PART 1

THE LANGUAGE OF

COOLNESS
WHAT TO SAY
DURING MEETINGS

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This lesson is
about the special
language used for
meetings.

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There is a special
language for chairing and
controlling official
meetings (See Part 2).

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There are special words
for giving opinions and
for agreeing.

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There are special
words for
disagreeing.

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There is a language
of persuading.

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HOW TO COMMUNICATE
DURING MEETINGS
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NOT HOT LIKE THIS…

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… BUT COOL LIKE THIS.

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LAST VI...
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HOW TO ASK
FOR OPINION
AS COOL AS ICE CUBES

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...
1. Asking for opinions
What are your feelings on ...?
What do you think of ...?
What's your opinion of ...?
Could we hear ...
Practice.

What do you think of ... ?
What are your feelings on ... ?

Could we hear your opinion of ... ?
What's your opi...
NEXT

HOW TO GIVE
AN OPINION
AS COOLY AS ICE CUBES

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Exercise
Here are some phrases that are very
strong. Some are neutral and others are
tentative. Identify: are the phrases
...
2. Giving opinions
STRONG, NEUTRAL or TENTATIVE?

1. I'm inclined to think ...
2. I think ...
3. My opinion is ...
4. It's...
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 absolute...
Do not use strong language...

... when you
express an opinion
during formal
meetings.
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When you
express an
opinion...
... use cool
language.
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Cool
language
means...

... no show
of emotion.
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...
Cool
language
means...

... no heat.
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END SHOW

PREVIOUS S...
Cool
language
means...

... no
blood.
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END SHOW

PREVIOUS ...
Cool
language
means...

... use neutral
words.

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END SHOW
...
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'...
Practice.
I think ...

My opinion is...
It’s my feeling that ...

It’s ok to copy but...
... add your own ideas.

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Even
cooler ...

... use tentative
language.
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PR...
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 ab...
Practice.
I'm inclined to think ...

I tend to think ...
I probably believe ...

It’s ok to copy but...
... mix your own i...
NEXT

HOW TO
AGREE
AS COOLY AS ICE CUBES

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Exercise 2
Here are some phrases that are very
strong. Some are neutral and others are
tentative. Identify: are the phrase...
3. Agreeing
STRONG, NEUTRAL or TENTATIVE?

1. I completely agree with you.
2. I agree.
3. Well, yes.
4. That's right
5. I ...
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 see...
Avoid strong language...

... when you
agree during
formal
meetings.
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...
When you
agree with
something ...

... use cool
language.
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...
Cool language
means...

... use
neutral
language to
be polite.
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LAST S...
Practice.
I can agree with that ...
That’s sounds right...

I agree with the idea ...
That sounds good ...

It’s ok to cop...
Cool language
means...

... use
tentative
language to
show that you
are unsure.
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FI...
Practice.
I heard someone say that too ...
Perhaps you’re right ...
Well, yes ...
You might be right ...

It’s ok to copy ...
Cool language
means...

... use formal
language to
express
strong
agreement.
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Practice.
I completely agree with you when you say that ...
You are so correct when you...
I couldn’t agree more.
You are ...
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HOW TO
DISAGREE
AS COOLY AS ICE CUBES

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PRE...
Exercise 3
Here are some phrases that are very
strong. Some are neutral and others are
tentative. Identify: are the phrase...
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 d...
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...
Do not use strong language...

... when you
disagree during
formal meetings.
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When you
disagree with
something ...

... use cool
language.
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LAST SLI...
Cool language
means...

... use
neutral
language to
be polite.
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LAST S...
Practice.
I’m afraid I might disagree with that.
I think I might disagree with that.

I disagree with the idea...
I disagr...
Cool language
means...

... use tentative
language to
show that you
are unsure.
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FI...
Practice.
With due respect, I completely disagree.
I’m afraid that’s inaccurate.

That doesn’t seem right.
I’m sorry, but ...
Cool language
means...

... use formal
language for
strong
agreement.
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Practice.
I completely agree with you when you say that ...
You are so correct when you...
I couldn’t agree more.

Your id...
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End of PART 1

THE LANGUAGE OF

COOLNESS
HOW TO SPEAK
DURING
MEETINGS, DISCUSSIO
NS, AND CONFERENCES

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PART 2

THE LANGUAGE OF

OFFICIAL

MEETINGS
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The Language of Meetings (1)

There are various aspects
of language involved in
business meetings
conducted in English.
FI...
The Language of Meetings (2)

In this lesson, we look at
the formal language of
chairing and running an
official meeting.
...
How to open a
meeting:

“The meeting will now
come to order.”
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How to state
the agenda:

“The meeting agenda for
today includes three items.”
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FIR...
How to state the
first agenda:

“First is a presentation of
research proposals by 11
scholars from 10 countries.”
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How to state the
second agenda:

“Next is the peer assessment
of each research proposal.”
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How to state the
next agenda:

“This is followed by the
tabulation of assessment
results.”

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How to state the
next agenda:

“Next is the announcement
of the best presentations.”
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How to state the
next agenda:

“The next item on the agenda is
the time, date, and activities of
our end-course party.”
Im...
How to state the
last agenda:

“The last item on the agenda is
the public presentation of
project posters.”
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How to start an
activity:

“We will now have the
presentations of project
proposals by each scholar.”
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How to start an
activity:

“After each presentation, we
will take three minutes for peer
assessment. The next
presentation...
How to close an
activity:

“The presentations of theories
and project proposals is closed.”
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How to start an
activity:

“We will now tabulate the
results of the peer
assessments.”
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How to close an
activity:

“The tabulation of peer
assessments is closed.”
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How to start a
motion:

“The table is open for motions
about the time and date of our
end-course party.”
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How to submit a
motion:

“I move that the time and date
of our end-course party be at ...
on...”
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How to submit a
motion for the
same item:
“I move that the time and date
of our end-course party be at ...
on...”
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How to end
motions for an
item:
“I move that the motions for
time and date of our end-course
party be closed.”
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How to second a
motion:

“I second the motion.”

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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 pa...
How to start a
vote for an item:

“The table is open for voting on
the time and date of our endcourse party.”
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How to record
votes for an
item:
“Those in favor of X, please raise your
hands.”
“Those in favor of Y, please raise your
h...
How to
announce votes
for an item:
“Those in favor of X total 00.”
“Those in favor of Y total 00.”
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How to
announce a
majority vote:

“The majority vote in favor
of X total 00.”
“Carried.”
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How to
announce a tie:

“The vote in favor of X total 00.
The same number is against X.”
“The vote is a tie.”
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How to start a
second motion:

“The table is open for second
motions about the time and
date of our end-course party.”
Ima...
How to state the
next agenda:

“The next item on the agenda is
the public presentation of
project posters.”
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How to submit a
motion:

“I move that the the public
presentation of project posters
be...”
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How to second a
motion:

“I second the motion.”

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How to close a
motion for an
item:
“It has been moved and seconded
that the public presentation of
project posters be...”
...
How to end a meeting:
• The presentation of project proposals is
completed.
• The assessment of project proposals is
compl...
How to close a
meeting:

“The meeting is now
adjourned. Thank you for
your attendance.”
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More Details...
• The Language of Meetings by Malcolm Male
is available at www.jseiect.org
• Useful English Phrases for Pa...
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THE LANGUAGE OF

OFFICIAL

MEETINGS
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  1. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 8. NOT HOT LIKE THIS… Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  9. 9. … BUT COOL LIKE THIS. Image courtesy of sealyourfridge.com.au FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  10. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 20. Cool language means... ... no heat. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  21. 21. Cool language means... ... no blood. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  22. 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. 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. 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. 25. Even cooler ... ... use tentative language. Image courtesy of onlyhdwallpapers.com FIRST SLIDE LAST SLIDE END SHOW PREVIOUS SLIDE LAST VIEWED NEXT SLIDE
  26. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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
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