創的な
words: [adjective:形容詞] having good imagination or original ideas
example: I also think you are very creative , so I expect good results.
PART A_3
Make sentences using the given vocabulary words.
PART A_4
choice
Answer:
previous
Answer:
strict
Answer:
research
Answer:
promotional
Answer:
keen eye
Answer:
creative
Answer:
PART B_1
We will read aloud the dialogue below. I will check your pronunciation and intonation.
PART B_2
Tutor: “Hi, Yuri! I have a task for you. Kindly write a news article of your (1) choice.
Will this be your first time?”
Student: “No, it was also my task in my (2) previous job. I think I can do this task,
but please be a little (3) strictwith me when you give your feedback.”
Tutor: I’ll take note of that. What were your other tasks in your previous job?
Student: I also did (4) research and made (5) promotional materials.
Tutor: “Impressive! I believe you have a (6) keen eyefor details.
I also think you are very (7) creative, so I expect good results.”
Student: I will do my best, Ms. James. I will submit my article as soon as possible.
PART B_3
Read aloud, filling in the blanks as you remember the sentence you just read.
PART B_4
Tutor: “Hi, Yuri! I have a task for you. Kindly write a news article of your (1) __________ .
Will this be your first time?”
Student: “No, it was also my task in my (2) __________ job. I think I can do this task,
but please be a little (3) __________ with me when you give your feedback.”
Tutor: I’ll take note of that. What were your other tasks in your previous job?
Student: I also did (4) __________ and made (5) __________ materials.
Tutor: “Impressive! I believe you have a (6) __________ for details.
I also think you are very (7) __________ , so I expect good results.”
Student: I will do my best, Ms. James. I will submit my article as soon as possible.
PART C
Your tutor will read the following statements.
Choose the appropriate response for each item.
PART C_1
Will this be your first time to write an article?
PART C_1
a. It wasn’t also my task in my previous job.
b. Maybe, it was my task in my previous job.
c. Kind of, it was my task in my previous job.
d. No, it was also my task in my previous job.
PART C_2
Please be a little strict with me when you give your feedback.
PART C_2
a. I’ll take note of that.
b. We’ll see.
c. Impressive!
d. I don’t think it’s necessary.
PART C_3
What were your other tasks?
PART C_3
a. I also did research.
b. I love playing computer games.
c. My hobbies are cooking and sleeping.
d. I can write songs.
PART C_4
I expect good results.
PART C_4
a. You’ll have them someday.
b. I’ll give them to you.
c. I’ll do my best.
d. I always give bad results.
PART C_5
When can you submit your work?
PART C_5
a. I will submit my article next year.
b. I will submit my article as soon as possible.
c. I’m not sure yet.
d. Maybe next time.
REVIEW AND FEEDBACK

Now, let us review the things that you learned in this lesson.
(Please give a short feedback on how your student did on your class.)
Grammar
文法
Pronunciation 発音 Vocabulary
単語
Comprehension
理解
GOOD 文法の誤りはほとんどなく、完全な文章で話すことができる ほとんどの単語をはっきりと正しく発音することができる 習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を理解し、質問に正しく答えることができる

FAIR
文法の誤りはあるが、完全な文章で話すことができる 発音の練習が必要な言葉がいくつかある たまにミスはあるが、習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を完全に理解するのは難しく、質問に正しく答えられないときもある

POOR
文章で話すのは難しく、単語だけで話すことができる 発音の練習が必要である 習った単語と表現を少しだけ使うことができる 文章を理解するのは難しく、質問に答えるのは難しい
TUTOR FEEDBACK

GRAMMAR
Good: Was able to speak in complete sentences with minimal grammatical errors.
Fair: Was able to speak in complete sentences with evident grammatical errors.
Poor: Was able to speak using words only.
PRONUNCIATION
Good: Was able to pronounce most of the words clearly and correctly.
Fair: Mispronounced a few words.
Poor: Mispronounced most of the words.
VOCABULARY
Good: Used appropriate expressions learned in class.
Fair: Used appropriate expressions learned in class and made a few errors in word choice.
Poor: Used only a few words and expressions.
COMPREHENSION
Good: Was able to understand the passages and answer the questions correctly.
Fair: Had a little difficulty in understanding passages and answering questions.
Poor: Had a hard time understanding passages and answering questions.

2 Meeting – Managing Discussions

LESSON GOAL

Let’s check our lesson goal.
In this material, you will learn how to manage discussions in a meeting and important vocabulary words.

PART A_1
Study the following words and expressions together with their definitions with your tutor.
Then, construct your own sentences using each word/expression on the list.
PART A_2
to back up
(of vehicles) form into a queue due to congestion
Sample Sentence:
pitch in
vigorously join in to help with a task or activity
Sample Sentence:
wrap up
put on (or dress someone in) warm clothes
Sample Sentence:
implement
put (a decision, plan, agreement, etc.) into effect
Sample Sentence:
collaborate
work jointly on an activity or project
Sample Sentence:
PART B_1
Listen to your tutor as he/she reads the text.
Study and interpret the given data. Then, discuss with your tutor.
PART B_2
You are tasked to present the annual sales report for the past three years for ABC Electronics using the figures shown below.
• introduce the general idea
• enumerate main points
• make a conclusion
PART B_3
PART C_1
Read the passage below silently. Then, discuss with your tutor.
In your discussion, talk about how you would deal with the situation.
PART C_2
Nowadays, most employees think that attending a meeting is a complete waste of time. According to a survey of U.S. professionals by Salary.com, meetings ranked as the number one office productivity killer.How would you change that kind of thinking among your employees?
PART C_3
PART C_4
Sample Answer
PART D_1
Read the text silently. Express your opinion on each statement in 4-5 sentences.
PART D_2
What are the things that you should do when managing or conducting a meeting?
Answer:
Are careful planning and time management important when hosting a meeting? If yes, why? And if no, why not? Discuss your answer.
Answer:
How will you ensure that you have meaningful and productive discussions during meetings?
Answer:
REVIEW AND FEEDBACK

Now, let us review the things that you learned in this lesson.
(Please give a short feedback on how your student did on your class.)
Grammar
文法
Pronunciation 発音 Vocabulary
単語
Comprehension
理解
GOOD 文法の誤りはほとんどなく、完全な文章で話すことができる ほとんどの単語をはっきりと正しく発音することができる 習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を理解し、質問に正しく答えることができる

FAIR
文法の誤りはあるが、完全な文章で話すことができる 発音の練習が必要な言葉がいくつかある たまにミスはあるが、習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を完全に理解するのは難しく、質問に正しく答えられないときもある

POOR
文章で話すのは難しく、単語だけで話すことができる 発音の練習が必要である 習った単語と表現を少しだけ使うことができる 文章を理解するのは難しく、質問に答えるのは難しい
TUTOR FEEDBACK

GRAMMAR
Good: Was able to speak in complete sentences with minimal grammatical errors.
Fair: Was able to speak in complete sentences with evident grammatical errors.
Poor: Was able to speak using words only.
PRONUNCIATION
Good: Was able to pronounce most of the words clearly and correctly.
Fair: Mispronounced a few words.
Poor: Mispronounced most of the words.
VOCABULARY
Good: Used appropriate expressions learned in class.
Fair: Used appropriate expressions learned in class and made a few errors in word choice.
Poor: Used only a few words and expressions.
COMPREHENSION
Good: Was able to understand the passages and answer the questions correctly.
Fair: Had a little difficulty in understanding passages and answering questions.
Poor: Had a hard time understanding passages and answering questions.

1 Meeting – Setting an Agenda

LESSON GOAL

Let’s check our lesson goal.
In this material, you will learn how to set an agenda in a meeting and important vocabulary words.

PART A_1
Study the following words and expressions together with their definitions with your tutor.
Then, construct your own sentences using each word/expression on the list.
PART A_2
agenda
a list or outline of things to be done or considered
Sample Sentence:
minutes
the official notes kept during a meeting
Sample Sentence:
address
to resolve a problem
Sample Sentence:
go over
to check something in a careful or detailed way
Sample Sentence:
end up
turn out to be
Sample Sentence:
PART B_1
Listen to your tutor as he/she reads the text.
Study and interpret the given data. Then, discuss with your tutor.
PART B_2
In the upcoming interdepartmental meeting, you’re assigned to explain the 2016 Sales Report of Smartphone Units.
• introduce the general idea
• enumerate main points
• make a conclusion
PART B_3
PART C_1
Read the passage below silently. Then, discuss with your tutor.
In your discussion, talk about how you would deal with the situation.
PART C_2
As a conclusion of the recent meeting with department heads, you need to relay the information about the 2016 Sales Report of Smartphone Units to your team, and come up with an action plan for this year’s marketing and advertising plan. The decrease in sales in smartphone units in the 3rd quarter was due to the problem with the production around July. It resulted in the delay in product release.
PART C_3
PART C_4
Sample Answer
PART D_1
Read the text silently. Express your opinion on each statement in 4-5 sentences.
PART D_2
I’d rather head the meeting than write the minutes.
Answer:
Setting an agenda is the most important part of a meeting.
Answer:
Long meetings are productive.
Answer:
REVIEW AND FEEDBACK

Now, let us review the things that you learned in this lesson.
(Please give a short feedback on how your student did on your class.)
Grammar
文法
Pronunciation 発音 Vocabulary
単語
Comprehension
理解
GOOD 文法の誤りはほとんどなく、完全な文章で話すことができる ほとんどの単語をはっきりと正しく発音することができる 習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を理解し、質問に正しく答えることができる

FAIR
文法の誤りはあるが、完全な文章で話すことができる 発音の練習が必要な言葉がいくつかある たまにミスはあるが、習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を完全に理解するのは難しく、質問に正しく答えられないときもある

POOR
文章で話すのは難しく、単語だけで話すことができる 発音の練習が必要である 習った単語と表現を少しだけ使うことができる 文章を理解するのは難しく、質問に答えるのは難しい
TUTOR FEEDBACK

GRAMMAR
Good: Was able to speak in complete sentences with minimal grammatical errors.
Fair: Was able to speak in complete sentences with evident grammatical errors.
Poor: Was able to speak using words only.
PRONUNCIATION
Good: Was able to pronounce most of the words clearly and correctly.
Fair: Mispronounced a few words.
Poor: Mispronounced most of the words.
VOCABULARY
Good: Used appropriate expressions learned in class.
Fair: Used appropriate expressions learned in class and made a few errors in word choice.
Poor: Used only a few words and expressions.
COMPREHENSION
Good: Was able to understand the passages and answer the questions correctly.
Fair: Had a little difficulty in understanding passages and answering questions.
Poor: Had a hard time understanding passages and answering questions.

5 Business Basics – Talking About Time

LESSON GOAL

Let’s check our lesson goal. In this material, you will learn expressions and vocabulary to use when talking about time.

PART A_1
Let’s read the meaning and examples of each word aloud. Please repeat after me.
PART A_2
1. quarter 15分間
words: [noun:名詞] a period of fifteen minutes before or after a stated time
example: It’s a quarter before seven.
2. on time 時間通りに
words: [adverb:副詞] not late
example: We’re going to make it on time .
3. rush hour ラッシュアワー
words: [noun:名詞] a time during each day when traffic is at its heaviest.
example: I’m pretty sure we’ll get stuck in rush hour traffic this morning.
4. distant 遠い
words: [adjective:形容詞] one thing is far from another
example: We are not that distant from the office.
5. travel 旅行する
words: [verb:動詞] make a journey, typically of some length
example: We have enough time to travel .
6. accomplish 成し遂げる完成する
words: [verb:動詞] achieve or complete successfully
example: I have some tasks to accomplish today.
7. over 終わって過ぎて
words: [adjective:形容詞] finished
example: It will be over before ten this morning.
PART A_3
Make sentences using the given vocabulary words.
PART A_4
quarter
Answer:
on time
Answer:
rush hour
Answer:
distant
Answer:
travel
Answer:
accomplish
Answer:
over
Answer:
PART B_1
We will read aloud the dialogue below. I will check your pronunciation and intonation.
PART B_2
Tutor: “Hello, Brenda! It’s Alexandra’s new project presentation today.
What time is it? We’re going to be late for her presentation.”
Student: “It’s a (1) quarter before seven.
Don’t worry we will be fine. We’re going to make it (2) on time.”
Tutor: “But I thought we had to be at the office by exactly 7 o’clock.
I think we’re not going to make it on time. It’s Friday and I’m pretty sure
we’ll get stuck in (3) rush hour traffic. ”
Student: “Sure we will. We are not that (4) distant from the office.
Anyway, the presentation starts at 7:30am so we have enough time
to (5) travel.”
Tutor: “I really hope so. By the way, until what time is Alexandra’s presentation today?
You know I have some tasks to (6) accomplish today.”
Student: “I guess, it’ll be (7) over before ten this morning.
There’s nothing to worry about. I’m sure you’ll meet your deadline today.”
PART B_3
Read aloud, filling in the blanks as you remember the sentence you just read.
PART B_4
Tutor: “Hello, Brenda! It’s Alexandra’s new project presentation today.
What time is it? We’re going to be late for her presentation.”
Student: “It’s a (1) __________ before seven.
Don’t worry we will be fine. We’re going to make it (2) __________ .”
Tutor: “But I thought we had to be at the office by exactly 7 o’clock.
I think we’re not going to make it on time. It’s Friday and I’m pretty sure we’ll get stuck in (3) __________ traffic.”
Student: “Sure we will. We are not that (4) __________ from the office.
Anyway, the presentation starts at 7:30am so we have enough time to (5) __________ .”
Tutor: “I really hope so. By the way, until what time is Alexandra’s presentation today
You know I have some tasks to (6) __________ today.”
Student: “I guess, it’ll be (7) __________ before ten this morning.
There’s nothing to worry about. I’m sure you’ll meet your deadline today.”
PART C
Your tutor will read the following statements.
Choose the appropriate response for each item.
PART C_1
We’re going to be late for her presentation today.
PART C_1
a. I report to office everyday.
b. We’re going to make it on time.
c. I don’t come to office late.
d. I ride the company bus every morning.
PART C_2
What time is it?
PART C_2
a. It’s time to leave.
b. Thanks, but no thanks.
c. It’s a quarter before seven.
d. It’s time for my favorite noontime show.
PART C_3
What time should we report to the office?
PART C_3
a. We have to be at the office at exactly 7 o’clock.
b. We should leave early.
c. It’s a busy day.
d. It’s nighttime.
PART C_4
By the way, until what time is Alexandra’s presentation today?
PART C_4
a. It’s early in the morning.
b. It’s until weekend.
c. I guess it’ll be over before ten this morning.
d. Let’s call it a day.
PART C_5
What time will the presentation start?
PART C_5
a. The presentation starts at 7:30 am
b. Tomorrow.
c. I report to work on time.
d. I make sure that I punch in before going to my table.
REVIEW AND FEEDBACK

Now, let us review the things that you learned in this lesson.
(Please give a short feedback on how your student did on your class.)
Grammar
文法
Pronunciation 発音 Vocabulary
単語
Comprehension
理解
GOOD 文法の誤りはほとんどなく、完全な文章で話すことができる ほとんどの単語をはっきりと正しく発音することができる 習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を理解し、質問に正しく答えることができる

FAIR
文法の誤りはあるが、完全な文章で話すことができる 発音の練習が必要な言葉がいくつかある たまにミスはあるが、習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を完全に理解するのは難しく、質問に正しく答えられないときもある

POOR
文章で話すのは難しく、単語だけで話すことができる 発音の練習が必要である 習った単語と表現を少しだけ使うことができる 文章を理解するのは難しく、質問に答えるのは難しい
TUTOR FEEDBACK

GRAMMAR
Good: Was able to speak in complete sentences with minimal grammatical errors.
Fair: Was able to speak in complete sentences with evident grammatical errors.
Poor: Was able to speak using words only.
PRONUNCIATION
Good: Was able to pronounce most of the words clearly and correctly.
Fair: Mispronounced a few words.
Poor: Mispronounced most of the words.
VOCABULARY
Good: Used appropriate expressions learned in class.
Fair: Used appropriate expressions learned in class and made a few errors in word choice.
Poor: Used only a few words and expressions.
COMPREHENSION
Good: Was able to understand the passages and answer the questions correctly.
Fair: Had a little difficulty in understanding passages and answering questions.
Poor: Had a hard time understanding passages and answering questions.

4 Business Basics – Talking about schedule

LESSON GOAL

Let’s check our lesson goal. In this material, you will learn some expressions and vocabulary to use when talking about schedule.

PART A-1
Let’s read the meaning and examples of each word aloud. Please repeat after me.
PART A-2
1. HR Department (Human Resources) 人事部
words: [noun:名詞] a department in a company handling employee relations
example: I am Bless Morgan from the HR Department .
2. discuss 話し合う討論する
words: [verb:動詞] to talk about something with someone
example: Today, we are going to discuss your work schedule.
3. work schedule 仕事の予定
words: [noun:名詞] timetable at work
example: What will be my work schedule ?
4. report to work 仕事に行く
words: [verb:動詞] to go to the office to do tasks
example: What time should I report to work ?
5. clock in 出社時間を記録する
words: [verb:動詞] to record the time that one starts working
example: You are advised to clock in at least 5 minutes before 9:00am.
6. tardiness 納期遅れ
words: [noun:名詞] habit of being late
example: Clock in at least 5 minutes before 9:00am to avoid tardiness .
7. breaktime 休憩時間
words: [noun:名詞、複数形 breaktimes] a scheduled time where workers stop working for a short period of time
example: Here at ZZZ Corporation, we have two breaktime s.
PART A-3
Make sentences using the given vocabulary words.
PART A-4
HR Department (Human Resources)
Answer:
discuss
Answer:
work schedule
Answer:
report to work
Answer:
clock in
Answer:
tardiness
Answer:
breaktime
Answer:
PART B-1
We will read aloud the dialogue below. I will check your pronunciation and intonation.
PART B-2
Tutor: Good morning, Mr. Sakai. I am Bless Morgan from the (1) HR Department
we are going to (2) discussyour (3) work schedule.
Student: Good morning, Ms. Morgan. What will be my work schedule? What time should I
(4) report to work?
Tutor: Please report to work at 9:00am. You are advised to (5) clock inat least 5 minutes before 9:00am to avoid (6) tardiness.
Student: Noted, Ms. Morgan. What time should we take our break?
Tutor: Here at ZZZ Corporation, we have two (7) breaktimes.
Lunch break is from 12:00nn to 1:00pm and the 15-minute break in the afternoon starts
at 3:00pm. Do you have any questions, Mr. Sakai?
Student: No, I do not have any questions. I understand now, Ms. Morgan. Thank you very much.
PART B-3
Read aloud, filling in the blanks as you remember the sentence you just read.
PART B-4
Tutor: Good morning, Mr. Sakai. I am Bless Morgan from the (1) __________ and today we are going to (2) __________ your (3) __________.
Student: Good morning, Ms. Morgan. What will be my work schedule?
What time should I (4) __________ to?
Tutor: Please report to work at 9:00am. You are advised to (5) __________ at least 5 minutes
before 9:00am to avoid (6) __________.
Student: Noted, Ms. Morgan. What time should we take our break?
Tutor: Here at ZZZ Corporation, we have two (7) __________.
Lunch break is from 12:00nn to 1:00pm and the 15-minute break in the afternoon starts at 3:00pm. Do you have any questions, Mr. Sakai?
Student: No, I do not have any questions. I understand now, Ms. Morgan. Thank you very much.
PART C
Your tutor will read the following statements.
Choose the appropriate response for each item.
PART C_1
What are we going to discuss today?
PART C_1
a. We discussed some problems with friends.
b. They discussed personal matters.
c. Today, we are going to discuss your work schedule.
d. Today, we discussed your work schedule.
PART C_2
What time should I report to work?
PART C_2
a. Please report to work at 9:00am.
b. Please rest during the weekend.
c. Please report on Wednesday.
d. Please submit your report at 9:00am.
PART C_3
What time should we take our break?
PART C_3
a. You will be breaking records.
b. Your break time is at 12:00nn until 1:00pm.
c. You will have a break after your work is done.
d. Your break time depends on you.
PART C_4
Do you have any questions, Mr. Sakai?
PART C_4
a. Any question is fine.
b. That question is irrelevant.
c. Yes, questioning is good.
d. No, I do not have any questions.
PART C_5
What time will be my 15-minute break?
PART C_5
a. Your 15-minute break will be from 3:00pm to 3:30pm.
b. Your 15-minute break will be from 3:15pm to 4:00pm.
c. Your 15-minute break will be from 3:00pm to 3:15pm.
d. Your 15-minute break will be from 3:00pm to 3:50pm.
REVIEW AND FEEDBACK

Now, let us review the things that you learned in this lesson.
(Please give a short feedback on how your student did on your class.)
Grammar
文法
Pronunciation 発音 Vocabulary
単語
Comprehension
理解
GOOD 文法の誤りはほとんどなく、完全な文章で話すことができる ほとんどの単語をはっきりと正しく発音することができる 習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を理解し、質問に正しく答えることができる

FAIR
文法の誤りはあるが、完全な文章で話すことができる 発音の練習が必要な言葉がいくつかある たまにミスはあるが、習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を完全に理解するのは難しく、質問に正しく答えられないときもある

POOR
文章で話すのは難しく、単語だけで話すことができる 発音の練習が必要である 習った単語と表現を少しだけ使うことができる 文章を理解するのは難しく、質問に答えるのは難しい
TUTOR FEEDBACK

GRAMMAR
Good: Was able to speak in complete sentences with minimal grammatical errors.
Fair: Was able to speak in complete sentences with evident grammatical errors.
Poor: Was able to speak using words only.
PRONUNCIATION
Good: Was able to pronounce most of the words clearly and correctly.
Fair: Mispronounced a few words.
Poor: Mispronounced most of the words.
VOCABULARY
Good: Used appropriate expressions learned in class.
Fair: Used appropriate expressions learned in class and made a few errors in word choice.
Poor: Used only a few words and expressions.
COMPREHENSION
Good: Was able to understand the passages and answer the questions correctly.
Fair: Had a little difficulty in understanding passages and answering questions.
Poor: Had a hard time understanding passages and answering questions.