Business Conversation (Intermediate): Sick leave

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. inform 情報を与える、知らせる
  Please inform us of your decision and we will act accordingly.
2. unable ~できない
  She was unable to find employment.
3. report 報告
  She didn’t report to work yesterday.
4. fever 発熱
  If you have a fever, you should drink plenty of fluid.
5. get in touch 連絡を取る
  I got his phone number in case I need to get in touch with him.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. Who do you need to inform when you have to be absent from work?
2. When was the last time you were unable to go to work?
3. What time do you report to work?
4. Have you had a fever these past few days?
5. Do you get in touch with your ex-colleagues?
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 ICT Inc. This is Ron. How may I help you?
Good morning, Ron. It’s Emma Watson. I’m calling to inform you that I will be unable to report to work due to a high fever.

Oh, Emma. What happened?
I believe it is due to fatigue. I just got in touch with my doctor. I’ve been advised to take a day of bed rest.

Sure. I’ll inform your team leader about it.
Thanks! By the way, Ms. Katy will be covering my workload while I’m away.

Okay. I’ll relay your message right away.
Thank you! See you again on Monday.

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 ICT Inc. This is Ron. How may I help you?
Good morning, Ron. It’s Emma Watson. I’m calling to inform you that I will be __________ due to a high fever.

Oh, Emma. What happened?
I believe it is due to fatigue. I just got in touch with my doctor. __________ to take a day of bed rest.

Sure. I’ll inform your team leader about it.
Thanks! By the way, Ms. Katy __________ my workload while I’m away.

Okay. I’ll relay your message right away.
Thank you! See you again on Monday.

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

Hello, Emma. Do you have any idea where William is?
He’s not here. He will __________ to work due to a severe stomach ache.

What went wrong? Everybody appears to be catching a cold.
He said that he ate something he shouldn’t have.

Do you have any idea when he’ll be back?
__________ to take three days of bed rest by his doctor. He said that he would be back on Monday.

Who is responsible for his tasks for the entire week?
Mr. Cruz will be covering his workload while he’s away.

I hope he recovers quickly.
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
Talk to your manager. Tell him/her that you will not be able to report to work today. Tell him/her the reasons. Your tutor will be your manager.
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.