5 Business Basics – Talking About Time

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. quarter 15分間
words: [noun:名詞] a period of fifteen minutes before or after a stated time
example: It’s a quarter before seven.
2. on time 時間通りに
words: [noun:副詞] not late
example: We’re going to make it on time .
3. rush hour ラッシュアワー
words: [noun:名詞] a time during each day when traffic is at its heaviest.
example: I’m pretty sure we’ll get stuck in rush hour traffic this morning.
4. distant 遠い
words: [noun:形容詞] one thing is far from another
example: We are not that distant from the office.
5. travel 旅行する
words: [noun:動詞] make a journey, typically of some length
example: We have enough time to travel .
6. accomplish 成し遂げる完成する
words: [noun:動詞] achieve or complete successfully
example: I have some tasks to accomplish today.
7. over 終わって過ぎて
words: [noun:形容詞] finished
example: It will be over before ten this morning.
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)
quarter
Answer:
on time
Answer:
rush hour
Answer:
distant
Answer:
travel
Answer:
accomplish
Answer:
over
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, Brenda! It’s Alexandra’s new project presentation today.
What time is it? We’re going to be late for her presentation.”
Student: “It’s a (1) quarter before seven.
Don’t worry we will be fine. We’re going to make it (2) on time.”
Tutor: “But I thought we had to be at the office by exactly 7 o’clock.
I think we’re not going to make it on time. It’s Friday and I’m pretty sure
we’ll get stuck in (3) rush hour traffic. ”
Student: “Sure we will. We are not that (4) distant from the office.
Anyway, the presentation starts at 7:30am so we have enough time
to (5) travel.”
Tutor: “I really hope so. By the way, until what time is Alexandra’s presentation today?
You know I have some tasks to (6) accomplish today.”
Student: “I guess, it’ll be (7) over before ten this morning.
There’s nothing to worry about. I’m sure you’ll meet your deadline today.”
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, Brenda! It’s Alexandra’s new project presentation today.
What time is it? We’re going to be late for her presentation.”
Student: “It’s a (1) __________ before seven.
Don’t worry we will be fine. We’re going to make it (2) __________ .”
Tutor: “But I thought we had to be at the office by exactly 7 o’clock.
I think we’re not going to make it on time. It’s Friday and I’m pretty sure we’ll get stuck in (3) __________ traffic.”
Student: “Sure we will. We are not that (4) __________ from the office.
Anyway, the presentation starts at 7:30am so we have enough time to (5) __________ .”
Tutor: “I really hope so. By the way, until what time is Alexandra’s presentation today
You know I have some tasks to (6) __________ today.”
Student: “I guess, it’ll be (7) __________ before ten this morning.
There’s nothing to worry about. I’m sure you’ll meet your deadline today.”
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)
We’re going to be late for her presentation today.
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. I report to office everyday.
b. We’re going to make it on time.
c. I don’t come to office late.
d. I ride the company bus every morning.
問2(question 2)
What time is it?
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. It’s time to leave.
b. Thanks, but no thanks.
c. It’s a quarter before seven.
d. It’s time for my favorite noontime show.
問3(question 3)
What time should we report to the office?
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. We have to be at the office at exactly 7 o’clock.
b. We should leave early.
c. It’s a busy day.
d. It’s nighttime.
問4(question 4)
By the way, until what time is Alexandra’s presentation today?
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. It’s early in the morning.
b. It’s until weekend.
c. I guess it’ll be over before ten this morning.
d. Let’s call it a day.
問5(question 5)
What time will the presentation start?
返答として正しいものは?(ANSWER)
a. The presentation starts at 7:30 am
b. Tomorrow.
c. I report to work on time.
d. I make sure that I punch in before going to my table.