1 Business Basics – Self-introduction at work

LESSON GOAL

Let’s check our lesson goal. In this material, you will learn how to do self-introduction at work.

PART A_1
Let’s read the meaning and examples of each word aloud. Please repeat after me.
PART A_2
1. report 報告する。伝える。
definition: [verb:動詞] to notify relevant authorities with updates on work-related matters
example: Report all task updates to Ms. Kat Percy.
2. hobby 趣味
definition: [noun:名詞] things a person does during his/her free time
example: My hobbies are playing the guitar and cooking.
3. handle 取り扱う。操縦する。
definition: [verb:動詞] to manage, deal with, or be responsible for something
example: I also handled marketing tasks before.
4. commute 通勤する
definition: [verb:動詞] to go to work or school from home
example: I commute by train every day.
5. show around 見せて回る。案内する。
definition: [verb:動詞] tour a person around the new place
example: Let me show you around first.
6. task assignment 作業割り当て
definition: [noun:名詞] assigned things to do at work
example: I’m ready for my task assignment for the day.
7. immediate supervisor 直属の上司
definition: [noun:名詞] a person of authority to whom you directly report at work
example: Ms. Kat Percy will be your immediate supervisor.
PART A_3
Make sentences using the given vocabulary words.
PART A_4
report
Answer:
hobby
Answer:
handle
Answer:
commute
Answer:
show around
Answer:
task assignment
Answer:
immediate supervisor
Answer:
PART B_1
We will read aloud the dialogue below. I will check your pronunciation and intonation.
PART B_2
Tutor: Hi. You must be (John Reynolds or Mary Fisher).
I’m Leslie Ronald from the HR Department.
Welcome to AXL Company.
Did you have a hard time coming to the office?
Student: Hello, Ms. Ronald. Yes, I’m (John Reynolds or Mary Fisher).
Thanks for the warm welcome.
I (1) commuted by train and it only took me 25 minutes to get here.
Tutor: Great to hear that. Let me (2) show you around first.
By the way, what do you usually do during your free time?
Student: That’s perfect. Oh, my (3) hobbies are playing the guitar and cooking.
Tutor: Sounds interesting. This is the Marketing Department.
Ms. Kat Percy will be your (4) immediate supervisor
so you’ll (5) report task updates to her.
Student: Hi, everyone! I’m (John Reynolds or Mary Fisher).
It’s nice to meet you. In my previous company, I also (6) handled marketing tasks.
I’m ready for today’s (7) task assignment.
PART B_3
Read aloud, and fill in the blanks as you remember the sentence you just read.
PART B_4
Tutor: Hi. You must be (John Reynolds or Mary Fisher).
I’m Leslie Ronald from the HR Department.
Welcome to AXL Company.
Did you have a hard time coming to the office?
Student: Hello, Ms. Ronald. Yes, I’m (John Reynolds or Mary Fisher).
Thanks for the warm welcome.
I (1) __________ by train and it only took me 25 minutes to get here.
Tutor: “Great to hear that. Let me (2) ______ you ______ first.
By the way, what do you usually do during your free time?”
Student: That’s perfect. Oh, my (3) _______ are playing the guitar and cooking.
Tutor: Sounds interesting. This is the Marketing Department.
Ms. Kat Percy will be your (4) _________ _________
so you’ll (5) _______ task updates to her.
Student: Hi, everyone! I’m (John Reynolds or Mary Fisher).
It’s nice to meet you. In my previous company, I also (6) _______ marketing tasks.
I’m ready for today’s (7) _________ _________.
PART C
Your tutor will read the following statements.
Choose the appropriate response for each item.
PART C_1
Welcome to AXL Company.
PART C_1
a. Thanks for the warm welcome.
b. You’re welcome.
c. Come again.
d. It’s a beautiful day.
PART C_2
Did you have a hard time coming to the office?
PART C_2
a. Yes, it was an easy commute.
b. No, it only took me 25 minutes to get here.
c. No, I got lost.
d. Yes, I followed the crowd.
PART C_3
What do you usually do during your free time?
PART C_3
a. I’m fine, thank you.
b. Sounds interesting.
c. Pleased to meet you.
d. My hobbies are playing the guitar and cooking.
PART C_4
Hi, everyone! I’m (John Reynolds or Mary Fisher). It’s nice to meet you.
PART C_4
a. We’re glad to meet you, too.
b. It’s a pleasure to speak with you.
c. What a wonderful day!
d. Let’s call it a day.
PART C_5
I’m ready for today’s task assignment.
PART C_5
a. I beg your pardon.
b. Sure. Let’s have a short meeting after your orientation.
c. I think it’ll be given to you next week.
d. May I have your profile?
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 in 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.