Business Conversation (Intermediate): Talking with other attendants

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. accountant 会計士
  She’s training to be an accountant.
2. branch 支店、出張所
  I work as an IT staff at the Sapporo branch.
3. grow 育つ
  I can see that my team is working hard to grow.
4. challenge 挑戦、手ごたえのある課題、仕事
  Challenges are essential to be successful.
5. quality assurance 品質保証
  Once done, please proceed to quality assurance check.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. Have you worked as an accountant before?
2. Does the company you work for have different branches?
3. Do you see challenges as opportunities to grow?
4. What task at work did you consider as a challenge?
5. Why is quality assurance check important?
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

Hi! We work in the same company but I don’t think we’ve been introduced. I’m Ron Samuels. Nice to meet you.
I’m Emma Lee. It’s nice to meet you, too!

What do you do?
I work as an accountant at the Kyoto branch. And you?

I’m a trainer at the Tokyo branch. How long have you been working as an accountant?
I’ve been working as an accountant for a year now.

Oh, I see. How’s work so far?
There are many challenges, but I enjoy them since I see them
as opportunities to grow. What about you?

Oh, being a trainer is difficult, but seeing the trainees pass makes me feel proud of them and myself.
There’s this sense of accomplishment, right?

Indeed. Anyway, it’s a pleasure talking to you. I hope we get to communicate more!
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

Hi! We work in the same company but I don’t think ______________. I’m Ron Samuels. Nice to meet you.
I’m Emma Lee. It’s nice to meet you, too!

What do you do?
I work as ______________ at the ______________. And you?

I’m a trainer at the Tokyo branch. How long have you been working as an accountant?
______________ an accountant for a year now.

Oh, I see. How’s work so far?
There are many challenges, but I enjoy them since I see them
as opportunities to grow. What about you?

Oh, being a trainer is difficult, but seeing the trainees pass makes me feel proud of them and myself.
There’s this sense of accomplishment, right?

Indeed. Anyway, it’s a pleasure talking to you. I hope we get to communicate more!
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! Are you new? I don’t think we’ve been introduced. I’m Ron Clark.
Hi! Yes, I’m a new employee. I’m Emma Scott. Nice to meet you.

Nice to meet you, too. So Emma, what do you do?
______________ a sales staff at the Fukuoka ______________. And you?

I’m a quality assurance checker at the Shizuoka branch. How long have you been working as a sales staff?
I’ve been ______________ for seven months.

I see. How’s work so far?
Being a sales staff is difficult, but I’ve been doing my best!

That’s great to hear! I hope you’ll stay with us for a long time.
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 in a company event where employees from different branches meet. Talk with one of the employees from the Sendai branch. Your tutor will pretend to be the employee.
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.