26 Business Phone – Setting an Appointment

LESSON GOAL

Let’s check our lesson goal. In this material, you will learn new expressions to use when setting an appointment through a phone call. You will also learn new vocabulary.

PART A_1
Let’s read the meaning and examples of each word aloud. Please repeat after me.
PART A_2
1. upcoming 今度の
words: [adjective:形容詞] about to take place
example: I’m calling about our upcoming meeting.
2. advertising campaign 広告キャンペーン
words: [noun:名詞] an organized course of action to promote a product or service
example: I’m calling about the advertising campaign .
3. office オフィス
words: [noun:名詞] a room or set of rooms where people work or do business
example: I will be visiting the new office on Tuesday.
4. timetable 時間割
words: [noun:名詞] schedule
example: I will put it in my timetable .
5. hold 開催する
words: [verb:動詞、過去形 held] to have something such as a meeting or an election
example: It will be held in the conference room. hold
6. investor 出資者
words: [noun:名詞、複数形 investors] a person who puts money into something in order to make a profit
example: The CEO will be there together with the investor s.
PART A_3
Make sentences using the given vocabulary words.
PART A_4
upcoming
Answer:
advertising campaign
Answer:
office
Answer:
timetable
Answer:
hold
Answer:
investor
Answer:
Answer:
PART B_1
We will read aloud the dialogue below. I will check your pronunciation and intonation.
PART B_2
Tutor: “Good morning, Janis. This is David. I’m calling about an (1) upcoming
meeting on our (2) advertising campaign. Are you free on Tuesday afternoon?
Student: “Let me see. I’m sorry, but I will be visiting the new (3) office on Tuesday.
How about Wednesday at 2 pm?”
Tutor: “I have a meeting in the morning, but I think it shouldn’t take too long.
So yes, I’m free at 2 pm on Wednesday.”
Student: Alright! Kindly give me the details of the meeting so I could put it in my (4) timetable.
Tutor: “It will be (5) held in the main conference room on the 3rd floor.
Please be there 10 minutes before 2 pm so we could start on time.
The CEO will be there together with our new (6) investors.”
Student: Thank you. I’ll be there.
PART B_3
Read aloud, filling in the blanks as you remember the sentence you just read.
PART B_4
Tutor: “Good morning, Janis. This is David. I’m calling about an (1) _________
meeting on our (2) _________ _________. Are you free on Tuesday afternoon?
Student: “Let me see. I’m sorry, but I will be visiting the new (3) _______ on Tuesday.
How about Wednesday at 2 pm?”
Tutor: “I have a meeting in the morning, but I think it shouldn’t take too long.
So yes, I’m free at 2 pm on Wednesday.”
Student: Alright! Kindly give me the details of the meeting so I could put it in my (4) _________.
Tutor: “It will be (5) ______ in the main conference room on the 3rd floor.
Please be there 10 minutes before 2 pm so we could start on time.
The CEO will be there together with our new (6) _______.”
Student: Thank you. I’ll be there.
PART C
Your tutor will read the following statements.
Choose the appropriate response for each item.
PART C_1
Are you free on Tuesday afternoon?
PART C_1
a. Yes, I’m free on Tuesday afternoon.
b. Yes, I’m free on Tuesday morning.
c. No, I’m free on Tuesday afternoon.
d. No, I’m free on Tuesday.
PART C_2
Kindly give me the details of the meeting.
PART C_2
a. The interview will be held on Wednesday at the conference room.
b. We will hold the team building with the CEO on Wednesday.
c. The meeting will be held in the conference room on Wednesday at 2pm.
d. The meeting will be hold on the conference room on Wednesday at 2pm.
PART C_3
I’m sorry, but I am not available on that date.
PART C_3
a. But we want it on Wednesday.
b. How about you?
c. When are you busy?
d. How about on Wednesday at 2pm?
PART C_4
Are you available on that date?
PART C_4
a. Let me check my schedule.
b. Yes, I don’t think so.
c. No, I am.
d. Let’s go with my schedule.
PART C_5
Please be there 10 minutes before 2pm.
PART C_5
a. Sure. I do it.
b. Sure! I will be there.
c. Sure! I can.
d. Sure! I am free.
REVIEW AND FEEDBACK

Now, let us review the things that you learned in this lesson.
(Please give a short feedback on how your student did on your class.)
Grammar
文法
Pronunciation 発音 Vocabulary
単語
Comprehension
理解
GOOD 文法の誤りはほとんどなく、完全な文章で話すことができる ほとんどの単語をはっきりと正しく発音することができる 習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を理解し、質問に正しく答えることができる

FAIR
文法の誤りはあるが、完全な文章で話すことができる 発音の練習が必要な言葉がいくつかある たまにミスはあるが、習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を完全に理解するのは難しく、質問に正しく答えられないときもある

POOR
文章で話すのは難しく、単語だけで話すことができる 発音の練習が必要である 習った単語と表現を少しだけ使うことができる 文章を理解するのは難しく、質問に答えるのは難しい
TUTOR FEEDBACK

GRAMMAR
Good: Was able to speak in complete sentences with minimal grammatical errors.
Fair: Was able to speak in complete sentences with evident grammatical errors.
Poor: Was able to speak using words only.
PRONUNCIATION
Good: Was able to pronounce most of the words clearly and correctly.
Fair: Mispronounced a few words.
Poor: Mispronounced most of the words.
VOCABULARY
Good: Used appropriate expressions learned in class.
Fair: Used appropriate expressions learned in class and made a few errors in word choice.
Poor: Used only a few words and expressions.
COMPREHENSION
Good: Was able to understand the passages and answer the questions correctly.
Fair: Had a little difficulty in understanding passages and answering questions.
Poor: Had a hard time understanding passages and answering questions.