29 Business Phone – Confirming schedule

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)

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1. request 頼む、要請する
words: [noun:動詞、過去形 requested] to politely or formally ask for something
example: Mr. Brown has request ed to have your meeting rescheduled tomorrow.
2. reschedule 計画を変更する
words: [noun:動詞、過去形 rescheduled] to move to a different time or date
example: Mr. Brown has requested to have your meeting reschedule d tomorrow.
3. unfortunately 残念ながら
words: [noun:副詞] unluckily; sadly
example: Unfortunately, he has to tend to an urgent matter in the Shinjuku branch. unfortunately
4. tend to 対応する
words: [noun:動詞] to give attention to; take care of something
example: He has to tend to an urgent matter in another branch.
5. short notice 急な話
words: [noun:イディオム] with little advance warning or time to prepare
example: We are sorry for the short notice .
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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)
request
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reschedule
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unfortunately
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tend to
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short notice
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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. Brown’s office. This is Sandra speaking. How may I help you?
Student: Hello, this is Ms. Wilson. I would like to confirm today’s meeting at 3 pm.
Tutor: “Hi, Ms. Wilson. I was just about to call you to give an update.
Mr. Brown has (1) requested to have your meeting (2) rescheduled tomorrow in
the afternoon. (3) Unfortunately, he has to (4) tend to an urgent matter in
the Shinjuku branch. We are very sorry for the (5) short notice.”
Student: Oh, I see. It’s no problem at all. Will he be available tomorrow at 2 pm?
Tutor: Yes, he will. I will add it to his schedule then.
Student: Thank you, Sandra.
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: d morning. Mr. Brown’s office. This is Sandra speaking. How may I help you?
Student: Hello, this is Ms. Wilson. I would like to confirm today’s meeting at 3 pm.
Tutor: “Hi, Ms. Wilson. I was just about to call you to give an update.
Mr. Brown has (1) _________ to have your meeting (2) _________ tomorrow in
the afternoon. (3) _________, he has to (4) _________ an urgent matter in
the Shinjuku branch. We are very sorry for the (5) _________.
Student: Oh, I see. It’s no problem at all. Will he be available tomorrow at 2 pm?
Tutor: Yes, he will. I will add it to his schedule then.
Student: Thank you, Sandra.
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. Mr. Brown’s office. This is Sandra speaking.
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. Okay.
b. Hello, this is Ms.             .
c. Hi.
d. How are you?
問2(question 2)
We are very sorry for the short notice.
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. That is not okay.
b. Okay, but not really.
c. It’s no problem at all.
d. Bye.
問3(question 3)
Will he be available tomorrow at 2 pm?
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. Yes, he will.
b. Sure, maybe.
c. No, he doesn’t want to see you.
d. Okay.
問4(question 4)
I will add it to his schedule then.
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. Sure, please try not to.
b. Bye.
c. Thank you             .
d. Okay. Don’t do it again.
問5(question 5)
I would like to confirm today’s meeting at 3 pm.
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. Sure, I’ll do it next time.
b. The meeting was rescheduled tomorrow.
c. There is no meeting yesterday.
d. Thank you for your time.