Business Conversation (Intermediate): Talking to an interviewer

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. interviewer 面接官
  I am the interviewer for the company interview.
2. degree 学位
  She has a law degree.
3. position 職、ポジション
  My friend had to give up his position with the company.
4. passionate 情熱的
  The teachers are passionate and gentle.
5. sales staff 営業スタッフ、販売スタッフ
  The sales staff met the goals set by the company.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. What do you think is a good interviewer?
2. If you have to get a degree, what study would you choose?
3. Which position do you prefer, a salesperson or a project manager?
4. What are you passionate about in your work?
5. Do you have any experience as a sales staff?
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

Hello, nice to meet you.
Nice to meet you too.

I’m Ron. I will be your interviewer today.
I’m Emma. Thank you for having me today.

Can you please tell me something about yourself?
I graduated from West University with a degree in economics.

I see.
Also, I have been working as a sales staff at North Tech company for three years.

Thank you. And why did you apply for this position?
Because I am very passionate about solving clients’ problems, and I think that’s the major part of this position.

Thank you very much. I can see you are a very passionate person.
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

Hello, nice to meet you.
Nice to meet you too.

I’m Ron. I will ______________ today.
I’m Emma. Thank you for having me today.

Can you please tell me ________________?
I graduated from West University with a degree in economics.

I see.
Also, I have been working as a sales staff at North Tech company for three years.

Thank you. And why did you ____________?
Because I am very passionate about solving clients’ problems, and I think that’s the major part of this position.

Thank you very much. I can see you are a very passionate person.
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, I’m Ron. _________ your interviewer today.
Nice to meet you.

Please take a seat. First, please __________________ about your self.
I graduated from West University with a ______ in business administration studies.

That’s wonderful.
I also have a lot of experience in product management.

I see. Thank you very much. Could you tell me why ______________ for this position?
It’s because I felt my experience would make me the best candidate.

I can see you certainly are.
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
Please interview someone who has newly applied to join your team. Your tutor will play the role of the applicant.
You can also switch roles if there is time.
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.