Submitted by Sally Trowbridge on 14 May, 2012 - 12:27
This lesson focuses on two important aspects of managing a meeting: setting up the meeting with a series of emails, and keep the meeting under control. Two other important parts of managing a meeting, introducing the meeting and closing the meeting, are covered in lessons 1 and 5.
Submitted by Sally Trowbridge on 12 May, 2012 - 09:54
For many people, negotiating is all about bargaining, the give-and-take between two sides. In this lesson students discuss bargaining in small groups, do a reading activity, focus on conditional structures and useful language then finish with a team role play.
Vokis are great for practising speaking skills with students. Creating an animated character and giving it a voice is real fun to do and breaks down the inhibitions that students often have when faced with recording themselves speaking in English.
Submitted by TE Editor on 11 October, 2006 - 13:00
There seems to be a widely held belief that English, in common with the British who speak it, is a very formal language. In my experience, English does not seem any more or less formal than other languages.