Business Conversation (Beginner): Talk about your department’s work

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. casual カジュアル
2. multitasking マルチタスク
3. preserve 保存する
PART B_1
Let’s learn today’s phrases. Read the sentences below.
PART B_2
We have our department meeting every day.
We often discuss our new ideas.
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

How often do you have meetings in your department?
We have our department meeting every day.

I see. What do you usually discuss in the meetings?
We often discuss our new ideas. The meetings also serve as casual
talks among the members of the department.

Wow, that’s great! You get to know each other well in the department.
Yes. We also have different kinds of competitions from time to time.

Oh, that sounds fun! We seldom have competitions in our department due to the busy schedule.
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

How often do you have meetings in your department?
We have our department meeting ____________.

I see. What do you usually discuss in the meetings?
We _______ discuss our new ideas. The meetings also serve as casual
talks among the members of the department.

Wow, that’s great! You get to know each other well in the department.
Yes. We also have different kinds of competitions _______________.

Oh, that sounds fun! We seldom have competitions in our department due to the busy schedule.
PART E_1
Fill in the blanks and complete the conversation.
PART E_2
1. A: I am the one who picks up my younger brother from school ____________.
B: You’re really great at multitasking–juggling school works and family matters.
2. A: Kindly update me on the status of the application _______________.
B: Yes. I will inform you once the application has been reviewed.
3. A: In what store do you usually buy your groceries?
B: I ________ buy my stuff at Target.
4. A: Do you even use this art set?
B: My late grandmother gave that to me so I __________ use it to preserve its quality.
5. A: Do you walk your dog ______________?
B: Yes. It has become a habit of me to walk my dog every morning.
6. A: Please make it a habit to report your task progress _____________.
B: Yes, ma’am/sir. I’ll take note of 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
A colleague from a different department asks about your department’s work. Your tutor will play the role of that colleague.
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.