Business Conversation (Intermediate): Office facilities

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. facility 施設
  The local government established some facilities for people with disabilities.
2. well-maintained よく管理された、よく整理された
  One of our company policies is to make our workplace clean and well-maintained.
3. conducive 貢献する、(良い結果をもたらす)助けとなる
  Our new office has a more conducive atmosphere for working.
4. drop by 立ち寄る、顔を出す
  Mr. Davis will drop by the office in the afternoon to sign the documents.
5. relocate 新しい場所に移す、移転させる
  The company’s headquarters will relocate to Las Vegas.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. What is your favorite among the facilities in your office?
2. How do you keep your workstation well-maintained?
3. How does a conducive workplace look like to you?
4. Where do you usually drop by before going to work/going home?
5. Does your company have plans to relocate?
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

Hey, Emma. I heard your company moved to a new office. Where is it?
Hi, Ron. Yes, we did. Our new office is on the fifth floor of the OBD Building.

Oh, I think know that place. So, what facilities are available there?
We have some facilities there that we didn’t have in our old office. Break rooms and a sleeping area are provided for employees.

That sounds great. Your new office seems nice.
Absolutely! Our new office is well-maintained and conducive for work.

I’d love to see it sometime.
Sure! You can drop by the office when you’re free and let’s grab some coffee after.

That would be lovely.
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

Hey, Emma. I heard your company moved to a new office. Where is it?
Hi, Ron. Yes, we did. Our _____________________ fifth floor of the OBD Building.

Oh, I think know that place. So, what facilities are available there?
We have some facilities there that we didn’t have in our old office. Break rooms and a sleeping area are ________________ employees.

That sounds great. Your new office seems nice.
Absolutely! Our new office is well-maintained and _________________ for work.

I’d love to see it sometime.
Sure! You can drop by the office when you’re free and let’s grab some coffee after.

That would be lovely.
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

Emma, where’s your office located?
Our _____________________ fifth floor of the OBD Building.

Oh, that place is familiar. So, what awesome facilities do you have there?
Facilities like break rooms and a sleeping area are ________________ employees.

Sounds great. Your office seems comfortable.
Aboslutely! Our office is _________________ and conducive for work.

I’d love to visit sometime.
Sure! You can drop by the office during lunchtime.

Looking forward to it!
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
Your company relocated to a new office. Your friend wants to know more about it. Describe your new office to your tutor, who will play your friend’s role.
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.