Business English for Meetings Course for Non-native Speakers of English
Our Business English for Meetings Course
How to Get Your Point Across Clearly
Many foreign-born professionals worry about their mistakes and allow their insecurities to prevent them from participating in meetings fully. Such insecurities are very common and normal.
Our Business English for Meetings Course presents some strategies for overcoming language barriers to communication. increasing students’ confidence and ability to participate actively in meetings in English.
Business English for Meetings Program Objective:
- Meetings Vocabulary. Learn the words you'll need when attending or holding meetings in English
- Preparing for a Meeting. Calling a meeting, writing an agenda, allocating roles
- Opening a Meeting. Small talk, welcome, roll call/apologies, objectives
- Expressing an opinion. Opinions from the participants in a meeting are extremely important, for sometimes they may point out something that a presenter misses or present a whole new idea. Students will learn some phrases to use in order to express their opinion about what has been said in a meeting.
- Presenting an Argument, Agreeing and Disagreeing. This skill is especially important in a meeting because participants have to express their views about an issue. Students will learn phrases to use with agreement and disagreement.
- Following the Agenda. Sticking to the topic
- Closing a Meeting. Wrapping it all up
Business English for Meetings Course Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this Business Meetings English Course, students will be able to:
- Understand and use key English phrases and expressions related to meetings
- Set goals and time limits for the meeting
- Run business meetings smoothly
- Express their opinion and present arguments in discussions clearly
- Understand the key components of an effective meeting
- Keep to an agenda, and know how to refocus
- Hold or attend a meeting with success.
- Actively participate in meetings and make them more productive
Language Connections offers group and private classes with content tailored to the needs of your company.
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