Business Conversation (Intermediate): Giving opinion to a presentation (2)

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. present 提示する、伝える、提出する
  You are scheduled to present your report at 15:00.
2. promote 販売促進する、宣伝する
  We will help Allen promote his books.
3. socialize 社交的に活動する、交際する
  She likes socializing with her students.
4. effectively 効果的に
  The bleach effectively removes stains on clothes.
5. least 少しでも
  The team spent the least time checking the products.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. What preparations do you do before you present something at work?
2. For you, what does teamwork promote?
3. Do you enjoy socializing outside of work?
4. Do time-tracking tools effectively record time spent on tasks?
5. What is the least effective way of prioritizing tasks?
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. Is everyone here?
Yes, Mr. Evans. I have already checked everybody’s attendance.

Thank you, Ms. Brown. Shall we proceed with the presentation?
You may start now. I will be asking questions along the way.

Our agenda for today’s presentation is how to improve teamwork. In my opinion, team-building activities improve teamwork.
Could you present reasons why?

Of course. Team-building activities promote socializing, boosting team performance, and friendly competitions.
Good reasoning.

Thank you. Such activities also strengthen team spirit and endorse celebrations. It is essential to design team-building projects to form a strong team bound by unity.
Very well said.

Some claim that technology improves teamwork. I disagree with this idea. Physical activities can effectively improve companionship because people communicate face-to-face.
Thank you for that wonderful presentation, Mr. Evans.

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. Is everyone here?
Yes, Mr. Evans. I have already checked everybody’s attendance.

Thank you, Ms. Brown. Shall we proceed with the presentation?
You may start now. I will be asking questions along the way.

Our agenda for today’s presentation is how to improve teamwork. ______________, team-building activities improve teamwork.
Could you present reasons why?

Of course. Team-building activities promote socializing, boosting team performance, and friendly competitions.
Good reasoning.

Thank you. Such activities also strengthen team spirit and endorse celebrations. ______________ design team-building projects to form a strong team bound by unity.
Very well said.

Some claim that technology improves teamwork. I ______________ this idea. Physical activities can effectively improve companionship because people communicate face-to-face.
Thank you for that wonderful presentation, Mr. Evans.

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

Good morning. Since everyone is already here, could I start now with my presentation?
Of course, Ms. Moore.

Thank you. The agenda for my presentation is how to improve work productivity. In my opinion, tracking the time spent on tasks ______________.
Could you present reasons to support that idea?

Of course. We can easily see how much time is spent if we track it. This way, our managers will know which tasks take up the most time in a day.
That is a good reason.

Thank you. We can also reflect on which tasks we need to improve. It is ______________ track time on each activity we do in a day.
Very well said.

Some say that time tracking is time-consuming. ______________ with this opinion. In fact, this activity takes up the least amount of time.
Thank you for your presentation, Ms. Moore.

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 scheduled today to discuss the importance of time management. Present your piece using the phrases you have learned today. Your tutor will pretend to be one of your colleagues participating in the discussion.
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.