Business Conversation (Intermediate): Previous work experiences

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. earn 得る
  Professor Park earned his degree psychology at Yale.
2. degree 学位
  I would like to pursue a degree in secondary education.
3. accept 受理する、入学する、採用する
  My brother got accepted to Oxford University.
4. experienced 経験のある、経験を積んだ
  Our manager is highly experienced in supervising and leading personnel.
5. employment 雇用、仕事
  She has been struggling to look for employment since the pandemic.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. Do you usually earn yourself a day off after a stressful work week?
2. If given a chance to pursue another degree, what would it be?
3. In your first work job experience, how did the employer tell you that you were accepted?
4. Aside from your expertise, in what other types of duties are you experienced?
5. How many employments have you had so far?
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

So, Emma, could you tell me about your first job?
Sure, Ron. So, after earning my degree in civil engineering, I was accepted at DIMC Design and Construction Corporation.

What about after that? Have you had any other jobs then?
Yes. I am highly experienced in project planning and cost estimating, and I got to work at the country’s top engineering firm.

That sounds impressive! How about your most recent one?
My last employment was as a project manager at MC Construction. I was responsible for planning, overseeing, and leading construction projects.

You’ve certainly come a long way to where you are now. You deserve to be in that position.
Thanks, 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

So, Emma, could you tell me about your first job?
Sure, Ron. So, after __________________________ in civil engineering, I was accepted at DIMC Design and Construction Corporation.

What about after that? Have you had any other jobs then?
Yes. I am _____________________ in project planning and cost estimating, and I got to work at the country’s top engineering firm.

That sounds impressive! How about your most recent one?
My ____________________ was as a project manager at MC Construction. I was responsible for planning, overseeing, and leading construction projects.

You’ve certainly come a long way to where you are now. You deserve to be in that position.
Thanks, 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

Hi, Ron. Are you having a great time here so far?
Yes, Emma. I love working here.

Hmm… That’s good to hear. So, could you tell me about your first work experience?
Oh, sure! So, after __________________________ in pharmacy, I was accepted at Moderna Pharmaceuticals.

What about after that? Have you had any other jobs then?
Yes. I am _____________________ in administrative and some HR duties, and I got to work at a recruitment firm for pharmacies.

Sounds impressive! How about your most recent?
My ____________________ was as a manager at Zeneca Medicines. I was responsible for managing and supervising its pharmacy technicians.

You’ve certainly come a long way to where you are now. Indeed, you’re deserving of this position.
Thanks, Emma!

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 applying for a position in a company. The HR officer asks you about your previous work experiences. Your tutor will play the HR officer’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.