Business Conversation (Intermediate): Understanding a visitor’s profile

PART A_1
Let’s learn new vocabulary. Listen and repeat these words with your tutor.
PART A_2
1. human resources 人事
  Our human resources department is busy screening several job applicants.
2. significant 重要
  A significant change in company policy has been announced.
3. involved 関係のある、参加した
  The two teams that will be involved in this project are Jeff’s and Den’s.
4. personnel 人員
  Only authorized personnel are allowed to enter the premises.
5. assembly 集会、会合、会議
  Our company’s general assembly is held twice a year.
PART A_3
I will ask the questions. Please answer them in complete sentences.
PART A_4
1. What are some responsibilities of a human resources department?
2. How do you think would someone gain significant job experience?
3. Were you involved in any huge company projects before?
4. If you were a CEO of a company, how would you motivate/inspire your personnel?
5. What topics are usually discussed in company assemblies?
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

Hey, Emma. I heard that we will have a visitor. Adam Sanders, is that right?
Yes. Our manager informed us yesterday via email.

So where’s he from?
Mr. Sanders from Metric Blue Corp. is going to join our conference later.

How long is he going to stay here?
I think he’s going to join our team for two weeks.

I haven’t heard of him. What kind of experience does he have?
According to my research, he has significant experience in human resources.

Oh, I see. So what is he currently working on?
He is currently involved in a project with our company, which is focused on personnel development.

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

Hey, Emma. I heard that we will have a visitor. Adam Sanders, is that right?
Yes. Our manager informed us yesterday via email.

So where’s he from?
Mr. Sanders from Metric Blue Corp. is ________________ our conference later.

How long is he going to stay here?
I think he’s going to join our team for two weeks.

I haven’t heard of him. What kind of experience does he have?
According to my research, he has _____________________ in human resources.

Oh, I see. So what is he currently working on?
He is currently ______________________ with our company, which is focused on personnel development.

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

Emma, we will have a visitor later, right?
Yes. Our Ms. Kim informed us yesterday via email.

So where’s he from?
John Samuels from Dream Edits is ________________ our assembly later.

How long is he going to stay here?
I heard that he’s going to join our department for a month.

What kind of experience does he have?
According to his profile, he has _____________________ in video editing and animation.

Oh, I see. So what is he currently working on?
He is currently involved in an animated film project with __________________.

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 asks you about the visitor who will join your assembly later. Tell him/her about the visitor. Your tutor will play the role of your 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.