15 Business Basics – Reporting task update

LESSON GOAL

Let’s check our lesson goal. In this material, you will learn new expressions that are used when reporting task updates. You will also learn new vocabulary.

PART A_1
Let’s read the meaning and examples of each word aloud. Please repeat after me.
PART A_2
1. follow up 追求する
words: [verb:動詞] to ask for an update or progress of a task or request
example: I would like to follow up on the research I assigned to you.
2. encounter 出会う
words: [verb:動詞] to come upon or meet with unexpectedly; to experience something
example: Did you encounter any problems?
3. data データ
words: [noun:名詞] individual facts, statistics, or items of information
example: Data gathering is challenging.
4. progress 進捗
words: [noun:名詞] a movement toward a goal
example: Kindly give me regular updates on your progress.
5. error エラー
words: [noun:名詞] a mistake
example: I can schedule a revision of this research if there are any errors.
6. revision 修正
words: [noun:名詞] the act of editing and correcting
example: I can schedule a revision of this research if there are any errors.
7. drop by 立ち寄る
words: [verb:動詞] to visit casually or unexpectedly
example: I will drop by your office.
PART A_3
Make sentences using the given vocabulary words.
PART A_4
follow up
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encounter
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data
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progress
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error
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revision
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drop by
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PART B_1
We will read aloud the dialogue below. I will check your pronunciation and intonation.
PART B_2
Tutor: “Good morning, Anya. I would like to (1) follow up on the research I assigned to you last Monday.”
Student: Good Morning, Ms. Morgan. I’m almost done. I just need to write the last 2 pages.
Tutor: Did you (2) encounter any problems?
Student: “Although (3) data gathering is challenging, my coworkers helped me throughout the process.”
Tutor: “Good to hear that. Kindly give me regular updates on your (4) progress, so I can schedule a (5)revision of this research if there are any (6) errors.”
Student: Definitely. I will (7) drop by your office after I finish this.
PART B_3
Read aloud, and fill in the blanks as you remember the sentence you just read.
PART B_4
Tutor: “Good morning, Anya. I would like to (1) _________ on the research I assigned
to you last Monday.”
Student: Good Morning, Ms. Morgan. I’m almost done. I just need to write the last 2 pages.
Tutor: Did you (2) _________ any problems?
Student: “Although (3) __________ gathering is challenging, my coworkers helped me throughout the process.”
Tutor: “Good to hear that. Kindly give me regular updates on your (4) ______, so I can schedule a (5) _____ of this research if there are any (6) _________.”
Student: Definitely. I will (7) __________ your office after I finish this.
PART C
Your tutor will read the following statements.
Choose the appropriate response for each item.
PART C_1
I would like to follow up on the research I assigned to you.
PART C_1
a. Sure! I’m almost done.
b. No, it is.
c. No, I’m okay.
d. Sure, I’m not.
PART C_2
Did you encounter any problems?
PART C_2
a. Yes, I don’t have.
b. Yes, I haven’t, but it went well.
c. None, everything’s fine.
d. None, everything are done well.
PART C_3
Kindly give me regular updates on your progress.
PART C_3
a. Sure! I can’t give you after I do this.
b. Definitely.
c. Okay. Wait an hour.
d. Please wait there.
PART C_4
Kindly help me on revisions and errors.
PART C_4
a. I can’t do help you.
b. I can help you maybe.
c. Sure. I could let that happen.
d. I can help you after I’m done with this.
PART C_5
Can I drop by your office later?
PART C_5
a. I’m not busy.
b. Sure, you will.
c. I’m not sure, but they’ll see.
d. Sure, you can.
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.