Business Conversation (Intermediate): Giving opinion to a new idea

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. resource 資源、リソース
  As citizens, we need to save our city’s resources.
2. strategy 戦略
  The basketball players listened intently to their coach’s strategy.
3. simply 単に
  Failure is simply the chance to start again.
4. contest コンテスト
  Everyone congratulated him for winning the spelling bee contest.
5. brilliant 素晴らしい、見事な
  My sister is a brilliant student and athlete.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. Do you believe that employees are a company’s most important resource?
2. At work, do you find strategy planning exciting or boring?
3. When was the last time you were simply proud of yourself for finishing a task?
4. Does your company hold contests during special occasions?
5. How can a person become a brilliant employee?
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

Okay. So we’re releasing our second batch of kitchen tools next month. Let’s brainstorm on marketing ideas.
We can hold an online workshop.

Like a virtual cooking class? Yeah, we could simply make use of our resources.
That’s exactly what I was thinking.

It’s a low-cost strategy that could highlight our products well.
You’re right.

However, there are already a lot of cooking videos on social media.
I agree. We’ll just have to reinvent our workshops.

Well, we can also hold a contest during the live cooking class!
That’s brilliant!

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

Okay. So we’re releasing our second batch of kitchen tools next month. Let’s brainstorm on marketing ideas.
We can hold an online workshop.

Like a virtual cooking class? Yeah, we could ____________ of our resources.
That’s exactly what I was thinking.

It’s a low-cost ________ that could highlight our products well.
You’re right.

However, there are already a lot of cooking videos on social media.
I agree. We’ll just have to reinvent our workshops.

Well, we can also hold a ________ during the live cooking class!
That’s brilliant!

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

Okay. So we’re releasing our second batch of beauty products next month. Let’s brainstorm on marketing ideas.
We can hold an online workshop.

Like a virtual makeup class? Yeah, we could simply make use of _________.
That’s exactly what I was thinking.

It’s a low-cost strategy that could highlight our products well.
You’re right.

However, there are already a lot of makeup videos on social media.
I agree. We’ll just have to reinvent our workshops.

Well, we can also hold a contest during the live makeup class!
That’s _________ !

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 everyone to brainstorm names for the company’s latest car model. Your co-worker pitched the name ‘Axel 3000’. Share your opinion on the name. Your tutor will act as your co-worker.
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.