Business Conversation (Intermediate): Details of a business trip

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. business trip 出張
  My apologies, but Mr. Jones is on a business trip.
2. estimated 推定
  The estimated number of visitors to the event is 200.
3. forward 転送する
  I will forward the details to you through email.
4. soft copy ソフトコピー
  Could you please give me a soft copy of the schedule? Thank you.
5. look into 調査する、検討する
  Please wait while I look into the details.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. Have you been on a business trip before? If so, to where, and how was it?
2. What is the estimated hour of work do you do in a week?
3. Do you often forward emails to your team or superiors?
4. Which do you prefer, hard copy or soft copy of documents?
5. What do you consider the most when looking into proposals?
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. I’m glad you could make it. Please take a seat.
Thank you.

We’ll discuss the details of our business trip. We will meet at 9:00 a.m. because we should check in at least two hours before our flight.
What will be our estimated arrival time?

Our arrival time at Noi Bai International Airport is 6:00 p.m.
Understood. Do we have a schedule for our activities?

Yes. Please refer to the detailed itinerary of our trip to Hanoi. I will be forwarding a soft copy to you via email.
Thank you, I’ll look into it once I receive it.

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. I’m glad you could make it. Please take a seat.
Thank you.

We’ll discuss the details of our business trip. We will meet at 9:00 a.m. because we should ______________ two hours before our flight.
What will be our estimated arrival time?

______________ at Noi Bai International Airport is 6:00 p.m.
Understood. Do we have a schedule for our activities?

Yes. Please ______________ the detailed itinerary of our trip to Hanoi. I will be forwarding a soft copy to you via email.
Thank you, I’ll look into it once I receive it.

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, Emma. I’m glad you could make it. Please take a seat.
Thank you.

Let’s discuss the details of our business trip. We will meet at 10:00 a.m. because we should check in ______________ three hours before our flight.
I see. What will be our estimated arrival time?

______________ at Manila International Airport is 5:00 p.m.
Noted. Do we have a schedule for our activities?

Yes. Please refer to ______________ of our trip to Manila. I will be sending you a soft copy via email.
Thank you, I’ll look into it once I receive it.

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 and a colleague will go on a business trip to Los Angeles. Please discuss the details with him/her. Your tutor will pretend to be 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.