Business Conversation (Beginner): A typical work day (1)

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. promotion 昇進、進級
2. workload 仕事量、作業量
3. work-life balance ワークライフバランス
PART B_1
Let’s learn today’s phrases. Read the sentences below.
PART B_2
I have meetings twice a day.
We have to check email three times a day.
PART C_1
Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.
PART C_2

Congratulations on your promotion, Emma. How was it so far?
Thanks, Ron. To be honest, I have more workload now but I love what
I’m doing.

Could you describe what your typical day is like?
I have meetings twice a day. I also monitor task progress of all my
teammates every day. How about you?

We have team meetings once or twice a week. But I contact our clients through the phone four times a day.
You also seem very busy. Just don’t forget to maintain a healthy work-life
balance.

PART D_1
Let’s read the dialogue. Read aloud, filling in the blanks as you remember the sentence you just read.
PART D_2

Congratulations on your promotion, Emma. How was it so far?
Thanks, Ron. To be honest, I have more workload now but I love what
I’m doing.

Could you describe what your typical day is like?
I have meetings _______ day. I also monitor task progress of all my
teammates every day. How about you?

We have team meetings _______ or twice a week. But I contact our clients through the phone _______ a day.
You also seem very busy. Just don’t forget to maintain a healthy work-life
balance.

PART E_1
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
PART E_2
1. A: How often do you have meetings with your teammates?
B: We have _________ twice a day.
2. A: How many times do you have to update this sheet in a day?
B: I need to update that at least once _______.
3. A: Do you often write e-mails?
B: Yes. I write e-mails ______ a day, every 9:00 AM and 1:00 PM.
4. A: Carlos seems very busy.
B: Yes. He goes on business trips _______ a month. He goes to the head office every 5th and 20th.
5. A: How often does Sarah have to call the clients?
B: She calls them ______ a week, every Thursday.
6. A: How many times do you make reports?
B: I make reports ______ a day, every morning.
PART F_1
Let’s do a roleplay. Talk with me according to the situation below, using the expressions you just learned.
PART F_2
You are talking to your office mate about your daily tasks. Describe your typical work day to your tutor who will pretend to be the office mate.
PART F_3
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.