18 Business Interaction – Relaying of Information

便利な表現(Useful Expressions)
Read aloud the vocabulary words.
音読しよう!(ANSWER)
recruitment (n.)
applicant (n.)
accurate (adj.)
tentative (adj.)
business as usual (idiom)
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. Despite the typhoon, it is __________ in the office.
2. The __________ of additional employees was cancelled.
3. I don’t need the __________ number; an estimate is enough.
4. Out of 13 __________, only 5 passed the initial interview.
5. Since the committee has not decided yet, the venue for the convention stays __________.
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: (Ms. Elvington of Recruitment Team enters the Training Department office…)Good Afternoon, Ms. Elvington. How is the (1) of production operators going?
Student: Good Afternoon, Ms. Miura. It’s been going smoothly. As a matter if fact, I’m here to talk to you about the number of successful (2) to be trained next month. Do you have a second?
Tutor: Definitely. We’re actually looking forward to receiving (3) details, so we can start with the initial preparations.
Student: Is that so? Well, my timing is perfect, then. Okay, please refer to this chart.
Tutor: (Ms. Elvington hands over a document…)Hmm… So, we are to expect a total of 48 trainees. Did I get it right?
Student: You’re right. We will be endorsing 23 trainees on May 3, 11 trainees on May 5, and 14 more on May 21 – a total of 48 trainees.
Tutor: Got it. When is the deployment of successful trainees?
Student: We are still waiting for the confirmation from the production team, but the (4) deployment is on June 7th.
Tutor: I’ll take note of that. Should there be any changes, please do inform us.
Student: Certainly, but for now it’s (5) in our processes.
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 could dissemination of vague details lead to?
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)
Your boss asked you to relay some changes concerning tomorrow’s presentation to your coworker. While waiting for your coworker, you received an important call. Your coworker finally arrived, but you were still on the phone. After the call, you realized that your coworker has left and put a note on your desk saying he was going to meet a client which might extend after office hours.
質問(Question)
How do you deal with the situation?
答えよう!(ANSWER)