17 Business Interaction – Explaining a Report

便利な表現(Useful Expressions)
Read aloud the vocabulary words.
音読しよう!(ANSWER)
milestone ( n.)
conclude ( v. )
qualifiers ( n.)
bid ( n.)
fiasco ( n.)
便利な表現(Useful Expressions)
Read aloud and complete the sentences.
適当な単語を選んで文章を読みましょう!(ANSWER)
1. It seems to me that this _________ will ruin our reputation.
2. The confirmation of _________ shall be submitted today.
3. Do you have the list of _________ for the final interview?
4. This _________ the discussion on the new production procedures.
5. This development is a _________ in the business process.
対話問題(Dialogue)
Read the whole dialogue with your tutor.
Fill in the blanks with the words you just learned.
答えてみよう!(ANSWER)
Tutor: Good morning. Thank you for coming on time. Let’s get started.
Student: Alright sir, can I draw your attention to item 1—our main agenda—presentation of bid.
Tutor: It seems to me that we’ll experience a (1)________ with this. They haven’t confirmed our request yet, right?
Student: I apologize for the delayed confirmation of the (2)________ But the (3)________ assured to outbring all the orders within this month.

Tutor: I see. They are the same production teams from the 2016 Olympics, right? And it’s a huge success.
Student: Yes, and they’ve just requested small changes on production period.
Tutor: That’s just fine. We can adjust for that one, we don’t need to spend too much time on this, but I need assurance.
Student: I’ll take note of that, sir. So, that (4)________ my report for the bid. Any further adjustments, sir?
Tutor: I want to thank you and your team for your hardwork. I really appreciate it.
Student: Our pleasure, we’re glad to be part of this new (5)________.
聞き取り問題(Listening Comprehension)
Listen to your tutor as he/she reads a passage twice.
Then, answer your tutor’s question.
質問(Question)
According to the passage, what are the main points to be included in a report?
聞き取り問題(Listening Comprehension)
Text read out by the tutor
先ほどの質問に答えよう!(ANSWER)
ディスカッション(Discussion)
Read the following text aloud. Then, answer your tutor’s question.
音読しよう!(ANSWER)
You’re about to leave work. Your boss requested you to send a detailed report on the progress of your team project which he had initially asked a week ago. You informed him that it would take a few more days to finalize the report. However, he insisted an offhand general report instead.
質問(Question)
How do you deal with the situation?
答えよう!(ANSWER)