Business Conversation (Intermediate): Company event invitation

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. event イベント
  The exact date of the company’s event is today.
2. celebrate 祝う
  I think I’ve got the job. Let’s celebrate.
3. anniversary 記念日
  The bank celebrates its hundredth anniversary in December.
4. appreciation 感謝、評価
  The employees murmured in appreciation.
5. sincerely 心から
  I sincerely hope that you will be successful.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. What was the last company event that you attended?
2. How do you celebrate a job promotion in Japan?
3. When is your company’s anniversary?
4. How do you show appreciation to a helpful employee?
5. How do you sincerely apologize at work?
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

Hello, Ms. Emma. We would like to invite everyone to our company’s event.
Oh, could you tell me more about it?

Sure. We have prepared this special event to celebrate Globe’s 50th anniversary.
That sounds a lot of fun!

Yes! It will be held at the Ruby Hall on August 28 at 7:00 p.m.
Who are the people going to attend the event?

The company’s top executives will attend the anniversary celebration to show their appreciation for everyone’s hard work.
I see. I’m so excited about it. Thanks!

We sincerely hope that you will be able to join us. We hope to see you on the day of the event.
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

Hello, Ms. Emma. __________ to invite everyone to our company’s event.
Oh, could you tell me more about it?

Sure. __________ this special event to celebrate Globe’s 50th anniversary.
That sounds a lot of fun!

Yes! __________ at the Ruby Hall on August 28 at 7:00 p.m.
Who are the people going to attend the event?

The company’s top executives will attend the anniversary celebration to show their appreciation for everyone’s hard work.
I see. I’m so excited about it. Thanks!

We sincerely hope that you will be able to join us. We hope to see you on the day of the event.
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

I heard that your company is having an event.
Yes! And, __________ everyone to our company’s year-end party.

Oh, really? I’d like to hear more about it.
Sure! We have prepared this __________ to celebrate our company’s achievement and everyone’s hard work.

How about the venue?
It will __________ at Ridge Park Hotel on August 16 at 8:00 p.m.

I can’t wait to attend it.
We hope that this party will provide an opportunity for all of you to get to know one another in a more relaxed setting.

Thank you!
See you!

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 CEO. Invite one of your clients to attend your company’s event. Use the expressions you learned today. Your tutor will be the client.
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.