Words and expressions in English for business meetings


Some words and expressions in English which you can use in your public speaking (presentations, negotiations, telephone calls.)

NB: vocabulary will have to be adapted for each subject/theme and whether it is remote or face-to-face.


Good morning, good afternoon, good evening. Thank you for your presence today. My name is X. I’m a Management Consultant at X. The subject of the meeting today is to discuss X

I am calling concerning the X contract.

Today, we are all present to discuss the X contract.

Today, I would like to share with you the latest update on…

To start with, ….

I would like to share with you,

I would like to emphasise,


The following points show/demonstrate/need further clarification/need approval…

The company’s market share has grown by..

Our principal threats/opportunities are...

Is all clear? Do you have any questions?


I would like to thank you for your presence today.

To conclude

To finish

In conclusion

To wrap up

To summarise

Thank you for participation, if you have any questions, please raise your hand (video conference or face-to-face)

Do you have any questions? (telephone)

I will get back to you later with the information concerning…

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