Business Conversation (Beginner): Talk about the company’s activities

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. headquarters 本部
2. located 位置
3. held 開催
PART B_1
Let’s learn today’s phrases. Read the sentences below.
PART B_2
Our headquarters is located in Japan.
Our general meetings are held once a year.
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. Could you tell me more about the company you’re working for?
Sure. Our headquarters is located in Japan.

Really? In which city?
Shinjuku. What about your company? I’m curious about your general meetings.

Our general meetings are held once a year.
Same as ours! It’s really important to attend those meetings.

I agree. We talk more about the company’s achievements and future goals and activities.
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. Could you tell me more about the company you’re working for?
Sure. Our headquarters ______________ in Japan.

Really? In which city?
Shinjuku. What about your company? I’m curious about your general meetings.

Our general meetings ______________.
Same as ours! It’s really important to attend those meetings.

I agree. We talk more about the company’s achievements and future goals and activities.
PART E_1
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
PART E_2
1. A: Where is your head office located?
B: Our head office ______________ in Osaka.
2. A: Our general meetings ______________ once every three months.
B: I see. That’s good to know.
3. A: Do you know when our supplies are delivered?
B: Our supplies ______________ in the first week of the month.
4. A: Our short morning meeting ______________ every 7:50 a.m.
B: I’ll be sure to be on time every day.
5. A: Are employee evaluations done monthly?
B: Yes, employee evaluations ______________.
6. A: ____ vacation leaves ______________ to have?
B: Yes, vacation leaves are required to have.
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 activities using passive voice with your friend. Your tutor will pretend to be your friend.
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.