Business Conversation (Intermediate): Discussing the 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. brief 手短な、簡潔な
  I had a brief talk with the team leaders this afternoon.
2. ceremony 式、儀式
  She left before the closing ceremony of the new building.
3. speech 演説
  Everyone was there to listen to the president’s speech.
4. district 地方、地域、管区
  Ginza is a Western-style shopping district located in Tokyo.
5. prospect 予想、見通し
  We must always think of every prospect of success.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. Are your meetings usually long or brief?
2. When was the last time you attended a work-related ceremony?
3. Have you ever listened to someone make a speech during a company event?
4. In what district is your office located?
5. Where do you usually talk about business prospects?
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

Shall we have a brief rundown of our schedule? Emma, please give us the details.
Okay, we are heading to Hong Kong on October 3.

Right, go on.
We are going to attend the opening ceremony of our new store where Mr. Ron will give a speech.

What time is that?
The ceremony is going to be held the next day in Sha Tin district at 4:00 p.m.

Okay.
At 8:00, we will meet with our business partners and discuss some prospects.

Is the presentation done?
All done, sir. We are also planning to visit other clients.

Great!
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

Shall we have a _________ of our schedule? Emma, please give us the details.
Okay, we are heading to Hong Kong on October 3.

Right, go on.
We are going to attend the opening ceremony of our new store where Mr. Ron will give a speech.

What time is that?
The ceremony is going to be held the next day in Sha Tin _______ at 4:00 p.m.

Okay.
At 8:00, we will meet with our business partners and discuss some _________.

Is the presentation done?
All done, sir. We are also planning to visit other clients.

Great!
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

Shall we have a brief rundown of our schedule? Emma, please give us the details.
Okay, we are heading to Los Angeles on August 3.

Right, go on.
We are going to attend the _________ of our new store where Mr. Ron will _______.

What time is that?
The ceremony is going to be held the next day in the Arts district at 4:00 p.m.

Okay.
At 6:00, we will meet with our business partners and discuss some prospects.

Good. I think that’s all settled. Thank you, Emma.
No problem, sir.

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
Your boss asked you to give a brief rundown of your company’s business trip to Saitama. Share the following details:
1. Time of arrival
2. Time and venue of meeting with business partners
Your tutor will act as the boss.

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.