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Formal vocabulary for business meetings

Formal vocabulary to use in a meeting Hello there. Do you want to sound more formal in your next business meeting? Do you get confused knowing when you need to use more formal expressions? Do you often wonder what type of expressions you should use and how to and when to use them?  ​ Firstly, If you have […]

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Making suggestions and proposals in a meeting

Making Suggestions and Proposals in Business Meetings ​Welcome back to the Art of Business English, where we are looking in detail at meetings and how you can better performance and participate.   If you have just joined us then I encourage you to go back and review our previous episodes on this topic.   Today, I have some more very […]

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Asking questions and showing interest in a meeting

Asking questions and showing interest in a meeting If you have been listening to the podcast for the past couple of weeks you will know that we are working on improving our confidence in meetings and our ability to actively participate in meetings. Once you have opened the meeting and given your first opinion on a […]

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Expressions for giving an opinion in meetings

Expressions for giving an opinion in meetings Participating in a meeting can seem like a pretty scary thing to do, especially if you are not a native English speaker. Sometimes you are asked to give your opinion on a range of topics, and this can cause some people to freeze, mumble or speak quickly making no […]

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Formal and informal expressions for opening a meeting

​Formal and Informal Expressions for Opening a Meeting If you are new to running meetings or if you are looking for some more expressions to help you better open a meeting in English, then today I have got you covered. ​ Running a meeting can be difficult, especially so if English is not your native language. If you […]

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Effectively preparing a meeting part 2

​​Effectively preparing a meeting part 2​​In this week’s episode, I build upon the previous episode and give some additional tips on how to effectively plan for a meeting based on the feedback from episode 92. If you would like to get the most out of your meetings then you don’t want to miss both episodes […]

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How to effectively plan your next business meeting

​How to plan for an effective meeting.​This week I am joined by my brother-in-law in Barcelona where we discuss how to plan for an effective meeting with external key stakeholders. If you need to participate in important meetings with external clients, suppliers, government officials or regulators, then you won’t want to miss this episode.If you would […]

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091 Ten Phrasal Verbs for Talking about Negative Business Situations

Ten Phrasal Verbs for Talking About Negative Business SituationsHey, welcome back to The Art of Business English, this week we have an extension of last week’s episode where we looked at high impact phrasal verbs. This week we are continuing with the theme where we will be looking at ten phrasal verbs which we can […]

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090 Ten high impact phrasal verbs for business

Ten high impact phrasal verbs for businessHello once again to The Art of Business English. This week I have a short but very useful episode for you. Today we are going to be looking at ten high impact phrasal verbs that you can start using in your next business meeting. These ten phrasal verbs are […]

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089 How we use indirect questions

How we use indirect questions Hey there, welcome again to another useful episode of The Art of Business English. Thanks for joining me. Have you ever heard of indirect questions? They may be familiar to you or they may be a complete mystery. Let me give you an example, “I was wondering what time it is.” […]

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