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* 12. Meetings

Choose the correct term to complete the following sentences

1. The list of points to be discussed at a meeting is known as the ……a……… a) itinerary b) schedule c) agenda d) timetable
diary = object where you put your agenda.
Report (van een vergadering) / Minutes
Agenda (persoonlijk) is bigger than shcedule (is enkel bvb school)

2. The person in charge who conducts a meeting is called the …a/d………………… a) chairperson b) teller c) conductor d) president (amerikaanse versie) (ww : preside)

3. The official record of what is said at a meeting is known as the …b………… a) records b) minutes c) spec. d) articles

4. The people who attend a meeting are known as the ………c………………… a) attendants b) presenters c) participants d) partakers verschil attendants prticipants (attendant is part of the audience) 5. You should send your ……a……………… if you are unable to attend a meeting. a) apologies b) cancellation c) excuse d) comment

6. If someone wants to discuss a certain topic and have a decision at the meeting they should put forward a ………d………………… a) notice b) movement c) recommendation d) motion

7. The person putting forward a point for discussion is known as the …a……… a) proposer b) delegate c) candidate d) challenger
b= iemand die iets represents d= fight an argument
8. For some meetings, you may need a certain number of people before it can start. This number is known as the ………b………………… a) quartet (vier)b) quorum c) quote(citaat) d) choir (zingen)

9. In formal meetings, people wishing to say something will be asked to …a…… a) address the chair (het word vragen) b) speak to the seat c) present to the front d) deliver an address 10. The meeting may be ………d………………… to a later time if there is no time left or not enough information for a decision. a) delayed b) proposed c) carried forward (vervroegen) d) adjourned (de zitting wordt verdaagd)

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* 13. Conferences
Complete the sentences below, using the following words.

address| annual| attendance| biannual| capacity|
Concurrent(gelijktijdig)Concurrent ConcurrenceTo concur| delegates| finalize| Plenary(grote kamer)| programme| speakers| Syndicate (1 grote vergaderzaal+ vele kleinere)| venue| Host/ess| |

1. The people who attend a conference are called the ……delegates……………… 2. The ……venue………………………… is the place where the conference is held. 3. An …annual… conference is organised once a year while a …biannual… conference is held twice a year. 4. When organising a conference you must find conference rooms which have the necessary seating …capacity…… 5. You may need rooms of different size. A …plenary… room will be required when the whole conference meets in one room. Smaller …syndicate… discussion rooms may be needed for smaller groups of eight to ten. You will need several of these if there are …concurrent… sessions going on at the same time. 6. You will have to send out invitations to guest …speakers…, who will …address…… the conference. 7. In order to organize rooms, tables and chairs, you must first of all have an estimated …attendance… Nearer the time of the conference, you will have to …finalise… the number of people. 8. When you know who is going to be there you can write out the conference …programme………… with all the details of each session. *

14. Conferences (2)
Complete the letter to Dr Stimic by choosing the right word (a-d) for each of the gaps (1-10).

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Dear Dr Stimic
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We would like you to be the ……keynote… (1) speaker at our next international management …conference…… (2). We would like you to give a forty minute …session…… (3) on the subject of …Trends…… (4) in International Management in the twenty-first century. This will be the...
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