Business Conversation (Intermediate): Functions of office equipment

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. project 事業(計画)、プロジェクト
  This new projector can project high-quality images.
2. contrast 対比、明暗差、コントラスト
  The image you printed has excellent contrast.
3. compact コンパクトな
  The projector is convenient to use because it’s compact and lightweight.
4. generate 生む、発生させる、作り出す
  Her Polaroid camera can generate pictures quickly.
5. high-resolution 高解像度
  We need a high-resolution photo for our advertisement.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. Does your company projector project images well?
2. What is the advantage of having images with high contrast?
3. What compact equipment do you have at work?
4. Can your company printer generate high-quality images?
5. How can you determine that an image is high-resolution?
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, Emma. Our new projector arrived today.
That’s nice! Could you tell me more about it?

This new DLP projector is designed to project images with higher contrast and reduced pixelation.
It does sound wonderful! We’ll be able to see the images more clearly.

That’s true, and what’s good about this is that it’s compact. It’ll be easier for us to bring it to different rooms.
Now that’s just what we need. It’s convenient to use.

I agree, but keep in mind that employees can use this for work-related tasks only.
I will definitely relay that to my team. Thanks!

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, Emma. Our new projector arrived today.
That’s nice! Could you tell me more about it?

This new DLP projector ______________ project images with higher contrast and reduced pixelation.
It does sound wonderful! We’ll be able to see the images more clearly.

That’s true, and ______________ is that it’s compact. It’ll be easier for us to bring it between different rooms.
Now that’s just what we need. It’s convenient to use.

I agree, but keep in mind that employees can use this for ______________ only.
I will definitely relay that to my team. Thanks!

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, have you seen our new laser printer?
Not yet. Could you tell me more about it?

Sure. This laster printer ______________ generate high-resolution images. It produces smaller dots when printing.
That’s awesome! That means the images will be less pixelated.

Yes, that’s right. What’s ______________ that it prints quickly unlike our old printer.
That’s handy, especially when we have to print many images.

Definitely. But employees ______________ for work-related purposes only.
Of course. We shouldn’t use it for personal means.

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 company recently purchased a new digital photocopy machine. Introduce the features of the equipment to your tutor, who 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.