F2F Class Notes (Joe) [s]

Today we focused on:

We role played different business situations and being polite

Vocabulary

Specialized – work in a special area/field/department
My department is more specialized than others

Special – more unique than others
Tony is a very special little boy to his mother

Nice to meet you – we say this the first time we meet someone

Nice to see you – we say this after the first time we meet someone

Speaking

This part they are responsible for payment and then that part they are for receivable and turn left this part they are for reporting team. I’m a little more special. I take lead the compliance

The people sitting in this area are responsible for payments and payroll. And then the people sitting in that area are responsible for receivables. And if you turn left you will see the reporting team. I’m a little more specialized. I take lead of the company’s policy compliance department 

Grammar

Can you help me? – OK
Could you help me? – more polite

I need some help for you to give me some instructions
I need some help from you. I need you to give me some instructions
I need some help from you with the instructions
I need your help with the instructions

It’s nice to hear you too
It’s nice to hear from you too

Pronunciation

From – say the /m/ at the end

Payroll – try to say the /l/ at the end clearly

Report – if you don’t say the /t/ sound it seems like ‘rapport’

Homework

Write 3 polite questions starting with ‘could you help me with’

Next Class Focus

We can talk more about wishes and hopes