Decision•Consultation- discussion/asking for an expert opinion•Confrontation - facing off due to conﬂict or clash of opinions•Concession - yielding to a request to end an argument•Compromise - agreeing to parts of the terms•Consensus - unanimous agreement
Vocabulary•To back (up) – to support •The team usually backs him (up).•To back up - to make a copy •IT staff need to back up the data before the close of business.
How to Be Persuasive•These phrases are useful when trying to be persuasive •Come on, •Let’s face it, •The thing is, •To be honest,
Useful Phrases•I couldn’t agree more - I totally agree•I’m not convinced - I disagree•I take/see your point•I can understand what you are saying - I can understand where you are coming from
Useful Phrases•The best of both worlds•We should just wait and see •We shouldn’t make a decision just yet•Where do you go from here? •What should we do now?
•You are all in the meeting to discuss and make a decision about the computer games shop•What are your options? List pros & cons of each •Move, expand, other alternatives you may think of •Be sure to incorporate key expressions in the discussion•What is your ﬁnal decision? Why?