Business Conversation (Beginner): A Typical Work Day (2)

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. touch base 連絡する
2. finish up やり終える
3. rarely めったに…しない、まれに
PART B_1
Let’s learn today’s phrases. Read the sentences below.
PART B_2
We touch base with our boss every morning.
We rarely work overtime.
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

Emma, could you tell me about your typical day at work?
Sure! Well, we touch base with our boss every morning.

What do you usually talk about in that meeting?
We talk about the tasks that we need to finish up for the day.

I see. Do you always finish the assigned tasks before the end of the day?
Yes, most of the time, so we rarely work overtime.

That’s nice to hear.
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

Emma, could you tell me about your typical day at work?
Sure! Well, we touch base with our boss __________.

What do you usually talk about in that meeting?
We talk about the tasks that we need to finish up for the day.

I see. Do you always finish the assigned tasks before the end of the day?
Yes, most of the time, so we __________ work overtime.

That’s nice to hear.
PART E_1
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
PART E_2
1. A: What is your task every afternoon?
B: I have to interview applicants __________.
2. A: I think she is shy.
B: I agree, she __________ greets everybody when she arrives.
3. A: Why is the manager talking with her?
B: She forgets to punch out at five o’clock __________ afternoon.
4. A: Do clients visit your office?
B: That __________ happens.
5. A: Do you hear complaints from your customers?
B: I don’t think so. I __________ hear complaints from them.
6. A: What is the worst thing about your job?
B: I have to check If there are new emails __________ minute.
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
Have a small talk with your friend. Ask him/her about his/her typical day at work. Use the expressions you learned today. Your tutor will be your friend.
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.