Business Conversation (Intermediate): Explaining department functions

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. belong to (someone/something) 属する
  Mika belongs to the Creatives Department.
2. handle 担当する、対処する
  She handles video editing and animation tasks.
3. recruitment 求人、採用
  The company expands its recruitment process by using social media platforms.
4. timekeeping タイムキーピング
  No employer should tolerate poor timekeeping and absenteeism.
5. salary 給料
  Half of my salary is allotted on my bills.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. What department do you belong to in your office?
2. What tasks do you mainly handle at work?
3. What platform/s does your company use for recruitment?
4. How does your company record/monitor employees’ timekeeping?
5. Do you always double-check the salary you receive every payday?
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, are you new here?
Yes, I am.

What department do you belong to?
I work for the Accounting Department. I’m Emma.

Hello, Emma. My name’s Ron, and I’m in the Human Resources Department. Nice to meet you.
Nice to meet you too, Ron. What do you do in your department?

The HR Department handles recruitment, timekeeping, and salaries.
I see. I think we will work together here in the office.

Certainly. During the employee orientation, Miss Jessa explained that the HR Department works closely with the Accounting Department.
Great! I’ll see you around then.

See you!
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, are you new here?
Yes, I am.

What department do you belong to?
I work for the Accounting Department. I’m Emma.

Hello, Emma. My name’s Ron, and I’m in the Human Resources Department. Nice to meet you.
Nice to meet you too, Ron. What do you do in your department?

The HR Department handles ____________, timekeeping, and ______________.
I see. I think we will work together here in the office.

Certainly. During the employee orientation, Miss Jessa explained that the HR Department _________________ with the Accounting Department.
Great! I’ll see you around then.

See you!
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’re Emma, right?
Yes, I am. Are you also new here?

Not really. I got here last month. Nice to meet you. So, what department do you work for?
Nice to meet you, too. I work for the Design Department. How about you?

_____________ Editorial Department.
What do you do in your department?

The _________________________ the duties necessary to acquire and edit our books, seeing them through to publication.
I see. I think we will work together here in the office.

Certainly. The Design ____________________________ with the Editorial Department.
Great! I’ll see you around then.

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 part of the new batch of employees for the Human Resources Department. A coworker from the Accounting Department approaches you and asks about your department. Your tutor will play the role of the coworker.
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.