Business Conversation (Intermediate): Giving opinion to a presentation (1)

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. presentation プレゼンテーション
  The CEO will make the presentation herself.
2. convincing 説得力
  She sounded very convincing to me.
3. aspect 側面
  She felt she had looked at the problem from every aspect.
4. calculate 計算
  He must calculate the probability of failure.
5. audience 聴衆
  She reworked her speech for a younger audience.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. What was the last presentation you made about?
2. What company has a convincing TV advertisement in your country?
3. What aspect of your job do you like the most?
4. Do you calculate your work expenses for a week?
5. How do you know when your audience likes your presentation?
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

So, Emma, what are your thoughts on Stephen’s presentation?
Overall, I believe his presentation was convincing.

I also agree with that. So, which aspect of his presentation is your favorite?
I particularly enjoyed how he incorporated sounds in his presentation. However, it could have been improved by using clearer images of the buildings. What do you think so?

I’m inclined to agree. He should have calculated the number of his audience.
That’s true. I heard the pictures in the presentation were not seen by the people at the back.

I believe we can talk to him about it.
I think he has some tasks to finish today.

Yes, let’s just meet him when he’s not busy anymore.
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

So, Emma, what are your thoughts on Stephen’s presentation?
__________, I believe his presentation was convincing.

I also agree with that. So, which aspect of his presentation is your favorite?
I particularly enjoyed how he incorporated sounds in his presentation. However, ___________ by using clearer images of the buildings. What do you think so?

I’m inclined to agree. He should have calculated the number of his audience.
That’s true. I heard the pictures in the presentation were not seen by the people at the back.

I believe we can talk to him about it.
I think he has some tasks to finish today.

Yes, let’s just meet him when he’s not busy anymore.
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

What do you think of Gary’s presentation, Emma?
__________, I believe his presentation was direct and appealing.

I get what you’re saying. So, what’s your favorite part of his presentation?
I particularly enjoyed how he interacted with his audience. However, it could have __________ using figures more often. right?

You have a point there. It could have been more convincing with actual figures.
Don’t worry, I’ll talk to him about it.

Thanks. And, don’t forget to congratulate for a job well done.
I will relay the message to him!

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
Talk to your colleague about the last presentation you have seen at work. Give your opinions about it. Your tutor will 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.