Grahame (meeting chairperson) will make guiding statements and give directions in order to effectively conduct the meeting. His statements and directions can be categorized into four functions, which are:
1. Greet the participants / start the meeting;
2. State meeting objectives;
3. Keep the meeting on track / stop interruptions;
4. Concluding the meeting.
Listen to the extract, and write the number of the corresponding function beside each statement or direction. Click to start listening.