Business Conversation (Intermediate): Scheduling interviews

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. confirm 確かめる、確認する
  Let me confirm my schedule.
2. executive (会社の)方針を策定する、幹部の
  She has an executive position in a finance company.
3. certificate 証明書
  The certificate qualifies you to work as a dental assistant.
4. valid 正当な、妥当な、有効な
  This license is no longer valid.
5. assistant アシスタント、助手
  I’ll ask my personal assistant to deal with this.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. Do you confirm a scheduled interview by writing an email?
2. What do you think of having an executive position in your company?
3. What certificates did you show HR when you applied for your position?
4. How do you know when an ID is valid?
5. Do you sometimes need an assistant when you are having a hard time with a task?
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 calling BTX Inc. How may I help you?
Hello, I am calling to confirm that I will attend the interview for the position of executive assistant.

Oh, Ms. Emma White, right? When is your availability?
I am available on August 2 at 9:00 a.m.

This is noted. I’ll schedule your interview for this day.
Thank you so much! I look forward to meeting you.

You’re welcome. Please don’t forget to bring the documents needed, okay?
Could you tell me what those are, again?

Sure! Another copy of your resume, educational certificates, and a valid ID.
I’ll take note of that. Thanks! Goodbye.

Goodbye!
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 calling BTX Inc. How may I help you?
Hello, I am calling to __________ that I will attend the interview for the position of executive assistant.

Oh, Ms. Emma White, right? When is your availability?
__________ on August 2 at 9:00 a.m.

This is noted. I’ll schedule your interview for this day.
Thank you so much! I look forward to meeting you.

You’re welcome. Please don’t forget to bring the documents needed, okay?
Could you tell me what those are, again?

Sure! Another copy of your resume, educational certificates, and a valid ID.
I’ll take note of that. Thanks! Goodbye.

Goodbye!
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 calling Webbox Inc. How may I help you?
Hello, this is Mark Dominguez. I received an email about my initial interview.

Alright, you called to confirm your scheduled interview, right?
Yes, __________ that I will attend the interview for the position of HR staff.

Sure, when are you available?
__________ on August 13 at 9:00 a.m.

I’ll take note of that. By the way, do you know where our exact location is?
I’m sorry. I’m not that familiar.

We are located in front of the Star Building. I’ll send you a map via email. Don’t worry.
Thank you so much!

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
Call ABC company to confirm your availability for your initial interview. Please use the expressions you learned today. Your tutor will be one to answer your call.
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.