QUESTION 1: 20 MARKS ITEM SUGGESTED ANSWERS Title of minutes The Minutes of the Third Executive Meeting Date: 29th November 2011 Time: 2 p.m. Venue: Mentari Room Or The Minutes of the Third Executive Meeting held on 29th November 2011 at 2 p.m. in the Mentari Room Present Mr Ahmad bin Iqbal-Chairman Mr Alex Limbong anak Enkou Mr Rama s/o Nathan Mr Rodney Ng Ms Rosie Ibrahim Mr Sundeep Singh Absent with apologies Mr Alan Tan Ms Sheila Mahmud Mrs Thana Letchumy d/o Kumaran Greeting & Opening Confirming the minutes
1 mark 1 mark
all the names
(ignore spelling errors for names)
2m all the names 2 mark 2m 2m 2m 2m
1. The Chairman greeted the members and opened the meeting at 2.05 p.m. He thanked the members for their presence/attendance. 2. Confirmation of Minutes The minutes of the second executive meeting were read, approved and confirmed as correct.
QUESTION 2: 30 MARKS This mark scheme provides the examiners with some suggested answers for each language function. They are in italic. The word(s)/ phrase(s) underlined must be present in student’s answer. Please do accept other relevant answers that managed to satisfy the requirements of the rubric. Please check the EOP module or you can also look up for Business Meeting phrases in the internet. Minus ½ mark for each spelling or grammatical error up to 50% of the total marks. If the full mark is 1, the maximum mark to deduct for language error is only ½. If the full mark is 2, the maximum mark to deduct for language error is 1. a. (Reading the minutes of previous meeting) : (3m) First, let’s go over the minutes of the last meeting. or To start off, let’s read the minutes of our last meeting. or
To begin with, I’d like to / let’s go through the minutes of the last meeting. (1½m / 1½m) Mr. Sundeep Singh (Getting the : Chairman’s attention) (2 m) Excuse me for interrupting Mr. Chairman…or Excuse me, may I say something here….or If I may interrupt, Mr....