Business Conversation (Beginner): Asking for advice

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. powerful 強い、強力な
2. effective 効果的な
3. prioritize 優先順位付け
PART B_1
Let’s learn today’s phrases. Read the sentences below.
PART B_2
What should I do?
You should try to listen to your team’s ideas.
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

You look sad. What’s wrong?
What should I do? It’s my first ever job. It’s difficult for me to handle
different tasks at the same time.

First, you should try making to-do lists. It’s powerful and effective more than ever today.
That’s nice. I haven’t tried it.

Second, you should prioritize. Understandably, not everything on your to-do list needs to be done right away.
How should I that?

You should schedule so you focus on the more important tasks.
Thanks for your advice. I should try those.

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

You look sad. What’s wrong?
What __________? It’s my first ever job. It’s difficult for me to handle
different tasks at the same time.

First, you should try making to-do lists. It’s powerful and effective more than ever today.
That’s nice. I haven’t tried it.

Second, you should prioritize. Understandably, not everything on your to-do list needs to be done right away.
How should I that?

You __________ so you focus on the more important tasks.
Thanks for your advice. I __________ try those.

PART E_1
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
PART E_2
1. A: Our boss __________ see this proposal.
B: That is a good idea.
2. A: What advice can you give me?
B: You __________ be patient with our customers.
3. A: We __________ continue with the meeting even if she is not here.
B: I agree with you 100 percent.
4. A: I am late for work again.
B: You should __________.
5. A: I __________ take the train. I’ll be late for work.
B: You’re absolutely right.
6. A: I think __________ inform my manager that I can’t finish this task today.
B: You have a point there.
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
Ask for advice or tips from your colleague on how to make an effective presentation. Use the expressions you learned today. The tutor will be your colleague.
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.