Business Conversation (Intermediate): Company’s culture

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. culture 文化、カルチャー
  The strict culture of the new company he is currently working for has made him shocked.
2. take pride in (something or someone) (何かや誰かを)誇りに思う
  The brand takes pride in offering its consumers the highest standards.
3. passionate 熱烈な、情熱的な
  He has always been passionate about leading people.
4. driven 突き動かされた、身を委ねた
  Peter was driven by determination to succeed in his acting career.
5. breather 息抜き、ひと休み
  We should take a breather from time to time to release our stress from work.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. Could you briefly describe the culture of the company/business you are working for?
2. What does your job take pride in?
3. Aside from your career, what is something that you are really passionate about?
4. How do you describe a driven employee?
5. How do you take a breather after a stressful day 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


Good morning, Ms. Andrews. Are you ready for your first day?
Yes, Mr. Murphy.


Great. So, just to give you an idea of the company’s culture … Here in Creatives Dynamic Corp., we take pride in our dynamic group of individuals
who are creative, passionate, and driven.
Sounds wonderful.

And as a breather, our staff can also enjoy company-sponsored trips and exciting events.
I love traveling and attending events!

That’s good to hear. And lastly, we give due recognition to excellent employees through salary increase.
I’ll do my best, Mr. Murphy.

Good. Now, let’s go and I’ll introduce you to the department.
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


Good morning, Ms. Andrews. Are you ready for your first day?
Yes, Mr. Murphy.


Great. So, just to give you an idea of the company’s culture … Here in Creatives Dynamic Corp., we _______________ in our dynamic group of individuals
who are creative, passionate, and driven.
Sounds wonderful.

And as a breather, our staff can also enjoy __________________ trips and exciting events.
I love traveling and attending events!

That’s good to hear. And lastly, we give due recognition to excellent employees through ____________________.
I’ll do my best, Mr. Murphy.

Good. Now, let’s go and I’ll introduce you to the department.
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, you must be Emma?
Yes. Are you the new purchasing assistant?

Indeed. Nice to meet you, I’m Ron.
Nice to meet you, too. How was your first day?

It was good but a bit overwhelming.
That’s normal in our department. Just to give you an idea of the company’s culture … Here in Creatives Dynamic Corp., we _______________ in our dynamic group of individuals
who are creative, passionate, and driven.

I see.
And as a breather, the staff can also enjoy __________________ trips and exciting events.

Sounds exciting!
The company also gives due recognition to ______________________ through salary increase.

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
Yesterday was your first day at work in a new company. Your friend asks you about the company’s culture. Your tutor will play the role of your friend.
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.