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  • 1. Week 4 – Business English Professor Hayashi
  • 2. Today’s Class • attendance & homework check • review CHANGE • vocabulary • language review BREAK ORGANISATION • vocabulary • language review • useful language • CASE STUDY
  • 3. Review Subway  Underground One Way  Single Rest Room  Public Toilet Downtown  City Centre Carry-on Baggage  Hand Luggage Question #1
  • 4. Review Question #2 - Fill-in-the-blank We use _____ or _____ to talk about something we have decided to do at the time of speaking. We use _____ to talk about a fixed arrangement. We use ______ to talk about what we intend to do or have already decided to do. We use ______ to talk about a timetable or program. Will „ll PC going to PS
  • 5. Review Question #3 2 volunteers in your group role play this situation: Student A and student B have organized a study session for the Business English midterm. Student A needs to call student B and cancel with a valid reason. Suggest an alternative day.
  • 6. Page 23 Hey friends! Let‟s partner up and do exercise A, B & C! YAY FUN! Answers: Exercise A down- de- up- re- grade centralize date assess size regulate grade develop launch locate organise structure train Vocabulary
  • 7. Exercise B/C (page 23) 1.reorganised – office layout 2.restructure – company 3.relocating – operations 4.downsized – workforce 5.retrain – sales staff 6.relaunch – product 7.upgrade – computer system 8.decentralise – decision-making process 9.redevelop – car-park site 10.update – whole image 11.deregulate – industry 12.reassess - situation Vocabulary
  • 8. PAST SIMPLE (PS) • actions at a particular point in the past • eg. I entered University. PRESENT PERFECT (PP) • actions linking the present to a point in the past • I have studied at HUFS since 2006. Language Review
  • 9. Page 26 – exercise A, B EXERCISE A in 2010 – PS this week – PP recently – both since 2009 – PP yesterday – PS last year – PS yet – both ever – PP six months ago - PS Language Review EXERCISE B 1.has been/gone 2.has experienced 3.introduced 4.permitted 5.abolished 6.has recently become/recently became 7.has shown 8.declared 9.has also made 10.became 11.have appeared 12.was have 13.changed
  • 10. Vocabulary In PAIRS, work on page 37, exercise A ANSWERS: 1) Subsidiary – e 2) Factory/Plant – h 3) Call Centre – a 4) Service Centre – d 5) Headquarters – f 6) Distribution Centre – b 7) Warehouse – g 8) Outlet - c
  • 11. Language Review  Noun Combinations
  • 12. Language Review Noun Combinations  In groups of 4, complete this chart:  You can use examples from the book or your head ‘s possessive 1 noun used as an adjective phrases with ‘of’ compound words
  • 13. I noun combinations  Complete exercises B, C, D in your groups: page 39 ANSWERS: exercise B: 1. today’s meeting 2. a letter of credit 3. a business card 4. a database exercise C: 1. a five-star hotel 2. a 3 million dollar budget 3. a 20-minute presentation 4. a 200,000 dollar contract 5. a 150-year-old industrial empire exercise D: 1. business plan/objectives 2. management style/consultant 3. sales team/revenue 4. customer care/loyalty 5. company headquarters/logo 6. product line/range 7. consumer goods/awareness 8. research project/findings 9. information technology/desk 10. computer program/virus
  • 14. page 27 AND 41 In groups of 4, make up a HILARIOUS short skit using as many of the „useful language‟ expressions as you can. Keep a tally and the team with the most expressions WINS a prize! Useful Language
  • 15. Visit the facebook group page: “Business English 1 – Spring 2014” There will be “Business English Homework Questions” posted there. You should respond to a question for a homework point. Just click the „comments‟ button under the post and write your response. Have fun!