Business Conversation (Intermediate): Late for work

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. unexpected 予期せぬ、思いがけない
  The change in the organizational structure was a bit unexpected.
2. emergency 緊急事態、非常事態
  I had to take a leave yesterday due to an emergency.
3. advise 通知する、報告する
  I already advised Mr. Stevens about my vacation leave next month.
4. immediately すぐに、早急に
  Please prioritize this task and send it to me immediately once you are done.
5. errand お使い、用事
  My sister asked me to clean her room and run some errands in exchange for a concert ticket.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. Do you usually handle sudden/unexpected tasks at work?
2. To whom do you report when you are going to be late or absent due to emergencies?
3. Do you advise your immediate heads in advance when taking a day off?
4. During your first month at your job, have you learned the work process immediately?
5. What errands do you usually do during weekends?
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, where are you? Are you coming to the office today?
Hey, Ron. I’m so sorry but it looks like I’m going to be late this morning.

Oh, okay. What’s up?
Something unexpected came up. I had to handle an emergency at home.

Is everything okay?
Yes, Ron. Could you inform our team leader as well? I’ll be coming in at 10:30 AM.

Sure, Emma. I’ll tell her immediately.
Thanks, Ron.

No worries. Take care!
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, where are you? Are you coming to the office today?
Hey, Ron. I’m so sorry but it looks like ___________________ this morning.

Oh, okay. What’s up?
_____________________ came up. I had to handle an emergency at home.

Is everything okay?
Yes, Ron. Could you inform our team leader as well? ___________________ at 10:30 AM.

Sure, Emma. I’ll tell her immediately.
Thanks, Ron.

No worries. Take care!
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, where are you? Are you coming to the office today?
I’m so sorry but it looks like ___________________ this morning.

What’s up?
_____________________ came up. I had to run some important errands.

Oh, I see.
Could you advise Ms. Kim as well? ___________________ at 10:00 AM.

Sure, I’ll tell her immediately.
Thank you.

No worries. Take care!
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 going to be late today for work due to some important errands. Call one of your closest colleagues and inform him/her about it. Ask him to advise your team leader as well. Your tutor will play the role of 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.