Description: Review principles of effective meetings and negotiations; review common chunks in these fields; prepare and participate in a business simulation.
Title of ER: Meeting and Negotiation Simulation
Target audience: all college level students
General goals/objectives: speaking (business English)
- Practice using common meeting and negotiation language in a structured simulation
Materials needed for activity: (check the following)
X internet access _ projector _ speakers _ printout X BYOD (Bring Your Own Device - smartphone, tablet)
Time: 5 academic hours
Overview: Review principles of preparing for and running effective meetings and negotiations; review common chunks in these fields; prepare and participate in a business simulation.
Introduce the elements and language of an effective meeting and work through the exercises.
Introduce the elements of an effective negotiation and work through the exercises.
In groups of six, have students plan and video this simulation.
|Production / Speaking||Overall spoken production||Can give clear, detailed descriptions and presentations on a wide range subjects related to his/her field of interest, expanding and supporting ideas with subsidiary points and relevant examples (B2)|
|Production / Speaking||Sustained monologue presenting a case (e.g., in a debate)||Can develop a clear argument, expanding and supporting his/her points of view at some length with subsidiary points and relevant examples (B1+)|
|Interaction / Spoken||Information exchange||Can exchange, check and confirm accumulated factual information on familiar routine and non-routine matters in his/her field with some confidence (B1+)|
|Interaction / Spoken||Information exchange||Can summarize and give his/her own opinion about a topic in his/her own field with some confidence (adapted B1+)|