21 Business Phone – Asking for Information

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. assignment 割り当てられた仕事
words: [noun:名詞] a task given to someone for a certain period of time
example: I’m calling regarding our project assignment .
2. details 詳細
words: [noun:名詞] facts or information
example: Can I ask you some details about it?
3. distribution 分配
words: [noun:名詞] division of work
example: Do you know how the distribution of tasks and the plotting of deadline are going?
4. deadline 締切
words: [noun:名詞] date or time when a task must be finished
example: Do you know how the distribution of tasks and the plotting of deadline are going?
5. delay 遅延
words: [noun:名詞] inability to finish something on time
example: I would like to start as early as now to avoid delay s.
6. urgent 緊急の
words: [noun:形容詞] requires immediate action or attention
example: This project assignment is urgent .
7. cascade 情報を全体に流すこと
words: [noun:動詞] to disseminate or circulate
example: The distribution of the tasks was already cascade d via email.
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)
assignment
Answer:
details
Answer:
distribution
Answer:
deadline
Answer:
delay
Answer:
urgent
Answer:
cascade
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, Andrea. This is Laureen.
I’m calling regarding our project (1) assignment.
Can I ask you some (2) details about it?”
Student: Of course.

Tutor: “Do you know how the (3) distribution of tasks and the plotting of (4) deadline are going?
I would like to start as early as now to avoid (5) delays.”
Student: “This project assignment is (6) urgent.
The distribution of the tasks was already (7) cascaded via email. It’s due next week.”
Tutor: I think that’s everything. Thank you for the information. Good bye.

Student: No worries. Good bye!
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, Andrea. This is Laureen.
I’m calling regarding our project (1) _________.
Can I ask you some (2) _______ about it?”
Student: Of course.
Tutor: “Do you know how the (3) ________ of tasks and the plotting of (4) ________ are going?
I would like to start as early as now to avoid (5) ________.”
Student: “This project assignment is (6) _________.
The distribution of the tasks was already (7) _________ via email. It’s due next week.”
Tutor: I think that’s everything. Thank you for the information. Good bye.
Student: No worries. Good bye!
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, Andrea.
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. Hey, what’s up, dude?
b. What’s good in the morning?
c. Good morning, Laureen.
d. Good evening.
問2(question 2)
Can I ask you some details about it?
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. Of course not.
b. Don’t ask me about it.
c. For what reason?
d. Of course.
問3(question 3)
When is the deadline of the task?
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. It’s due next week.
b. I don’t have any idea on what you’re saying.
c. Check your calendar.
d. See it for yourself.
問4(question 4)
Do you know how the distribution of tasks is?
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. The distribution of the tasks was already cascaded via email.
b. It’s urgent. Do it first.
c. I am not sure about this.
d. No, I’ll tell you later.
問5(question 5)
I think that’s everything. Thank you for the information.
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. If you say so.
b. I am not okay with that.
c. Ask for help from other people next time.
d. No worries.