Beginner Business: Workplace Conversations

WARM UP

Please answer the questions in complete sentences.

ANSWER

1. Do you always talk with your office mates?
Answer:
2. What do you usually talk about?
Answer:

CONVERSATION PRACTICE

Let’s read the dialogue. I will be Mina and you will be David. After reading it once, we’ll switch roles.

ANSWER

VOCABULARY CHECK

Let’s read each word and their meaning aloud. Please repeat after me.

ANSWER

1. on sale 特売で
[adjective: 形容詞] something available at a lower price
2. tie ネクタイ
[noun: 名詞] a long and thin piece of cloth that is worn around the neck
3. expensive 高価な
[adjective: adjective] costing a lot of money

CHECK YOUR UNDERSTANDING

Choose the correct answer based on the dialogue you read.
ANSWERS
  1. b
  2. c
  3. c

ANSWER

1. What did David buy on sale yesterday?
a. wallet
b. tie
c. shirt
2. For whom is Mina going to buy a tie?
a. David
b. Mina’s son
c. Mina’s husband
3. Where did David buy his tie?
a. at the market
b. at the supermarket
c. at the mall

SITUATION PRACTICE

Read the dialogue and fill in the blanks with the correct vocabulary words.

ANSWER