Business Conversation (Intermediate): Salary offer

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. compensation 補償、賠償
  We will discuss your compensation next Friday.
2. expect 要求する、期待する、予想する
  My expected salary is $5,500.
3. tight budget 厳しい予算、限られた予算
  Sorry, I can’t come with you. I’m on a tight budget.
4. consider よく考える、熟考する
  Let’s consider all the possibilities.
5. offer 申し出、提案
  He gave me an offer I can’t refuse.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. How often should companies raise compensations?
2. If you were to work in a big company, what would be your expected salary?
3. What are your alternatives when you are on a tight budget?
4. What do you consider when applying for a position?
5. What do you look for when accepting offers during interviews?
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

Good morning, Ms. Jones.
Good morning, too, Mr. Evans. It’s a pleasure to be here again.

I’m glad you’re able to join me today. Let’s begin with the compensation.
All right, thank you.

Your expected salary was $6,000; however, the company is on a tight budget.
Oh, I see.

The salary that the company can offer is $5,500. It’s unfortunate, but we sincerely hope you can consider this offer.
Of course, I’m still willing to work in your company.

Thank you, and we’re glad to have you.
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

Good morning, Ms. Jones.
Good morning, too, Mr. Evans. It’s a pleasure to be here again.

I’m glad you’re able to join me today. Let’s begin with the compensation.
All right, thank you.

Your ______________ was $6,000; however, the company is on ______________.
Oh, I see.

_______ that the company _______ $5,500. It’s unfortunate, but we sincerely hope you can consider this offer.
Of course, I’m still willing to work in your company.

Thank you, and we’re glad to have you.
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

Good morning, Ms. Stone. I’m glad you’re able to come today.
Thank you, it’s a pleasure to be here again.

Please take a seat. Let’s discuss your compensation.
Okay.

______________ is $5,500. However, it is unfortunate that the company is _____________.
I see.

We cannot afford your expected salary, but the ______________ can offer is $5,000.
I understand. I’m willing to consider the offer and work in your company.

Thank you for understanding.
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 discussing an applicant’s compensation with him/her during his/her final interview. Explain to him/her that the company cannot afford his/her expected salary. Your tutor will pretend to be the applicant.
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.