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Mark Powell Se0ee@ In company Upper intermediate MACMILLAN Unit and topics 1. Business or pleasure? 4 Networking Corperate entertainment Making conversation 2 Exchanging information p19 Meetings Providing accurste Information 3 Material world pis Talking points Success & failure Ethies & investment 4 Voice and visuals p20 Presenting {Giving presentations 5 Problems on the phone 20 Desk work Customer complaints Solving problems 6 Leading meetings B90 Mootings: CChairing meetings 7 Information age 736 Taking points Information andt 8 Promoting your ideas pio Presenting Innovation Presenting new ideas 9 Rolationship- building p36 Networking First impressions Visiting a colleague's Discussing corporate entertanmert ‘Shag information to select appropriate corporate events for cients Avoiding saving ‘no! Paying 8 rexshing compliments Keeping up a conversation Doserbing attudoe to & content ef mectings Paraphrasing information Pointing out scropancios Saying complex numbers & figures Dialogue-bulcing using the language of meetings Broaleng bad nowe & wring a ropor Doinga qui on the billonaie festive Discussing what success means Discussing ethics & investment Doing a quiz on how to command attanfon ‘Ging feadback on a presentation Using visuals in a presentation Analysing the voila in presentations Ginga speech Discussing phone usage & its usefuiness Deaiing wit chaterers Complaining & dening wth complaints. Toning down farnas? 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