29일차. ~ 30일차. ♣ Unit 3. Leadership - LESSON 1 MENTORING A NEW EMPLOYEE [Mentorship] ~ [Professional development]
[AMANI] Now, although I've had several years of experience in the company, my role is not to give you step-by-step instructions on how to be successful.
[CARMEN] That'd be awesome! Thank you so much, Amani.
[CARMEN] I'm so glad to have you here helping me.
[CARMEN] OK, well, I have to work a lot with the, the IT team out in Taipei, and I'm really struggling with my Mandarin.
[CARMEN] so I'd really like to improve my language proficiency.
[AMANI] OK. Is there anything else you'd like to work on?
• work on something
-to try hard to improve or achieve something
: (해결·개선하기 위해) ~에 애쓰다[공들이다]
You need to work on your pronunciation a bit more.
자네는 발음에 좀 더 공을 들일[발음 연습을 좀 더 할] 필요가 있다.
‘Have you sorted out a babysitter yet?’ ‘No, but I'm working on it.’
“아기 봐 줄 사람 문제는 이미 해결했어요?” “아뇨, 하지만 애를 쓰고 있어요.”
We are working on plans for a new swimming pool.
[AMANI] OK. So it seems as though you have two issues you'd like to work on.
[AMANI] And secondly, you'd like to have more time for professional development in your field, correct?
[CARMEN] Exactly. If we can map out a path on those two issues, that would be great.
• map something ↔ out [• map out]
-to plan or arrange something in a careful or detailed way
: (세심히) ~을 계획[준비]하다
He has his career path clearly mapped out.
그는 자기 앞날[진로]에 대한 계획을 분명히 세워 놓고 있다.
She mapped out six months to write the book.
[AMANI] So, the first thing that we're going to do is set aside time for online Mandarin classes.
[AMANI] How does that sound?
[AMANI] OK. And the second thing that we're going to do is set aside time out of your work week made for professional development purposes.
[AMANI] Is that okay for you? Is that good.
[AMANI] Not a problem. See, I'm making an investment in you.
[AMANI] And I want to make sure that you advance to the next level in your career.
[AMANI] All right? So we're in this together, and I know that we can get it done.
※ Collocations for mentoring
*Collocations are words that often appear together. Here are some collocations associated with mentoring.
The company is very focused on professional development.
My role as a mentor is to help you reach your potential.
We need to map out a path to advance your career.
One area to work on is language proficiency.
We can tailor the training to meet your needs.
I'm doing everything I can (do) to reach my potential.
My role as a mentor is to help you succeed.