Business Conversation (Intermediate): Asking instructions on how to get to an office branch

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. orientation オリエンテーション、説明会
  The company prepared some new fun activities for employee orientations.
2. locate 本拠地を置く
  My dad’s office is located in Nagoya.
3. pass 通り過ぎる、通過する
  If you pass an office supplies store, could you get some markers and white folders?
4. avenue 大通り、並木道
  We drove west along Brooklyn Avenue to get to the main office.
5. museum 美術館
  My sculptures will be displayed at the National Museum for the art expo.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. What did you do during your employee orientation?
2. Where is your office located?
3. What landmarks do you pass when going to work?
4. Could you name one avenue in your place?
5. Have you gone to a museum?
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, Emma. Do you need help?
Hello, Ron! I just received the email about the employee orientation. May I know where the Stonelock branch is?

Oh! It is located in the Pierce Star Building on Stonelock Street.
How do I get there?

You can take any bus that passes Sixth Avenue.
I see. What’s the nearest landmark?

It’s across from the National Museum.
Thanks, Ron!

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, Emma. Do you need help?
Hello, Ron! I just received the email about the employee orientation. ____________________ the Stonelock branch is?

Oh! It is located in the Pierce Star Building on Stonelock Street.
How _____________________?

You can take any bus that passes Sixth Avenue.
I see. What’s the ________________?

It’s across from the National Museum.
Thanks, Ron!

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

Is there anything I could help you with, Emma?
Hi, Ron! I need to go to the company’s other branch. May I know where the Hayton Heights branch is?

Sure, Emma! Hayton Heights is in the STB Building on Mezza Avenue.
How _____________________?

You can take the Southrail subway line and get off at Preston Station.
Oh, I see. What’s the ________________?

It’s beside Trader Joe’s grocery store.
Thanks, Ron!

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 new in your company and you need to attend a trade show at the Southern Hill branch next week. Ask a colleague where the branch is and the instructions on how to go there. Your tutor will play the role of your colleague.
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.