Business Conversation (Beginner): Talk about previous job

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. trainer トレーナー
2. solve 解決する
3. develop 発展させる
PART B_1
Let’s learn today’s phrases. Read the sentences below.
PART B_2
I was a corporate trainer.
My main task was to teach trainees how to solve customer issues.
I planned ways to develop training strategies.
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

Hello. I am Ron from IT Department. You’re Miss Emma Smith, right? The new trainer?
Yes, my name is Emma. Nice to meet you, Ron.

Nice to meet you too. Were you also a corporate trainer in your previous job?
Yes. I was a corporate trainer. But I worked for an e-commerce
company before.

I see. What kind of tasks did you handle?
My main task was to teach trainees how to solve customer issues.
I planned ways to develop training strategies too.

That sounds like an interesting job. I hope that you also enjoy working in the company, too.
Yes, it was. And I enjoy working here, too.

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

Hello. I am Ron from IT Department. You’re Miss Emma Smith, right? The new trainer?
Yes, my name is Emma. Nice to meet you, Ron.

Nice to meet you too. Were you also a corporate trainer in your previous job?
Yes. _________ corporate trainer. But I worked for an e-commerce
company before.

I see. What kind of tasks did you handle?
____________ was to teach trainees how to solve customer issues.
I ____________ ways to develop training strategies too.

That sounds like an interesting job. I hope that you also enjoy working in the company, too.
Yes, it was. And I enjoy working here, too.

PART E_1
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
PART E_2
1. A: What was your previous job?
B: _____________ a software engineer at an IT company.
2. A: What kind of tasks did you handle in your previous job?
B: ___________ was to research and design software programs.
3. A: Did you do other tasks other than your main job responsibilities?
B: Yes, I did. _________ some employee events together with my teammates.
4. A: What was your work before?
B: ___________ a front desk receptionist at a hotel.
5. A: Did you have any achievements from your previous work?
B: Yes, I had. I __________ ways to improve our sales. In that same year, they gave me an award.
6. A: What were your responsibilities as a sales manager?
B: ___________ was to lead and coach a team of salespeople. I also monitor the sales of our branch.
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
Your coworker asked you about your previous job. Answer some questions from your tutor, who will play the role of your coworker.
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.