17 Business Basics – Drinking after work

LESSON GOAL

Let’s check our lesson goal. In this material, you will learn new expressions that are used when you want to drink after work. 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

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1. deadline 期限、締め切り
words: [noun:名詞] a date or time when something must be finished
example: Drinking after work is the perfect way to forget our deadlines for a while.
2. reserved 予約した
words: [adjective:形容詞] kept for use by a particular person or group in a certain time
example: We have already reserved seats in the yakitori shop.
3. I’m in. 参加します
words: [idiom:イディオム] another way of saying ‘count me in’, which means ‘include me’
example: Are you going to the party? I’m in! I’m in.
4. block かたまり
words: [noun:名詞、複数形 blocks] a building, especially a part of a complex
example: We have already reserved seats in the yakitori shop just a few blocks away from here.
5. go dutch 割り勘でいく
words: [idiom:イディオム] share the cost of something
example: We’re going dutch go dutch.
6. range 範囲
words: [noun:名詞] limits
example: I guess it will range from ¥ 3,000 to ¥10,000.
7. foot the bill 支払う
words: [idiom:イディオムム] to pay for something
example: Since our boss is joining, let’s hope he’ll foot the bill.
PART A_3
Make sentences using the given vocabulary words.
PART A_4
deadline
Answer:
reserved
Answer:
I’m in.
Answer:
block
Answer:
go dutch
Answer:
range
Answer:
foot the bill
Answer:
PART B_1
We will read aloud the dialogue below. I will check your pronunciation and intonation.
PART B_2
Tutor: Daichi-san, there’s a drinking party tonight at 8. Mr. Yamatsu, the managers, and some of the staff will be there.
Student: Yes, I’ve heard about that. Drinking after work is the perfect way to forget our (1) deadlines for a while and just relax.
Tutor: True. We have already (2) reserved seats in the yakitori shop just a few (3) blocks away from here. We can leave together if you want.
Student: Sure. (4) I’m in! How much do you think will it cost me?
Tutor: We’re (5) going dutch. I guess it will (6) range from ¥ 3,000 to ¥10,000. Since our boss is joining, let’s hope he’ll (7) foot the bill.
Student: I hope so. I’m sure everybody will enjoy the party tonight.
PART B_3
Read aloud, and fill in the blanks as you remember the sentence you just read.
PART B_4
Tutor: “Daichi-san, there’s a drinking party tonight at 8. Mr. Yamatsu the managers, and some of the staff will be there.”
Student: “Yes, I’ve heard about that. Drinking after work is the perfect way to forget our (1) __________ for a while and just relax.”
Tutor: “True. We have already (2) __________ seats in the yakitori shop just a few (3) __________ away from here. We can leave together if you want.”
Student: Sure. (4) _________! How much do you think will it cost me?
Tutor: “We’re (5) __________. I guess it will (6) _________ from ¥ 3,000 to ¥10,000. Since our boss is joining, let’s hope he’ll (7)________.”
Student: I hope so. I’m sure everybody will enjoy the party tonight.
PART C
Your tutor will read the following statements.
Choose the appropriate response for each item.
PART C_1
Who’s joining the party tonight?
PART C_1
a. It’s great to join the party.
b. The managers and some of the staff will be there.
c. The whole department will go.
d. I think they can’t join.
PART C_2
It’s the perfect way to forget deadlines and just relax.
PART C_2
a. I think it’s going to be boring.
b. That’s interesting!
c. Seem wrong!
d. I agree with you.
PART C_3
Do you want to leave together with us?
PART C_3
a. I have another plan next week.
b. Of course, I won’t!
c. Yes, that would be nice!
d. Sometimes.
PART C_4
How much do you think will it cost me?
PART C_4
a. That’s very cheap.
b. Too expensive.
c. It’s cheap for you.
d. I guess it will range from ¥ 3,000 to ¥10,000.
PART C_5
Who will foot the bill for the party tonight?
PART C_5
a. Hopefully, our boss will.
b. She will be joining.
c. Sometimes, our boss is.
d. Rarely, our boss.
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.