First, we will check the points in this lesson. Please repeat after me.
|1.||When wrapping up a meeting, especially a meeting where important decisions are made, it’s crucial to go through each point/decision to reaffirm the action to be taken.|
|2.||Wrapping up a meeting is not the time to present new arguments or proposals. It is time to acknowledge what has been decided, and the steps that need to be taken.|
We will read aloud the dialogue below. Once we are done, we will switch roles and read aloud the dialogue again. I will check your pronunciation and intonation.
(Please send the mispronounced words and expressions to your student.)
|A:||It looks like we are prepared to move forward. We’ve decided that we must identify the weakness that led to the decline of the division.|
|A:||OK, then, let me confirm. The decisions taken here today are the following two points. First, before an acquisition, we have to conduct a SWOT analysis again. Second, we have to value our divisions more strictly, which will help us to decide whether to sell or not.|
|A:||Great. I appreciate your hard work today. Thank you.|
Now, let’s review some words and expressions from part B_2.
(Please review the mispronounced words and expressions from part B_2.)
Now, please answer the following questions. I will check if your sentences are complete and if the grammar is correct.
|1.||Why do you think it’s important to clarify points and decisions at the end of meetings?|
|2.||Has your boss ever thanked his/her employees at the end of long meetings?|
Now, let’s review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)
Let’s do a role play with the given situations.
You are the head of a division. You will make resolutions and confirm decisions made in the meeting to wrap it up.
(Your tutor will pretend to be your teammate.)
– Let me confirm…
– The decisions taken here today are…