28 Business Phone – Getting or giving an update

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. update 最新のものにする
words: [noun:動詞] to give latest information about something
example: I’m calling to update you regarding the meeting with our new investors this afternoon.
2. regarding ∼ に関して
words: [noun:前置詞] about; concerning
example: I’m calling to update you regarding the meeting with our new investors this afternoon.
3. present 紹介する提供する
words: [noun:動詞] to discuss; to introduce
example: I will present important guidelines.
4. attract 引きつける
words: [noun:動詞] cause (someone) to have a liking for or interest in something
example: I will discuss important guidelines and tips to attract new investors.
5. proposal 提案
words: [noun:名詞] a plan or suggestion
example: Please review the project proposal .
6. turn up 現れる
words: [noun:熟語] put in appearance or arrive
example: I’ll turn up in your office as early as 12 noon.
7. smoothly 滑らかに
words: [noun:副詞] in a smooth way
example: This is to let you know that things are going smoothly .
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)
update
Answer:
regarding
Answer:
present
Answer:
attract
Answer:
proposal
Answer:
turn up
Answer:
smoothly
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: “Mr. Fujitsu, I’m calling to (1) update you (2) regarding the meeting with
our new investors this afternoon. I would like to apologize for the short notice,
but the meeting will be moved to 3 in the afternoon.”
Student: “Noted. I will inform my department of the changes.
Also, I will present some important guidelines and tips to
(4) attract new investors. Anything else, sir?”
Tutor: “Oh, and please review the project (5) proposal before the presentation to
our board of directors.”
Student: “Alright. Checking will be done an hour before of the meeting.
I’ll (6) turn up in your office as early as 12 noon.”
Tutor: “That’s good. I’m sending you an email about my tasks for the week.
This is to let you know that things are going (7) smoothly.”
Student: Thank you very much, Mr. Fujitsu.
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: “Mr. Fujitsu, I’m calling to (1) _______ you (2) _________ the meeting with
our new investors this afternoon. I would like to apologize for the short notice,
but the meeting will be moved to 3 in the afternoon.”
Student: “Noted. I will inform my department of the changes.
Also, I will (3) ________ some important guidelines and tips to
(4) _______ new investors. Anything else, sir?”
Tutor: “Oh, and please review the project (5) _______ before the presentation to
our board of directors.”
Student: “Alright. Checking will be done an hour before of the meeting.
I’ll (6) _______ in your office as early as 12 noon.”
Tutor: “That’s good. I’m sending you an email about my tasks for the week.
This is to let you know that things are going (7) _______.”
Student: Thank you very much, Mr. Fujitsu.
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)
The meeting will be moved to 3 in the afternoon.
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. Yes, speaking.
b. Please call after a minute.
c. Noted.
d. No, that’s awesome.
問2(question 2)
Anything else, sir?
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. Yes, check on it, please.
b. Yes, it’s checked.
c. Yes, one more to go.
d. Yes, please review the project proposal.
問3(question 3)
Please review the project proposal.
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. Alright.
b. Let me think about it.
c. You’re right.
d. Yes, it is.
問4(question 4)
Checking will be done an hour before the meeting.
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. That’s good.
b. Really?
c. I don’t think so.
d. Are you sure?
問5(question 5)
I sent you an email.
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. Sure! That’s so-so.
b. I will check on it.
c. I forgot my password.
d. I will be there.