Beginner Business: Workplace Conversations

LESSON GOAL

In this material, you will practice having workplace conversations. You will also learn new vocabulary.

PART A_1

Please answer the questions in complete sentences.

PART A_2

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

PART B_1

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

PART B_2

PART C_1

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

PART C_2

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: 形容詞] costing a lot of money

PART D_1

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

PART D_2

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

PART E_1

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

PART E_2

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.