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Title: Lesson 3: Language Used in Minutes


1
Lesson 3 Language Used in Minutes
Workplace English for Executive Officers
(Minutes-taking)
  • By Leo Yu
  • (Office OEE1014 Phone 3411-5803 email
    leoyu_at_hkbu.edu.hk)
  • 21-24 May 2002

2
Outline
Workplace English for Executive Officers
(Minutes-taking)
  • Presentation of Group 3
  • Critique by Group 4
  • Reporting Verbs
  • Action Verbs
  • Sentence Pattern
  • Tense
  • Some Expressions

3
Reporting Verbs
Workplace English for Executive Officers
(Minutes-taking)
  • Announce
  • Claim
  • Hold
  • Illustrate
  • Mention
  • Point out
  • Report
  • Say
  • Show
  • State

4
Action Verbs
Workplace English for Executive Officers
(Minutes-taking)
  • Positive
  • Accept
  • Agree
  • Attempt
  • Confirm
  • Decide
  • Plan
  • Propose
  • Resolve
  • Suggest

5
Action Verbs
Workplace English for Executive Officers
(Minutes-taking)
  • Negative
  • Deny
  • Disagree
  • Refuse
  • Reject

6
Action Verbs
Workplace English for Executive Officers
(Minutes-taking)
  • Neutral
  • Heard (e.g. oral report)
  • Noted (e.g. written report)
  • Received
  • Tabled

7
Pattern 1
Workplace English for Executive Officers
(Minutes-taking)
  • Mr A refused to adopt the proposed submitted by
    Mr B.
  • The team had decided to launch the product next
    summer.

VERB to-infinitive
8
Pattern 2
Workplace English for Executive Officers
(Minutes-taking)
  • John suggested holding the seminar in Room 123.

VERB Gerund
9
Pattern 3
Workplace English for Executive Officers
(Minutes-taking)
  • The Committee rejected the proposal.

VERB noun-phrase
10
Pattern 4
Workplace English for Executive Officers
(Minutes-taking)
  • Mr Chan agreed that the budget allocated to
    Project A should not exceed HKD35,000.
  • Jenny mentioned that there would be a new member
    joining her team on Monday.

VERB that-clause
11
Pattern 5
Workplace English for Executive Officers
(Minutes-taking)
  • Robert rejected the idea that one more clerk
    should be employed in the current academic year
    due to the tight budget.

VERB the idea/fact that
12
Tense 1
Workplace English for Executive Officers
(Minutes-taking)
  • The chairman gave a brief introduction A-1.1
  • Mary informed members that B-2
  • Mr Chan reported that the PE Department C-2.2

Past Tense (for Present Tense)
13
Tense 2
Workplace English for Executive Officers
(Minutes-taking)
  • Mr A had checked with Ian of FO B-5

Past Perfect Tense (for Present Perfect Tense)
14
Tense 3
Workplace English for Executive Officers
(Minutes-taking)
  • The seminar had been held on 29th December in
    2001

Past Perfect Tense (for Simple Past Tense)
15
Tense 4
Workplace English for Executive Officers
(Minutes-taking)
  • a special session would be held D-4
  • no spare notice boards could be made available
    E-2.3
  • colleagues should prepare for D-3a

(Past) Future Tense (for Present Future Tense)
16
Tense 5
Workplace English for Executive Officers
(Minutes-taking)
  • May?
  • Must?

Might (May) Had to (must)
17
Some Expressions (1)
Workplace English for Executive Officers
(Minutes-taking)
  • This?
  • That
  • Now?
  • Then/at that moment
  • Tomorrow?
  • The next day
  • Yesterday?
  • The day before

18
Some Expressions (2)
Workplace English for Executive Officers
(Minutes-taking)
  • Today?
  • On that day
  • Here?
  • there
  • We think?
  • They thought
  • Our concern?
  • Their concern

19
Some Expressions (3)
Workplace English for Executive Officers
(Minutes-taking)
  • The research conducted by us?
  • The research conducted by them/the team
  • I think that?
  • He thought that

20
Need
Workplace English for Executive Officers
(Minutes-taking)
  • The rooms were needed to renovate during the
    summer vacation.

The rooms needed to be renovated/ renovation
during the summer vacation
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