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  • 1. PART 1 THE LANGUAGE OF COOLNESS WHAT TO SAY DURING MEETINGS Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com Source: www.linguarama.com/ps/marketing-themed-english/the-language-of-meetings.htm FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 2. This lesson is about the special language used for meetings. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 3. There is a special language for chairing and controlling official meetings (See Part 2). Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 4. There are special words for giving opinions and for agreeing. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 5. There are special words for disagreeing. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 6. There is a language of persuading. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 7. NEXT HOW TO COMMUNICATE DURING MEETINGS Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 8. NOT HOT LIKE THIS… Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 9. … BUT COOL LIKE THIS. Image courtesy of sealyourfridge.com.au FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 10. NEXT HOW TO ASK FOR OPINION AS COOL AS ICE CUBES Image courtesy of Nur Sudaqo (freewallpaperdesktop.info) FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 11. 1. Asking for opinions What are your feelings on ...? What do you think of ...? What's your opinion of ...? Could we hear your opinion of ...? Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 12. Practice. What do you think of ... ? What are your feelings on ... ? Could we hear your opinion of ... ? What's your opinion of ... ? It’s ok to copy... ... but use your own ideas. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 13. NEXT HOW TO GIVE AN OPINION AS COOLY AS ICE CUBES Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 14. Exercise Here are some phrases that are very strong. Some are neutral and others are tentative. Identify: are the phrases STRONG NEUTRAL or TENTATIVE? FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 15. 2. Giving opinions STRONG, NEUTRAL or TENTATIVE? 1. I'm inclined to think ... 2. I think ... 3. My opinion is ... 4. It's my feeling that ... 5. I'm absolutely sure that ... 6. I tend to think ... FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 16. 2 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Answers I'm inclined to think ... I think ... My opinion is ... It's my feeling that ... I'm absolutely sure that ... I tend to think ... FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE STRONG NEUTRAL NEUTRAL NEUTRAL STRONG TENTATIVE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 17. Do not use strong language... ... when you express an opinion during formal meetings. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 18. When you express an opinion... ... use cool language. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 19. Cool language means... ... no show of emotion. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 20. Cool language means... ... no heat. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 21. Cool language means... ... no blood. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 22. Cool language means... ... use neutral words. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 23. 2 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. For Example I'm inclined to think ...  I think ... My opinion is ...  It's my feeling that ...  I'm absolutely sure that ... I tend to think ... FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE TENTATIVE NEUTRAL NEUTRAL NEUTRAL STRONG TENTATIVE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 24. Practice. I think ... My opinion is... It’s my feeling that ... It’s ok to copy but... ... add your own ideas. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 25. Even cooler ... ... use tentative language. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 26. 2 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. For example I'm inclined to think ...  I think ... My opinion is ... It's my feeling that ... I'm absolutely sure that ... I tend to think ...  FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE TENTATIVE NEUTRAL NEUTRAL NEUTRAL STRONG TENTATIVE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 27. Practice. I'm inclined to think ... I tend to think ... I probably believe ... It’s ok to copy but... ... mix your own ideas. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 28. NEXT HOW TO AGREE AS COOLY AS ICE CUBES Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 29. Exercise 2 Here are some phrases that are very strong. Some are neutral and others are tentative. Identify: are the phrases STRONG NEUTRAL or TENTATIVE? FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 30. 3. Agreeing STRONG, NEUTRAL or TENTATIVE? 1. I completely agree with you. 2. I agree. 3. Well, yes. 4. That's right 5. I couldn't agree more. 6. That seems reasonable. FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 31. 3 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Answers I completely agree with you. I agree. Well, yes. That's right I couldn't agree more. That seems reasonable. FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE STRONG NEUTRAL TENTATIVE NEUTRAL STRONG NEUTRAL LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 32. Avoid strong language... ... when you agree during formal meetings. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 33. When you agree with something ... ... use cool language. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 34. Cool language means... ... use neutral language to be polite. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 35. Practice. I can agree with that ... That’s sounds right... I agree with the idea ... That sounds good ... It’s ok to copy but... ... use your own ideas. Image courtesy of (www.semana.com) FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 36. Cool language means... ... use tentative language to show that you are unsure. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 37. Practice. I heard someone say that too ... Perhaps you’re right ... Well, yes ... You might be right ... It’s ok to copy but... ... add your own ideas. FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 38. Cool language means... ... use formal language to express strong agreement. FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 39. Practice. I completely agree with you when you say that ... You are so correct when you... I couldn’t agree more. You are very accurate. You’re perfectly right to say that ... It’s ok to copy but... ... use your own ideas. FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 40. NEXT HOW TO DISAGREE AS COOLY AS ICE CUBES Image courtesy of (www.picstopin.com) FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 41. Exercise 3 Here are some phrases that are very strong. Some are neutral and others are tentative. Identify: are the phrases STRONG NEUTRAL or TENTATIVE? FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 42. 4. Disagreeing STRONG, NEUTRAL or TENTATIVE? 1. I agree up to a point, but ... 2. I don't agree at all. 3. I'm afraid I don't entirely agree with you. 4. I totally disagree with you. 5. I disagree. 6. That's completely wrong. FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 43. 4 Answers 1. I agree up to a point, but ... 2. I don't agree at all. 3. I'm afraid I don't entirely agree with you. 4. I totally disagree with you. 5. I disagree. 6. That's completely wrong. FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE TENTATIVE STRONG TENTATIVE STRONG NEUTRAL STRONG LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 44. Do not use strong language... ... when you disagree during formal meetings. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 45. When you disagree with something ... ... use cool language. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 46. Cool language means... ... use neutral language to be polite. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 47. Practice. I’m afraid I might disagree with that. I think I might disagree with that. I disagree with the idea... I disagree... It’s ok to copy but... ... use your own ideas. FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 48. Cool language means... ... use tentative language to show that you are unsure. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 49. Practice. With due respect, I completely disagree. I’m afraid that’s inaccurate. That doesn’t seem right. I’m sorry, but I cannot agree at all. It’s ok to copy but... ... add your own ideas. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 50. Cool language means... ... use formal language for strong agreement. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 51. Practice. I completely agree with you when you say that ... You are so correct when you... I couldn’t agree more. Your idea seems accurate. You’re perfectly right to say that ... It’s ok to copy... ... but use your own ideas. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 52. TEST YOURSELF http://bit.ly/1kogwkH www.linguarama.com/ps/marketing-themed-english/thelanguage-of-meetings.htm MORE INFORMATION http://slidesha.re/1iLEzP0 http://www.slideshare.net/pietvanderlaan/the-language-ofmeetings FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 53. End of PART 1 THE LANGUAGE OF COOLNESS HOW TO SPEAK DURING MEETINGS, DISCUSSIO NS, AND CONFERENCES Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com Source: www.linguarama.com/ps/marketing-themed-english/the-language-of-meetings.htm FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 54. END OF PRESENTATION Send comments or suggestions to mr.jaime.aiu@gmail.com THANK YOU FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 55. Break? TIME LEFT 01:00 00:59 00:58 00:57 00:50 00:49 00:48 00:47 00:40 00:39 00:38 00:37 00:30 00:29 00:28 00:27 00:20 00:19 00:18 00:17 00:10 00:09 00:08 00:07 00:56 00:55 00:54 00:53 00:52 00:51 00:46 00:45 00:44 00:43 00:42 00:41 00:36 00:35 00:34 00:33 00:32 00:31 00:26 00:25 00:24 00:23 00:22 00:21 00:16 00:15 00:14 00:13 00:12 00:06 00:05 00:04 00:03 00:02 00:01 00:00 00:11 05:00 04:59 04:58 04:57 04:50 04:49 04:48 04:47 04:40 04:39 04:38 04:37 04:30 04:29 04:28 04:27 04:20 04:19 04:18 04:17 04:10 04:09 04:08 04:07 04:00 03:59 03:58 03:57 03:50 03:49 03:48 03:47 03:40 03:39 03:38 03:37 03:30 03:29 03:28 03:27 03:20 03:19 03:18 03:17 03:10 03:09 03:08 03:07 03:00 02:59 02:58 02:57 02:50 02:49 02:48 02:47 02:40 02:39 02:38 02:37 02:30 02:29 02:28 02:27 02:20 02:19 02:18 02:17 02:10 02:09 02:08 02:07 02:00 01:59 01:58 01:57 01:50 01:49 01:48 01:47 01:40 01:39 01:38 01:37 01:30 01:29 01:28 01:27 01:20 01:19 01:18 01:17 01:10 01:09 01:08 01:07 01:56 01:55 01:54 01:53 01:52 01:51 01:46 01:45 01:44 01:43 01:42 01:41 01:36 01:35 01:34 01:33 01:32 01:31 01:26 01:25 01:24 01:23 01:22 01:21 01:16 01:15 01:14 01:13 01:12 01:06 01:05 01:04 01:03 01:02 01:01 04:56 04:55 04:54 04:53 04:52 04:51 04:46 04:45 04:44 04:43 04:42 04:41 04:36 04:35 04:34 04:33 04:32 04:31 04:26 04:25 04:24 04:23 04:22 04:21 04:16 04:15 04:14 04:13 04:12 04:06 04:05 04:04 04:03 04:02 04:01 03:56 03:55 03:54 03:53 03:52 03:51 03:46 03:45 03:44 03:43 03:42 03:41 03:36 03:35 03:34 03:33 03:32 03:31 03:26 03:25 03:24 03:23 03:22 03:21 03:16 03:15 03:14 03:13 03:12 03:06 03:05 03:04 03:03 03:02 03:01 02:56 02:55 02:54 02:53 02:52 02:51 02:46 02:45 02:44 02:43 02:42 02:41 02:36 02:35 02:34 02:33 02:32 02:31 02:26 02:25 02:24 02:23 02:22 02:21 02:16 02:15 02:14 02:13 02:12 02:06 02:05 02:04 02:03 02:02 02:01 01:11 04:11 03:11 02:11 Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 56. Next lesson ... ... using language so cool that it’s almost frozen. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 57. PART 2 THE LANGUAGE OF OFFICIAL MEETINGS Source: www.linguarama.com/ps/marketing-themed-english/the-language-of-meetings.htm FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 58. The Language of Meetings (1) There are various aspects of language involved in business meetings conducted in English. FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 59. The Language of Meetings (2) In this lesson, we look at the formal language of chairing and running an official meeting. FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 60. How to open a meeting: “The meeting will now come to order.” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 61. How to state the agenda: “The meeting agenda for today includes three items.” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 62. How to state the first agenda: “First is a presentation of research proposals by 11 scholars from 10 countries.” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 63. How to state the second agenda: “Next is the peer assessment of each research proposal.” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 64. How to state the next agenda: “This is followed by the tabulation of assessment results.” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 65. How to state the next agenda: “Next is the announcement of the best presentations.” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 66. How to state the next agenda: “The next item on the agenda is the time, date, and activities of our end-course party.” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 67. How to state the last agenda: “The last item on the agenda is the public presentation of project posters.” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 68. How to start an activity: “We will now have the presentations of project proposals by each scholar.” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 69. How to start an activity: “After each presentation, we will take three minutes for peer assessment. The next presentation will follow.” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 70. How to close an activity: “The presentations of theories and project proposals is closed.” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 71. How to start an activity: “We will now tabulate the results of the peer assessments.” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 72. How to close an activity: “The tabulation of peer assessments is closed.” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 73. How to start a motion: “The table is open for motions about the time and date of our end-course party.” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 74. How to submit a motion: “I move that the time and date of our end-course party be at ... on...” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 75. How to submit a motion for the same item: “I move that the time and date of our end-course party be at ... on...” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 76. How to end motions for an item: “I move that the motions for time and date of our end-course party be closed.” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 77. How to second a motion: “I second the motion.” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 78. How to close a motion for an item: “It has been moved and seconded that the motions for time and date of our end-course party be closed.” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 79. How to start a vote for an item: “The table is open for voting on the time and date of our endcourse party.” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 80. How to record votes for an item: “Those in favor of X, please raise your hands.” “Those in favor of Y, please raise your hands.” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 81. How to announce votes for an item: “Those in favor of X total 00.” “Those in favor of Y total 00.” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 82. How to announce a majority vote: “The majority vote in favor of X total 00.” “Carried.” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 83. How to announce a tie: “The vote in favor of X total 00. The same number is against X.” “The vote is a tie.” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 84. How to start a second motion: “The table is open for second motions about the time and date of our end-course party.” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 85. How to state the next agenda: “The next item on the agenda is the public presentation of project posters.” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 86. How to submit a motion: “I move that the the public presentation of project posters be...” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 87. How to second a motion: “I second the motion.” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 88. How to close a motion for an item: “It has been moved and seconded that the public presentation of project posters be...” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 89. How to end a meeting: • The presentation of project proposals is completed. • The assessment of project proposals is completed. • The best project proposals were announced as follows: • It has been decided that the end-course party be... • It has been decided that the public presentation of public posters be ... • That completes the meeting agenda for today. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 90. How to close a meeting: “The meeting is now adjourned. Thank you for your attendance.” Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 91. More Details... • The Language of Meetings by Malcolm Male is available at www.jseiect.org • Useful English Phrases for Participating in a Business Meeting by Kenneth Beare is available at es.about.com Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  • 92. End of PART 2 THE LANGUAGE OF OFFICIAL MEETINGS Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com Source: www.linguarama.com/ps/marketing-themed-english/the-language-of-meetings.htm FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE