Business Conversation (Beginner): Talk about company’s history

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. history 歴史
2. partner 仲間、協力者、共同経営者
3. global グローバル
PART B_1
Let’s learn today’s phrases. Read the sentences below.
PART B_2
Livingston Corporation started out as a clothing store for women.
After twenty years in the business, the company partnered with Morgan International.
It started going global in 1996.
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

Hi, Emma. Would you like to know about the company’s history?
I would be happy to!

Well, Livingston Corporation started out as a clothing store for women.
Oh, is that so?

Yes, and after twenty years in the business, the company partnered with Morgan International.
When did it become global?

It started going global in 1996.
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

Hi, Emma. Would you like to know about the company’s history?
I would be happy to!

Well, Livingston Corporation _______out as a clothing store for women.
Oh, is that so?

Yes, and after twenty years in the business, the company________with Morgan International.
When______it become global?

It started going global in 1996.
PART E_1
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
PART E_2
1. A: When did you start working at the office?
B: I _______ last week.
2. A: What did you have for lunch?
B: I ____ salmon for lunch.
3. A: They all _____ the peach tea I made.
B: That’s good. I hope they enjoyed it.
4. A: She ____ all her tasks before the deadline.
B: Good for her!
5. A: What did you find last week?
B: I _____ some old files in the cabinet.
6. A: My coworkers _____ me a cute birthday card.
B: Really? Let me see it, please!
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
Talk about your company’s history. Tell your tutor how it started and when it expanded.
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.