5 Business Phone – Making sales calls

LESSON GOAL

Let’s check our lesson goal. In this material, you will learn how to make sales calls. You will also learn new vocabulary.

PART A_1
Read aloud the vocabulary words.
PART A_2
energy efficiency ( n.)
maintenance ( n.)
appliance ( n.)
off-price ( adj.)
trademark ( n.)
PART A_3
Read aloud and complete the sentences.
PART A_4
1. The ________ application for the company’s new air-conditioning unit model was approved.
2. Our latest Haze air conditioner unit takes pride in its ________ feature, which comes with a 5-year warranty.
3. I can’t afford to buy ________ this month since I’m prioritizing my daughter’s tuition fee.
4. They need regular ________ to prevent leaks.
5. You may also purchase ________ smartphone units online.
PART A_5
Read the whole dialogue with your tutor.
Fill in the blanks with the words you just learned.
PART A_6
Tutor: Hello, I’m Morticia Doe calling from Haze Air Conditioner (1)_________ in town. I would like to speak to Mr. Gomez, please.
Student: This is Gomez speaking. How may I help you?

Tutor: Mr. Gomez, I want to offer you our new Haze air conditioner with (2)_________ _________ feature, which comes with a 5-year warranty. Could you tell me what kind of air conditioner you have in your office?
Student: We use a central and split-type air conditioning units. We are not yet scheduled to purchase any (3)_________ right now.
Tutor: I completely understand, but they need regular (4)_________ to prevent leaks. Could you please tell me if you have had your units inspected in the past six months?
Student: Maybe last year. Honestly, I can’t recall the last time we had the air conditioner checked. They seem to be working just fine.
Tutor: In that case, Mr. Gomez, I would like one of our service people to stop by so that you can take advantage of our free inspection and cleaning. Is Wednesday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. a convenient time for you?
Student: Sounds perfect! Summer is fast-approaching. I suppose we’d be available on Wednesday.
Tutor: Thank you, Mr. Gomez. I’ll have you scheduled on Wednesday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. For the complete list of our (5)_________ products, please go to haze.com. Thank you for your time. Goodbye.
Student: Alright, I’ll think about it. Thanks, too. Bye.
PART B_1
Listen to your tutor as he/she reads a passage twice.
Then, answer your tutor’s question.
PART B_2
According to the passage, how do we conduct a successful sales call?
PART B_3
Text read out by the tutor
PART B_4
PART B_5
Read the following text aloud. Then, answer your tutor’s question.
PART B_6
You called a very important company for the second time. You need to introduce new products but the client is still not available at the moment. The secretary asked you to send the product specifications via email instead.
PART B_7
How do you deal with the situation?
PART B_8

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.