18 Business Basics – Asking for directions

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)

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1. excuse 許す
words: [noun:動詞] politely getting someone’s attention
example: Excuse me. Could you tell me where the accounting department is? excuse
2. disturb 妨げる
words: [noun:動詞] stop someone from doing something
example: I’m sorry to disturb you.
3. secretary 秘書
words: [noun:名詞] person who handles routine work in the office
example: I am the new office secretary .
4. deliver 届ける
words: [noun:動詞] to bring something to someone
example: My boss asked me to deliver this to Ms. Williams.
5. ledger 元帳
words: [noun:名詞] a book or collection of financial accounts
example: Ms. Williams needs the ledger now.
6. around 周り
words: [noun:副詞] close to a place
example: See you around the office.
7.  
words: [noun:]
example:
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)
excuse
Answer:
disturb
Answer:
secretary
Answer:
deliver
Answer:
ledger
Answer:
around
Answer:
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: “(1) Excuse me. I’m sorry to (2) disturb you, but could you please tell me
where the accounting department is?”
Student: “Sure, no problem. Go up the stairs to the third floor, then turn right.
The second door is their office. Are you a new employee?
I haven’t seen you here before.”
Tutor: “Yes, I’m the new (3) secretary of Mr. Brown. By the way, my name is ______ and
I’m from the purchasing department.
My boss asked me to (4) deliver these (5) ledgers to Ms. Williams.”
Student: “Oh, yes! She’s the accounting manager. I’m ______. Nice to meet you
and welcome to the company.”
Tutor: “Thank you so much for your help, ______. It’s nice meeting you, too.
I better get going. My boss said Ms. Williams needs these right now.”
Student: You are welcome _______. See you (6) around then.
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: “(1) ________ me. I’m sorry to (2)________ you, but could you please tell me
where the accounting department is?”
Student: “Sure, no problem. Go up the stairs to the third floor, then turn right.
The second door is their office. Are you a new employee?
I haven’t seen you here before.”
Tutor: “Yes, I’m the new (3) ________ of Mr. Brown. By the way, my name is ______ and
I’m from the purchasing department.
My boss asked me to (4) ________ these (5) ________ to Ms. Williams.”
Student: “Oh, yes! She’s the accounting manager. I’m ______. Nice to meet you,
and welcome to the company.”
Tutor: “Thank you so much for your help, ______. It’s nice meeting you, too.
I better get going. My boss said Ms. Williams needs these right now.”
Student: You are welcome _______. See you (6) ________ then.
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)
Excuse me, could you please tell me where the accounting department is?
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. No, I’m busy.
b. Okay.
c. No, just ask the waiter.
d. Sure, no problem.
問2(question 2)
Are you a new employee? I haven’t seen you here before.
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. I am new yesterday.
b. Yes, I’m the new secretary here.
c. No, of course.
d. Yes, I’m a veteran.
問3(question 3)
My name is Karli and I’m from the purchasing department.
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. Hi, Karli.
b. Thanks.
c. Hello!
d. I’m Marie. Nice to meet you.
問4(question 4)
I’m Marie. Nice to meet you.
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. Good bye, Marie.
b. Thanks to you.
c. It’s nice meeting you, too.
d. Same here, Marie.
問5(question 5)
Thank you so much for your help.
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. I apologize.
b. You are welcome.
c. Okay then.
d. Next time.