17 Business Basics – Drinking after work

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. 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 deadline s for a while.
2. reserved 予約した
words: [noun:形用詞] 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: [noun: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 part of a complex
example: We have already reserved seats in the yakitori shop just a few block s away from here.
5. go dutch 割り勘でいく
words: [noun: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: [noun:イディオム] to pay for something
example: Since our boss is joining, let’s hope he’ll foot the bill .
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)
deadline
Answer:
reserved
Answer:
I’m in.
Answer:
block
Answer:
go dutch
Answer:
range
Answer:
foot the bill
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: “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: “Yes, I’ve heard about that. Drinking after work is the perfect way to forget
our (1) deadlines for a while and just relax.”
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.
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: “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.
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)
Who’s joining the party tonight?
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
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.
問2(question 2)
It’s the perfect way to forget deadlines and just relax.
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. I think it’s going to be boring.
b. That’s interesting!
c. Seem wrong!
d. I agree with you.
問3(question 3)
Do you want to leave together with us?
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. I have another plan next week.
b. Of course, I won’t!
c. Yes, that would be nice!
d. Sometimes.
問4(question 4)
How much do you think will it cost me?
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
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.
問5(question 5)
Who will foot the bill for the party tonight?
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. Hopefully, our boss will.
b. She will be joining.
c. Sometimes, our boss is.
d. Rarely, our boss.