25 Business Basics – Expressing Appreciation

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. struggle もがく
words: [noun:動詞 現在分子:struggling] to do or finish something through intense efforts
example: I’m struggling with gathering data. struggle
2. technique 技術
words: [noun:名詞 複数形 Techniques] a way of carrying out a particular task
example: Let me share with you some technique s I use.
3. experience 経験
words: [noun:名詞] knowledge or practical wisdom
example: These are all based on my experience in making presentations.
4. input 投入
words: [noun:名詞 複数形 inputs] make (secret or new information) known
example: Thank you for your input s, Mark.
5. appreciate 高く評価する
words: [noun:動詞] to recognize the full worth of something
example: I really appreciate you taking the time to meet with me today.
6. helpful 役に立つ
words: [noun:形容詞] valuable; beneficial
example: This meeting is very helpful .
7. treat おごる
words: [noun:動詞] entertainment, food, drink, etc., given as expression of thanks
example: Please allow me to treat you a cup of coffee later.
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)
struggle
Answer:
technique
Answer:
experience
Answer:
input
Answer:
appreciate
Answer:
helpful
Answer:
treat
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: Hello, Hillary! Are you ready for your upcoming presentation?

Student: Hi, Mark. Yes, but I’m (1) struggling with gathering data.
Tutor: “Oh, I see. Let me share with you some (2) techniques and tips I use based on
my (3) experience in making presentations.”
Student: “Thank you for your (4) inputs, Mark. I really (5) appreciate you’re taking the time to
meet with me today.”
Tutor: You’re welcome, Hillary! We’re on the same team. We’ve got each other’s back.
Student: “This meeting is very (6)helpful. Thanks a lot! Please allow me to
(7) treat you a cup of coffee later.”
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: Hello, Hillary! Are you ready for your upcoming presentation?
Student: Hi, Mark. Yes, but I’m (1) __________ with gathering data.
Tutor: “Oh, I see. Let me share with you some (2) __________ and tips I use based on
my (3) __________ in making presentations.
Student: “Thank you for your (4) _______, Mark. I really (5) __________ you’re taking the
time to meet with me today.”
Tutor: You’re welcome, Hillary! We’re on the same team. We’ve got each other’s back.
Student: “This meeting is very (6) _________. Thanks a lot! Please allow me to
(7) __________ you a cup of coffee later.”
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)
Are you ready for your upcoming presentation?
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. I’m leaving next week.
b. She’ll be gone by Friday night.
c. Yes, but I’m struggling with gathering data.
d. I really hope she is.
問2(question 2)
Let me share with you some techniques and tips I use based on my experience.
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. Thank you for your inputs.
b. Thanks, but no thanks.
c. I’ll send it to you through email.
d. I’m still waiting here.
問3(question 3)
Thank you for your inputs, Mark.
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. Well, it’s my idea.
b. I haven’t seen him yet.
c. I’ll be back soon.
d. You’re welcome, Hillary!
問4(question 4)
Did our meeting help you?
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. I don’t know what to do.
b. This meeting isvery helpful.
c. I’m still working on it.
d. Thank you for your treat today.
問5(question 5)
Please allow me to treat you a cup of coffee later.
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. Thank you. I appreciate it.
b. I’ll catch up with you next time.
c. I’m actually hungry.
d. It’s rush hour.