Business Conversation (Beginner): Prepare for a conference

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. conference 会議
2. visit 訪問
3. consider よく考える、検討する
PART B_1
Let’s learn today’s phrases. Read the sentences below.
PART B_2
This meeting room is not big enough.
There are enough desks.
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 give me an update about the conference in July?
Sure, I am here at the venue. I am doing a visit.

Okay. So, what’s the update?
There are enough desks. However, this meeting room is not big enough.
I believe we should consider renting another room.

I see. I’ll discuss it with Mr. Suzuki. I’ll keep you posted.
This is noted. Let me also see the other rooms available in July.

Okay, go on.
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 give me an update about the conference in July?
Sure, I am here at the venue. I am doing an visit.

Okay. So, what’s the update?
There are __________ desks. However, this meeting room is
__________ big __________. I believe we should consider renting another room.

I see. I’ll discuss it with Mr. Suzuki. I’ll keep you posted.
This is noted. Let me also see the other rooms available in July.

Okay, go on.
PART E_1
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
PART E_2
1. A: Why should we consider looking for another speaker?
B: The number of speakers is __________ for the conference.
2. A: Have you already invited the guests to the conference?
B: Yes, I have. There is __________ food for everybody too.
3. A: The presentation is __________ clear __________.
B: I believe we should make the font bigger.
4. A: Are the speakers __________ so everybody can hear what I say?
B: Absolutely.
5. A: Do you think these business cards are __________ to share with people I meet at the event?
B: Yes, I think it will suffice.
6. A: I have seen the room. For me, it is __________ bright enough.
B: Thanks. Let me talk to our technician to adjust it.
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 an organizer of an upcoming conference in your office. You need to give an update about it to your boss. Use the expressions you learned today. Your tutor will be your boss.
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.