Business Conversation (Intermediate): Leave policy

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. seek 求める、依頼する
  Seek approval from your team leader first before you leave.
2. file 届けを出す、申請する
  Have you already filed your leave?
3. keep (something) in mind ~を念頭に置く
  I’ll keep the policy in mind. Thanks for reminding me!
4. fill out 記入する
  Please fill out this application form.
5. approve 承認する
  I approve of his suggestions.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. When do you need to seek approval from your supervisor or manager?
2. How many days before the desired date must you file leave requests?
3. What is something that employees must always keep in mind?
4. Do you need to fill out a form when requesting leaves?
5. How many days does it usually take for your supervisor to approve leave requests?
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

Hi, Emma. I heard you’re planning to go on a three-day leave next month.
Yes, it’s my birth month. I’m going to celebrate it with my family in Tennoji.

I see. Make sure you seek approval from your team leader before filing.
Thanks for reminding me! By the way, should I request the leave
a day before the date?

No, you have to file the leave at least three days prior to your desired date.
I’ll keep that in mind. We have to use a form, right?

Yes. Employees must complete an online leave form for our supervisor to approve it.
Got it. Thanks for sharing the policy with me!

No problem. Enjoy your leave!
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

Hi, Emma. I heard you’re planning to go on a three-day leave next month.
Yes, it’s my birth month. I’m going to celebrate it with my family in Tennoji.

I see. Make sure you ______________ from your team leader before filing.
Thanks for reminding me! By the way, should I request the leave
a day before the date?

No, you have to file the leave at least three days ______________.
I’ll keep that in mind. We have to use a form, right?

Yes. ______________ complete an online leave form for our supervisor to approve it.
Got it. Thanks for sharing the policy with me!

No problem. Enjoy your leave!
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

Have you already filed your leave for next week?
Not yet.

Make sure you seek ______________ your supervisor before filing.
Thanks for the reminder! Is it okay to request the leave on the same day?

No, that’s not allowed. You have to ______________ at least two days prior to your desired date.
I see, then I have to file it early. Do we need to fill out a form?

Yes, employees ______________ an online leave form.
Noted on all of those. Thanks for reminding me!

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
It is a new employee’s first time filing for a leave. Share the policy with your tutor, who will pretend to be your new 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.