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Useful English Phrases Worth Remembering For a Business Trip
- May 23, 2019
- Posted by: isb_admin
- Category: Uncategorized
Besides preparing your essential business attire and your presentation, it’s best to prepare for some English phrases that you’ll most likely need
Here are some useful phrases to practice!
Pitches and Presentations
A good pitch can make a big difference for your business. Upwork.com even mentioned that a good pitch can encourage and attract new clients to support your business, especially when making a good impression through a pitch.
A great way to capture your client’s attention from the beginning of the speech is by asking engaging questions.
- “Have you ever noticed…?”
- “You know how…?”
- “Doesn’t it seem like…?”
- “I’ll never forget when…”
Greetings for Clients
It’s important to establish rapport with your clients since a good relationship with them can greatly benefit your business. A good greeting can leave a mark to your clients. Let’s make a good impression and try these phrases out.
- “How’s your day going?”
- “Are you enjoying your afternoon?”
- “Welcome back! How’ve you been?”
- “It’s great to see you again.”
For Daily Necessities
During the trip, you may need to spruce up your look by going to the hairdresser or finding the nearest boutique.
- “I need a suit in a hurry! Do you know where I can get one?”
- “Where can I get my shoes polished?”
- “Could you recommend a good manicurist?”
Just because you’re away for your trip, doesn’t mean you have to be disconnected to officemates back at home, or even friends and family. Plus, you might still need some data for your report. Get in touch with your team with these easy talk points.
- “Do you have wifi?”
- “We need help with connecting to the internet, could you send someone to help?”
- “Will any of your conference rooms be available for a meeting tomorrow?”
- “Will it be possible to set up a projector?”
- “I broke my laptop, do you know if I can rent one?”
A lot of things can happen on your trip, and it’s best to be prepared. Here are some other phrases that can help you out.
- “Where is your business center?”
- “Could you arrange for a taxi to take us to the airport on Friday at 5pm?”
- “I’ll only be here for 2 days. What do you recommend we see in Paris?”
- “May I have a receipt for that please?”
- “Could you help reserve a table for 4, for tonight at ABC restaurant?”
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