30 Business Phone – Rejecting an invite

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. celebrate 祝う
words: [noun:動詞] to do something enjoyable because something good has happened
example: It is to celebrate the success of our newly launched project.
2. success 成功
words: [noun:名詞] the accomplishment of a goal or purpose
example: It is to celebrate the success of our newly launched project.
3. slipped my mind うっかり忘れる
words: [noun:動詞、過去形 slipped] forgot
example: Oh, that just slipped my mind .
4. progress report 進捗報告
words: [noun:名詞] a report that lists accomplished and pending tasks for the project
example: I need to finish our monthly progress report .
5. financial 金融の
words: [noun:形用詞] relating to money
example: I will present it to our financial controller tomorrow.
6. long way to go 先が長い
words: [noun:イディオム] much more to do
example: I still have a long way to go with this task.
7. invite 招待する
words: [noun:動詞] to ask or request someone to go to an event
example: Thanks for the invite .
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)
celebrate
Answer:
success
Answer:
slipped my mind
Answer:
progress report
Answer:
financial
Answer:
long way to go
Answer:
invite
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: “Hi, Katrina! Were you informed that there is a dinner later with the CEO?
It is to (1) celebrate the (2) success of our newly launched project.”
Student: “Hi, Katrina! Were you informed that there is a dinner later with the CEO?
It is to (1) celebrate the (2) success of our newly launched project.”
Tutor: “It will be held at Shangri-la Hotel Manila, which is only 2 blocks away from here.
The reservation is from 7 pm to 10 pm.”
Student: “Let me check my schedule. Unfortunately, I need to finish
our monthly (4) progress report before I present it to our (5) financial controller
tomorrow.”
Tutor: I see. Is there any way for you to finish your task early so you can come with us?
Student: I see. Is there any way for you to finish your task early so you can come with us?
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: “Hi, Katrina! Were you informed that there is a dinner later with the CEO?
It is to (1) _________ the (2) _________ of our newly launched project.”
Student: Oh, that just (3) ______________. Please tell me more about it.
Tutor: “It will be held at Shangri-la Hotel Manila, which is only 2 blocks away from here.
The reservation is from 7 pm to 10 pm.”
Student: “Let me check my schedule. Unfortunately, I need to finish
our monthly (4) _____________ before I present it to our (5) _________ controller
tomorrow.”
Tutor: I see. Is there any way for you to finish your task early so you can come with us?
Student: “As much as I want to, I still have a (6) _________ with this task.
Thanks for the (7) _________, though.”
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)
Is there any way for you to finish your task early?
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. I still have a long way to go with this task.
b. Please tell me more about it.
c. I will be working 24 hours straight.
d. I am so sorry.
問2(question 2)
Were you informed that there is a dinner later with the CEO?
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. I was asleep last night.
b. I don’t know about you.
c. Yes, I forgot your name.
d. Oh, that just slipped my mind.
問3(question 3)
The reservation is from 7 pm to 10 pm.
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. Let’s see.
b. No, thanks.
c. Let me check my schedule.
d. I don’t mind.
問4(question 4)
Unfortunately, I need to finish our monthly progress report.
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. No, sounds good.
b. No way.
c. I don’t understand you.
d. I see.
問5(question 5)
Please tell me more about it.
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. Okay then.
b. My birthday is on Wednesday.
c. It will be held at Shangri-la Hotel Manila.
d. The dinner is postponed.