2 Business Basics – Greeting Your Coworkers

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. smoothly 滑らかに、すらすらと
words: [adverb:副詞] to do something without any problems or difficulties
example: The project has been going smoothly this month.
2. quite 並外れ、かなりの
words: [adverb:副詞] completely; to a high degree
example: It was quite a challenge.
3. superior 上役、先輩
words: [noun:名詞] a person higher in rank or status
example: Thanks to my encouraging superiors.
4. launch 開始する
words: [verb:動詞] to start or introduce something
example: We will launch it next month.
5. finalize 完成させる
words: [verb:動詞] to complete all the details of
example: We’re about to finalize everything by Thursday.
6. promising 将来有望な
words: [adjective:形容詞] showing signs of future success
example: The project sounds promising.
7. hesitate ためらう
words: [verb:動詞] to pause before saying or doing something
example: Don’t hesitate to ask.
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)
smoothly
Answer:
quite
Answer:
superior
Answer:
launch
Answer:
finalize
Answer:
promising
Answer:
hesitate
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: Good Morning, Mr. Watanabe! How is your team’s project going?
Student: Good Morning, Mr. Myers! It was (1) quite a challenge at first,
but it has been going (2) smoothly this month.
Thanks to my hardworking teammates and encouraging (3) superiors.
Tutor: Good to know that you’re getting all the support you can get.
By the way, when will your team (4) launch this project?
Student: We will launch it next month.
We’re now about to (5) finalize everything by Thursday.
Tutor: “Sounds (6) promising. Should you need my assistance,
don’t (7) hesitate to ask.”
Student: Thank you. That’s so nice of you.
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: Good Morning, Mr. Watanabe! How is your team’s project going?
Student: Good Morning, Mr. Myers! It was (1) _______ a challenge at first,
but it has been going (2) _________ this month.
Thanks to my hardworking teammates and encouraging (3) ________.

Tutor: Good to know that you’re getting all the support you can get.
By the way, when will your team (4) _______ this project?
Student: We will launch it next month.
We’re now about to (5) ________ everything by Thursday.
Tutor: Sounds (6)_______. Should you need my assistance,
don’t (7) ______ to ask.
Student: Thank you. That’s so nice of you.
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)
Good morning! How is your team’s project going?
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. It was late in the evening when we stopped.
b. It has been going smoothly this month.
c. Thanks for asking.
d. Sounds promising.
問2(question 2)
Thanks to my hardworking teammates and encouraging superiors.
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. You’re very much welcome.
b. I’m sorry to hear that. I’ll make it up to you.
c. The feeling is mutual.
d. Good to know that you’re getting all the support you can get.
問3(question 3)
When will your team launch this project?
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. We will launch it next month.
b. No, we will launch it soon.
c. Actually, we started the project six months ago.
d. Do you have any idea?
問4(question 4)
We’re about to finalize everything by Thursday.
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. What can I do for you?
b. Little did I know.
c. Sounds promising.
d. Please stay on the line.
問5(question 5)
Should you need my assistance, don’t hesitate to ask.
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. I’m not sure.
b. What do you want to ask?
c. How may I help you?
d. Thank you. That’s so nice of you.