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Good morning/afternoon, everyone.
If we are all here, let’s get started / start the meeting / start.
Welcoming and Introducing欢迎和介绍出席人员
Please join me in welcoming (name of participant)
We’re pleased to welcome (name of participant)
I’d like to extend a warm welcome to (name of participant)
It’s a pleasure to welcome (name of participant)
I’d like to introduce (name of participant)
Stating the Principal Objectives阐明会议主要议题
We’re here today to ...
I’d like to make sure that we ...
Our main aim today is to ...
I’ve called this meeting in order to ...
Giving Apologies for Someone Who is Absent对缺席者表示遗憾
I’m afraid.., (name of participant) can’t be with us today. She is in...
Unfortunately, (name of participant) ... will not be with us to day because he ...
I have received apologies for absence from (name of participant), who is in (place).
Reading the Minutes (notes) of the Last Meeting宣读上次会议记要
To begin with I’d like to quickly go through the minutes of our last meeting.
First, let’s go over the report from the last meeting, which was held on (date)
Here are the minutes from our last meeting, which was on (date)
Dealing with Recent Developments询问近期动态
Jack, can you tell us how the XYZ project is progressing?
Jack, how is the XYZ project coming along?
John, have you completed the report on the new accounting package?
Has everyone received a copy of the report on current marketing trends?
So, if there is nothing else we need to discuss, let’s move on to today’s agenda.
Shall we get down to business?
Is there any other business?
If there are no further developments, I’d like to move on to today’s topic.
Introducing the Agenda介绍议程
Have you all received a copy of the agenda?
There are X items on the agenda. First, ... second, ... third, ... lastly, ...
Shall we take the points in this order?
If you don’t mind, I’d like to go in order today.
skip item 1 and move on to item 3
I suggest we take item 2 last.
Allocating Roles (secretary, participants)分配秘书和出席者的会议角色
(name of participant) has agreed to take the minutes.
(name of participant), would you mind taking the minutes?
(name of participant) has kindly agreed to give us a report on ...
(name of participant) will lead point 1, (name of participant) point 2, and (name of participant) point 3.
(name of participant), would you mind taking notes today?
Agreeing on the Ground Rules for the Meeting (contributions, timing, decision-making, etc.)就会议程序(发言，时间，决策)达成一致
We will first hear a short report on each point first, followed by a discussion of ...
I suggest we go round the table first.
Let’s make sure we finish by ...
I’d suggest we ...
There will be five minutes for each item.
We’ll have to keep each item to 15 minutes. Otherwise we’ll never get through.
Introducing the First Item on the Agenda介绍第一项议题
So, let’s start with ...
I’d suggest we start with...
Why don’t we start with...
So, the first item on the agenda is
Pete, would you like to kick off?
Shall we start with ...
(name of participant), would you like to introduce this item?
Closing an Item结束一个议题
I think that takes care of the first item.
Shall we leave that item?
Why don’t we move on to...
If nobody has anything else to add, lets ...
Let’s move onto the next item
Now that we’ve discussed X, let’s now ...
The next item on today’s agenda is...
Now we come to the question of.
Giving Control to the Next Participant请下一位出席者发言
I’d like to hand over to (name of participant), who is going to lead the next point.
Next, (name of participant) is going to take us through ...
Now, I’d like to introduce (name of participant) who is going to ...
Before we close today’s meeting, let me just summarise the main points.
Let me quickly go over today’s main points.
To sum up, ...,.
OK, why don’t we quickly summarise what we’ve done today.
In brief, ...
Shall I go over the main points?
Right, it looks as though we’ve covered the main items.
If there are no other comments, I’d like to wrap this meeting up.
Let’s bring this to a close for today.
Is there any other business?
Suggesting and Agreeing on Time, Date and Place for the Next Meeting建议和征询下一次会议时间，日期和地点
Can we set the date for the next meeting, please?
So, the next meeting will be on ... (day), the . . . (date) of.. . (month) at ...
Let’s next meet on ... (day), the . . . (date) of.. . (month) at ... What about the following Wednesday? How is that?
Thanking Participants for Attending感谢出席人员
I’d like to thank Marianne and Jeremy for coming over from London.
Thank you all for attending.
Thanks for your participation.
Closing the Meeting宣布散会
The meeting is finished, we’;ll see each other next ...
The meeting is closed.
I declare the meeting closed.
I - Introductions (介绍)
Opening the Meeting
Welcoming and Introducing Participants
Stating the Principal Objectives of a Meeting
Giving Apologies for Someone Who is Absent
II - Reviewing Past Business (回顾过去的情况)
Reading the Minutes (notes) of the Last Meeting
Dealing with Recent Developments
III - Beginning the Meeting (开始会议)
Introducing the Agenda
Allocating Roles (secretary, participants)
Agreeing on the Ground Rules for the Meeting (contributions, timing, decision-making, etc.)
IV - Discussing Items (讨论议题)
Introducing the First Item on the Agenda
Closing an Item
Giving Control to the Next Participant
V - Finishing the Meeting (结束会议)
Suggesting and Agreeing on Time, Date and Place for the Next Meeting
Thanking Participants for Attending
Closing the Meeting