Business Conversation (Intermediate): Explaining the project process

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. manufacturing 製造業
  I am going to apply for a job at a food manufacturing company.
2. architect 割り当てる、あてがう
  My dad, who is an architect, designed our house.
3. site サイト
  They are building a hospital at the site near the city hall.
4. assign 敷地、用地
  We will assign tasks to each member next week.
5. target 目標
  My target sales for this month is $9,000.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. Do you work for a manufacturing company?
2. In your line of work, have you encountered an architect?
3. Have you ever visited a building site as part of your job?
4. How often do you assign tasks to other employees?
5. How do you achieve your target goals 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

As you have heard, we are going to open a new manufacturing plant in September.
Yes, I have. I heard it’s going to be a 15,000 square foot facility.

That’s right. Initiation is the first phase of our project. In this phase, our main priority is to create a project plan.
Copy that, sir.

During the execution phase, we are going to work with engineers and architects at the building site.
I see sir.

We are going to assign you as project secretary. As of now our target is to hire more workers.
You can count on me.

What comes next is the evaluation phase.
Is that the stage where we will assess the overall project?

Yes, that’s right.
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

As you have heard, we are going to open a new __________ plant in September.
Yes, I have. I heard it’s going to be a 15,000 square foot facility.

That’s right. Initiation is the first phase of our project. In this phase, our main priority is to create a project plan.
Copy that, sir.

During the execution phase, we are going to work with engineers and ________ at the building site.
I see sir.

We are going to ______ you as project secretary. As of now our target is to hire more workers.
You can count on me.

What comes next is the evaluation phase.
Is that the stage where we will assess the overall project?

Yes, that’s right.
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

As you have heard, we are going to open a new manufacturing plant in November.
Yes, I have. I heard it’s going to be a 12,000 square foot facility.

That’s right. We are assigning you to be the project officer.
Ah, I see. You can count on me sir.

Now, for the initiation phase, our __________ is to create a project plan.
Copy that, sir.

Please expect that during the execution phase, we are going to work with engineers and architects at the ________.
Right, I understand.

What comes next is the evaluation phase where we will assess the overall project.
I got that sir, thank 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 an executive of a convenience store chain and you are planning to open a new branch. Share with your project officer the following details:
1. Your main priority in the first phase
2. Who is going to be involved in the execution phase

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.