Business Conversation (Intermediate): Starting an event

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. welcome ようこそ
  Everyone, please welcome our guest for this evening, Mr. Evans.
2. on behalf of …に代わって、…の代理として
  On behalf of the whole department, I apologize for the trouble this may have caused.
3. victory party 祝勝パーティー
  Our victory party for winning the competition will be rescheduled.
4. guest ゲスト
  Please confirm the availability of our guests for tomorrow’s event.
5. privilege 特権、栄誉
  I had the privilege of representing the company during the recent summit.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. How do you welcome new employees at your job?
2. When your manager/team leader is not around, do you take initiative in leading your team on behalf of him/her?
3. When was the last time your company held a victory party?
4. Does your company usually invite guests during events?
5. What are some privileges of being a freelance worker?
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 evening, everyone. Let’s welcome our Vice President, Mr. Stevens.
Thank you, Emma. Good evening. Is everybody having a great time tonight?

Yes!
That’s good to hear. On behalf of our CEO, James Pitt, I’d like to thank everyone for coming to our victory party.

Thank you as well, sir.
Allow me to welcome our guests from Wild Thunder Corp., Mr. John Swift, Ms. Cassey Mayers, and Mr. David Peterson.

Welcome!
It is my privilege to announce that we won the bid for the QAT project.

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 evening, everyone. Let’s welcome our vice president, Mr. Stevens.
Thank you, Emma. Good evening. Is everybody having a great time tonight?

Yes!
That’s good to hear. On _______________ our CEO, James Pitt, I’d like to thank everyone for coming to our victory party.

Thank you as well, sir.
Allow _____________________ our guests from Wild Thunder Corp., Mr. John Swift, Ms. Cassey Mayers, and Mr. David Peterson.

Welcome!
It is ________________ to announce that we won the bid for the QAT project.

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 evening, everyone. Let’s welcome our operations manager, Mr. Stevens.
Thank you, Ms. Stone. Good evening. Is everyone having a great time this evening?

Yes, sir!
That’s good to hear. On _______________ our president, Peter Mars, I’d like to thank everyone for coming to our victory party.

It’s our pleasure, sir.
Allow _____________________ our guests from Blue Bolt Corp., Mr. John Swift, Ms. Cassey Mayers, and Mr. David Peterson.

Welcome!
It is ________________ to announce that we won the bid for the SAD project.

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
It is your company’s victory party for winning a project bidding. The host asked you to give some opening remarks on behalf of your CEO. Your tutor will play the host’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.