Business Conversation (Intermediate): Understanding a training handout

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. handout 資料、プリント
  The teacher gave us handouts for our upcoming museum visit.
2. training トレーニング、研修
  The new restaurant staff underwent training for three months.
3. required 必須
  All employees are required to record their working time for each task.
4. trade show 展示会、見本市
  The ongoing trade show showcases several emerging brands.
5. shift シフト
  Let’s have dinner after my shift at 7 PM.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. Do you read the handouts given to you by your company? Why or why not?
2. How long was your training period in your current/recent job?
3. In your current job, are you required to report your task progress to your manager?
4. If given a chance, would you attend a trade show? Why or why not?
5. What time does your shift end in your current job?
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. You’re the new purchasing assistant, right? My name’s Ron.
Yes. I’m Emma.

Nice to meet you, Emma.
Nice to meet you, too.

Sorry, but I came in late so I wasn’t able to get a handout. Could I ask some questions about the training instead?
Sure. What do you wanna know?

What is our job’s basic requirement?
All purchasing assistants are required to attend sales meetings.

Right! Hmm… Are we allowed to attend trade shows as well?
Employees can attend trade shows only if supervised by a senior staff member.

Alright. Is there anything we need to do at the end of our shift?
At the end of every shift, employees are expected to leave all company documents in the office.

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. You’re the new purchasing assistant, right? My name’s Ron.
Yes. I’m Emma.

Nice to meet you, Emma.
Nice to meet you, too.

Sorry, but I came in late so I wasn’t able to get a handout. Could I ask some questions about the training instead?
Sure. What do you wanna know?

What is our job’s basic requirement?
All purchasing assistants are required to attend ________________.

Right! Hmm… Are we allowed to attend trade shows as well?
Employees can attend trade shows only if _____________________ member.

Alright. Is there anything we need to do at the end of our shift?
At the end of every shift, employees are expected to leave ___________________ in the office.

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

Hi. You’re the new lifestyle writer, right? My name’s Ron.
Yes. I’m Emma.

Nice to meet you, Emma.
Nice to meet you, too.

Sorry, but I came in late so I wasn’t able to _____________. Could I ask some questions about the training instead?
Sure. What do you wanna know?

What is our job’s basic _____________?
All writers are _____________ attend weekly progress meetings.

Right! Hmm… Are we allowed to go outside in finding stories to cover?
Yes, it says here that writers can cover stories outside the office as long as it is done by batch.

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
A colleague came in late to your first day of training. Discuss to him/her the basic requirements for your job as sales assistants, according to your handout. Your tutor will play the role of the colleague.
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.