Module 3. Project updates (Lesson 2 Issues with project (reinventing…
Module 3. Project updates
Lesson 1 Projects
Deadline - the latest time or date by which something should be completed
Resource allocation - the assignment of available resources to various uses
Delegation - the action or process of delegating or being delegated
Teamwork - the combined action of a group, especially when effective and efficient
meet the deadline - to finish something at the time it is meant to be finished
fall behind schedule - to fail to finish work
catch up - succeed in reaching a person who is ahead of one
back on track - Continuing as planned or expected, typically after a problem or distraction
finish ahead the schedule - earlier than a given deadline
allocate resources - is the assignment of available resources to various uses
stay within budget - to remain inside budget
to delegate tasks - the assignment of any responsibility or authority to another person
get an update - to give someone the most recent information
Lesson 2 Issues with project
reinventing wheels - to waste time trying to create something that someone else has already created
run behind schedule - o do something or happen later than planned or expected
warn - inform someone in advance of a possible danger, problem, or other unpleasant situation
Lesson 3 Giving an update
to recap - state again as a summary
Asking for an update
How are things going?
What's happening with ...?
Where are we with ...?
Giving an update
So far, so good.
Everything's on track.
We're (+ -ing)...
We've finished / completed…, etc.
So, to recap ...
X is/am/are going to ...
It's all going according to plan.
Lesson 4 Status Meeting
make up for lost time
How about asling
What do you think
Lesson 5 Task allocation
How to agree
Leave it with me.
I can do it.
I will do it.
I will take care of that.
I suppose I could do it.
How to disagree
I’m sorry I can’t.
I’m afraid I can’t.
I’d prefer not to if that’s ok.
Well, it’s a bit difficult you know.
The deadline is unrealistic.
Lesson 6 Project meeting
what - What is your name?
what...for - What did you do that for?
when - When did he leave?
where - Where do they live?
which - Which colour do you want?
who - Who opened the door?
why - Why do you say that?
why don't - Why don't I help you?
how - How does this work?
how long - How long will it take?
how many - How many cars are there?
how much - How much money do you have?
how old - How old are you?