Business Conversation (Intermediate): Sales update

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. invest 投資する
  It is a good time to invest in a new car.
2. feedback フィードバック、意見、反響
  The Italian chef gave my dishes positive feedback.
3. increase 増加する
  Customers have increased in the last three months.
4. incredible 信じられないほど素晴らしい
  Olympic divers are just incredible!
5. forecast 予見する、予言する · 前もって計画を立てる
  She writes a fashion trend forecast for a magazine every year.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. In what activity would you like to invest more time and effort?
2. How should a person react to negative feedback at work/school?
3. Do you believe that you can increase your vocabulary by reading novels?
4. Where can you find the most incredible place in your country?
5. Do you watch the weather forecast on television?
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

Thank you for coming to our monthly sales update.
Thank you as well. You may begin your report.

As the figure shows, June, so far, has been a busy month.
That’s right.

We now have 12 potential customers who are considering to invest in our business.
Great to hear that!

Also, the feedback on our new products has been great. Online sales have increased by 9%.
That’s incredible! What’s your forecast for the mall stores?

Most of them will be opened for 30 days next month so we expect £28,800 of sales in July.
I see. That’s good then.

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

Thank you for coming to our monthly sales update.
Thank you as well. You may begin your report.

As the figure shows, June, so far, has been a busy month.
That’s right.

We now have 12 potential customers who are considering to invest in our business.
Great to hear that!

Also, the feedback on our new products has been great. Online sales have ________ .
That’s ______ ! What’s your _______ the mall stores?

Most of them will be opened for 30 days next month so we expect £28,800 of sales in July.
I see. That’s good then.

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

Thank you for coming to our weekly sales update.
Thank you as well. You may begin your report.

As the figure shows, so far, we’ve had a busy first week.
That’s right.

Unfortunately, there are no potential customers who are considering to ______ in our business.
I understand. Please go on.

The _______ our new products hasn’t been great. Online sales have decreased by 9%.
That’s bad. What’s your forecast for the mall stores?

Most of them will be opened for 30 days next month so we expect £28,800 of sales in July.
I see.

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 a sales representative. Give your boss a weekly sales update using the phrases you have learned. Your tutor will be your boss.
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.