11 Business Basics – Confirming Information

単語を確認しよう!(VOCABULARY CHECK)
Let’s read the meaning and examples of each word aloud. Please repeat after me.
読んでみよう!(ANSWER)
1. confirm 確認する確かめる
words: [noun:動詞] to show the truth or correctness
example: I’m calling to confirm the details of our meeting tomorrow.
2. agenda 協議事項
words: [noun:名詞] a list of things or activities
example: Allow me to confirm the meeting agenda .
3. mention 話に出す言及する
words: [noun:動詞] to speak about
example: Don’t forget to mention who came up with that idea.
4. individually 個々に、個人的に
words: [noun:副詞] one by one; single
example: The guests entered the room individually .
5. include 含む
words: [noun:動詞] to contain; be a part of
example: His report include s all the necessary details.
6. current 現在の、今の
words: [noun:形容詞] latest; at the present time
example: Please make sure that all your records are current .
7. update 最新化、最新版
words: [noun:名詞] to give latest information
example: I’ll send you update s on this research tomorrow.
単語を使おう!(MAKE A SENTENCE)
Make sentences using the given vocabulary words.
文を作ってみよう!(ANSWER)
confirm
Answer:
agenda
Answer:
mention
Answer:
individually
Answer:
include
Answer:
current
Answer:
update
Answer:
音読問題(Reading)
We will read aloud the dialogue below. I will check your pronunciation and intonation.
読もう!(ANSWER)
Tutor: “Good morning!
Production 3 office; this is Ms. Torres speaking. How may I help you?”
Student: “Good morning! This is Mr. Goto of Production 2 office.
I’m calling to (1) confirm the details of our meeting tomorrow.
It’s at 2:15 PM at the main conference room. Did I get it right?”
Tutor: “Yes, you got it right, Mr. Goto.
Please allow me to also confirm the meeting (2) agenda.”
Student: “That’s a good idea.
Do you mind if I ask you to (3) mention the items (4) individually?”
Tutor: “No, not at all. The agenda (5) includes the (6) current production status,
additional manpower needed, and (7) updates on our processes.”
Student: That’s helpful. Thanks. I’ll talk to you later.
穴埋め問題(Note-taking)
Read aloud, filling in the blanks as you remember the sentence you just read.
答えてみよう!(ANSWER)
Tutor: “Good morning!
Production 3 office; this is Ms. Torres speaking. How may I help you?
Student: “Good morning! This is Mr. Goto of Production 2 office.
I’m calling to (1) __________ the details of our meeting tomorrow.
It’s at 2:15 PM at the main conference room. Did I get it right?”
Tutor: “Yes, you got it right, Mr. Goto.
Please allow me to also confirm the meeting (2) __________ .”
Student: “That’s a good idea.
Do you mind if I ask you to (3) __________ the items (4) __________ ?”
Tutor: “No, not at all. The agenda (5) __________ the (6) __________ production status,
additional manpower needed, and (7) __________ on our processes.”
Student: That’s helpful. Thanks. I’ll talk to you later.

返答選択問題(Appropriate Response)
Your tutor will read the following statements.
Choose the appropriate response for each item.
問1(question 1)
Good morning! Production 3 office; this is Ms. Torres speaking. How may I help you?
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. How are you?
b. Okay, I will help you.
c. I’m calling to confirm the details of our meeting tomorrow.
d. Sorry, you’ve got the wrong number.
問2(question 2)
It’s at 2:15 PM at the main conference room. Did I get it right?
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. Yes, you got it wrong.
b. Yes, you do.
c. No, we didn’t.
d. Yes, you got it right.
問3(question 3)
Please allow me to also confirm the meeting agenda.
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. It’s 1:11 now.
b. I have an idea.
c. That’s a good idea.
d. That’s exciting.
問4(question 4)
Do you mind if I ask you to mention the items individually?
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. Yes, I do.
b. Definitely.
c. No, not at all.
d. No, you don’t.
問5(question 5)
The agenda includes the current production status, additional manpower needed, and updates on our processes.
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. That’s helpful. Thanks a lot!
b. What is your question?
c. How may I help you?
d. No problem.