Business Conversation (Beginner): Talk about work with your old friend

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. problem 問題
2. daily 日々
3. burdensome 負担となる、わずらわしい
PART B_1
Let’s learn today’s phrases. Read the sentences below.
PART B_2
Your work sounds interesting.
That seems very tough.
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. Long time no see! I heard you quit your previous job. So, what do you do now?
Yeah, I resigned a month ago. Right now, I work as a computer technician
at Chicago Co.

That seems very tough. What kinds of problems do you have to deal with daily?
Yes! Oh, and there are always plenty of minor system flaws.

Thank you for all of the details. Your work sounds interesting.
I just have to make sure that everything is in good working order. Yes,
it’s interesting, but it’s also burdensome!

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. Long time no see! I heard you quit your previous job. So, what do you do now?
Yeah, I resigned a month ago. Right now, I work as a computer technician
at Chicago Co.

That __________ very tough. What kinds of problems do you have to deal with daily?
Yes! Oh, and there are always plenty of minor system flaws.

Thank you for all of the details. Your work __________ interesting.
I just have to make sure that everything is in good working order. Yes,
it’s interesting, but it’s also burdensome!

PART E_1
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
PART E_2
1. A: Some of his ideas __________ extreme. Do you agree?
B: Certainly!
2. A: I like how they presented it.
B: Yes! They __________ to know what they’re doing.
3. A: What is wrong?
B: These files __________ a bit outdated.
4. A: She __________ very nervous.
B: I was just going to say that.
5. A: His proposal _________ convincing.
B: Yes, If I were to decide, I would say yes!
6. A: We are going to have team building this weekend.
B: That __________ like a lot of fun.
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 an old friend. Talk about your current jobs. Your tutor will be your old 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.