5 Presentation – Reporting Progress

Words and Phrases
Study the following words and expressions together with their definitions with your tutor.
Then, construct your own sentences using each word/expression on the list.
obtain or develop
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call (somebody) up
call a person by phone
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done quickly and without delay
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pass (something) out
to distribute something to someone
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an interruption in a process
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Data Interpretation
Listen to your tutor as he/she reads the text.
Study and interpret the given data. Then, discuss with your tutor.
Prime company has a summary of its sales for the year 2016. You’re assigned to explain the sales improvement based on the graph below.
• introduce the general idea
• enumerate main points
• make a conclusion
Read the passage below silently. Then, discuss with your tutor.
In your discussion, talk about how you would deal with the situation.
Read the passage below silently.
The agency implemented the management plan published last month. It seemed to have a negative impact on the employees due to the following reasons: (a) lengthy documents, (b) lengthy reports, (c) weekend work, and (d) unpaid overtime. There was a decline in performance and attendance. Motivation is lacking within the workplace. How should you go about reporting the progress, and in solving the issue regarding the new management setup?
Sample Answer
Expressing Opinions
Read the text silently. Express your opinion on each statement in 4-5 sentences.
Reporting should be strategical.
I’d focus on results, not just the activities.
Progress report is informative.