Business Conversation (Intermediate): Explaining a promotion campaign

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. brochure パンフレット、小冊子
  The brochures have been distributed to prospective clients.
2. ongoing 進行中の
  MS Supermall has an ongoing year-end sale.
3. model モデル、型
  I should get the latest laptop model for my freelance editing job.
4. discount 割引
  The seller is very generous to give me a huge discount.
5. boutique ブティック
  I bought this jewelry set at the new fashion boutique in the city.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. What brochure have you received recently?
2. Do you have ongoing projects at work right now?
3. What smartphone model do you think is the best for working individuals?
4. Do you ask for discounts when shopping in boutiques/thrift shops?
5. In what boutique do you like shopping for smart casual attire?
PART B_1
Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.
PART B_2

Hi, I’m Emma Mayers of Data Dynamics Corp. You may want to look at this brochure for our ongoing promotion campaign.
Sure. Could you tell me more about these offers?

We are currently offering great deals at low prices.
Okay. What are those products to be exact?

If you purchase our latest laptop model now, you will get a printer for free. You may also get additional discounts for bulk orders.
Sounds great. Until when I can decide?

Don’t worry. The promo runs from March 1 to September 30.
I see. Thank you very much, Emma. I’ll just contact the number in this brochure right away.

That would be lovely! Thank you so much for your time.
PART C_1
Let’s read the dialogue. Read aloud, filling in the blanks as you remember the sentence you just read.
PART C_2

Hi, I’m Emma Mayers of Data Dynamics Corp. You may want to look at this brochure for our ongoing promotions.
Sure. Could you tell me more about these offers?

We are currently offering great __________ at low ___________.
Okay. What are those products to be exact?

______________ our latest laptop model now, you will get a printer for free.
Sounds great. Until when I can decide?

Don’t worry. The ______________ from March 1 to September 30.
I see. Thank you very much, Emma. I’ll just contact the number in this brochure right away.

That would be lovely! Thank you so much for your time.
PART D_1
Let’s read the new dialogue. Read aloud, filling in the blanks with the vocabulary and expressions you learned.
PART D_2

Hi, I’m Emma Lee of Shane Clothing. You may want to look at this brochure for our ongoing promotions.
Sure. Could you tell me more about these offers?

We are currently offering great __________ at low ___________.
Okay. What are those products to be exact?

______________ our new releases now worth $1500, you will get a tote bag for free.
Sounds great. Until when would this promo last?

The ______________ from September 30 to October 30.
Alright. Thanks, Emma. I’ll make sure to drop by your boutique sometime.

That would be lovely! Thank you so much!
PART E_1
Let’s do a roleplay. Talk with me according to the situation below, using the expressions you just learned.
PART E_2
You are a sales clerk for a fashion store. One of your customers asked about your ongoing promotion. Your tutor will play the role of the customer.
PART E_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.