Are you trying to learn English? One of the best ways to learn English is by memorising phrases. Here you can find 10 useful meeting phrases in English to help you when you are in a business meeting.

We have selected ten phrases that you will either hear 👂 or say 🗣 when in a meeting.

Let’s begin learning some useful meeting phrases!

  • Thank you everyone for your time today.
  • Craig asked me to send his apologies, he is running late today.
  • Before we get started, let’s do a round of introductions…
  • What is on the agenda for this meeting?
  • Please can someone take notes?
  • Has everyone completed their actions from the last meeting?
  • To quickly summarise what we covered today…
  • Does anyone have any questions on that before we move on?
  • Is there anything else anyone would like to discuss before we wrap up?
  • Thank you all for a productive meeting, I feel like we covered a lot.

There you have it! (If you don’t know what “there you have it” means, see our expressions articles).

Now you are ready to use your basic meeting phrases in a business meeting. If you already know these phrases and would like some more help, we recommend looking through other phrases articles, mixing-and-matching phrases, and working together with private tutors.

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