Business Conversation (Beginner): Explain your previous job

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. quit 辞める、辞職する
2. stressed ストレスに苦しんでいる
3. career キャリア、経歴
PART B_1
Let’s learn today’s phrases. Read the sentences below.
PART B_2
I used to work as a sales agent.
I used to deliver goods around the city.
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

We’ve been colleagues for months now.
Yes, you are correct.

Would you mind if I asked about your previous job?
No, not at all. I used to work as a nurse.

Really? Why did you quit your last job?
Too many tasks, I guess? It was not healthy. I used to change shifts from time to time.

I see. Are you still stressed?
No, not anymore. That’s why I chose to change career. I could not stand
the burden any longer.

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

We’ve been colleagues for months now.
Yes, you are correct.

Would you mind if I asked about your previous job?
No, not at all. I __________ work as a nurse.

Really? Why did you quit your last job?
Too many tasks, I guess? It was not healthy. I used to change shifts from time to time.

I see. Are you still stressed?
No, __________. That’s why I chose to change career. I could not stand
the burden __________.

PART E_1
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
PART E_2
1. A: Do you __________ work part-time?
B: No, I work full time now.
2. A: Do you still talk to your clients?
B: No, __________. I was transferred to a different department.
3. A: Why did you quit your previous job?
B: I quit my previous job because I could not put up with it __________.
4. A: You used to work as a restaurant manager, didn’t you?
B: I used to do that, but __________.
5. A: You used to work as an IT consultant, didn’t you?
B: Yes, but I already changed my career. I couldn’t stand it __________.
6. A: Where is Mr. Tanaka?
B: He does not work __________ in the company.
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 colleague and ask what his/her previous job was. Interact with him/her as much as possible. 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.