Business Conversation (Intermediate): Job description

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. data データ、資料
  As a secretary, I often enter data into the computer.
2. analyst 分析者、アナリスト
  I’m currently working from home as a web analyst.
3. store お店
  She’s busy storing her books inside the boxes.
4. gather 集める
  The townspeople have gathered for the opening of the new city hall.
5. improvement 改善
  Our house needs improvement.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. Do you deal with a lot of data at work?
2. Does your company hire analysts?
3. Where do you store reports/documents?
4. Do you sometimes gather with your co-workers before work starts?
5. What area in your company do you think needs improvement?
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

Emma, It’s been a while. How have you been?
Hi, Ron! Everything’s well with me. I got a new job as a data analyst.

Interesting, how would describe your job?
Well, as a data analyst, I’m entrusted with the job of collecting and storing data
on sales numbers and market research.

Oh, so that’s how it is. And what do you do with the data you have gathered?
From there, we provide businesses and organizations with solutions for improvement.

In what industry are you working?
The healthcare industry.

Well, It was nice chatting with you and learning about your job. I wish you all the best.
You too, Ron.

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

Emma, It’s been a while. How have you been?
Hi, Ron! Everything’s well with me. I got a new job as a data _______.

Interesting, how would describe your job?
Well, as a data analyst, I’m entrusted with the job of collecting and storing data on sales numbers and market research.

Oh, so that’s how it is. And what do you do with the data you have _______?
From there, we provide businesses and organizations with _________________.

In what industry are you working?
The healthcare industry.

Well, It was nice chatting with you and learning about your job. I wish you all the best.
You too, Ron.

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

Hey, Emma. I heard you got a new job!
Yes, I did. I’m now a ______ analyst for a manufacturing company.

Good for you! How would you describe your job?
Hmm. Data analysts are responsible for collecting and _________ data
on sales numbers and market research.

Oh, wow. And once you’ve gathered the data, what do you do?
With the help of the data, we are able to identify the areas of improvement in an organization.

What’s the most taxing part of your job?
Hmm, probably working overtime almost every day.

Oh, I’m sorry about that.
Well, with the high salary and other benefits,
the position has its fair share of rewards.

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
Give your tutor a detailed description of your job. Listen to your tutor give her job description as well.
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.