Archipelago Meetings teaches students in higher education everything you need to know about communication in most common business situations. Archipelage Meetings includes the Campuz Creditcard with personal access to the online book. After studying the book and its many practical assignments, you will be able to participate effectively in professional meetings.
You learn about agendas, the roles and characteristics of the chair and other participants, negotiations, minutes, procedures and processes and about the differences in how meetings may be conducted in countries like the UK and US.
Subjects include are drawing up the agenda, preparing for and participating in a meeting, chairing a meeting, negotiations, minutes, order, procedures and processes, purposes of communication and cultural differences.
The additional website contains assignments and suggested keys, a basic pronunciation course, contracted forms, weak forms and graded speech and useful phrases.
Maarten Schrevel graduated in English Language and Literature and works at the Zuyd University of Applied Sciences Faculty of Business and Communication. He was the co-author of 'HighTech English' and in the Archipelago series he also wrote 'Reading & Writing'.