Business Conversation (Beginner): Compare the figures

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. effort 努力
2. cost 費用、コスト
3. keep it up がんばる、がんばり続ける
PART B_1
Let’s learn today’s phrases. Read the sentences below.
PART B_2
The number of our customers is 2 times larger than last year.
The cost is one-third of last year’s.
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

Everyone, please take a look at slide number one.
Okay, sir.

As you can see, the number of our customers is 2 times larger than last year.
That’s great!

Yes, well done everyone.
It’s a team effort!

As for our international project, the cost is one-third of last year’s. Keep it up!
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

Everyone, please take a look at slide number one.
Okay, sir.

As you can see, the ______ our customers is ________ than last year.
That’s great!

Yes, well done everyone.
It’s a team effort!

As for our international project, the cost is _______ last year’s. Keep it up!
PART E_1
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
PART E_2
1. A: The Italian restaurant is popular nowadays. The number of our customers is 3 _______ than last month.
B: I think it’s because many office workers go there for lunch now.
2. A: One-_____of New York’s small businesses may be gone this year.
B: That’s just tough.
3. A: This meeting room can fit 40 people!
B: Well, it’s 2 ______ than the one upstairs.
4. A: One-third _____ employees is working from home due to COVID-19.
B: It’s safer and more convenient.
5. A: The price of gas is 3 ______ than last week.
B: That’s why I’m going to use the car to work this week.
6. A: We should sell a bottle that is 2 _____ larger than last year for an affordable price.
B: I agree. That’s a good idea.
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 own laundry business. Compare the number of customers you have now to last year’s number with your tutor, who will act as your business partner.
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.