Mantenere un tono positivo in una discussione in inglese

Vi è mai capitato di trovarvi in una riunione tenuta in inglese e di non essere d’accordo con i vostri colleghi o clienti? Non sempre si è della stessa opinione degli altri e a volte è necessario anche dire di no. È importante però cercare di esprimere il proprio disaccordo in un tono positivo. Vi elenco, qui di seguito delle frasi in inglese che potrebbero essere utili nel vostro prossimo incontro con colleghi o anche clienti stranieri.

Discussioni in inglese

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  • NO: That’s terrible. We can’t do that
  • YES: That might be a problem, but here is what we can do instead
  • NO: It will never work
  • YES: I don’t think this plan will have success. It would be important if we looked at alternatives
  • NO: we could never do that, it’s against the company’s policies
  • YES: That sounds interesting. How do you think management or compliance would respond? Do you think there could be a way around any potential conflicts?
  • NO: I don’t agree with you at all
  • YES: I take your point but that isn’t the way I see it; instead, I think that…
  • NO: This plan won’t work
  • YES: There is some truth to what you’re saying but don’t you think that…
  • NO: You don’t know how to….
  • YES: I’m not sure you have considered all the points…
  • NO: I don’t have time…
  • YES: I’m sorry but I disagree with you on this. I really believe there is not enough time to….
  • NO: It’s not my problem
  • YES: I have a completely different opinion on that and maybe we should think at alternatives suitable for everyone
  • NO: You cannot take that decision, it’s out of order
  • YES: I respect your point but from my perspective (or but in my opinion) I believe we could take a different decision
  • NO: No, I will never agree with that. That’s rubbish!
  • YES: I am sorry to interrupt you, I would like to share my opinions on your last point

Discussioni in inglese

Altre frasi:

  • I find that very difficult to accept….
  • That’s one way of looking at it, however….
  • No, I’m not sure about that because….
  • We don’t seem to be in complete agreement…

Quando non si è d’accordo su qualcosa, sarebbe importante offrire delle soluzioni alternative:

  • Instead, I think we should/could…
  • My suggestion would be to…
  • An alternative solution might be…
  • I would recommend that we…
  • How about we…
  • What do you think about _______ instead?
  • If you ask me, I think we should…

Ricordatevi, a volte tradurre letteralmente le espressioni e i modi di dire dalla vostra lingua a quella inglese, non sempre funziona, anzi a volte rischiate di dare l’impressione di essere scortesi o troppo diretti. Be positive and carry on! 😊

Perchè un’iniziativa e-learning si possa definire “di successo”, il Design Thinking deve diventare parte integrante della strategia HR . Scopri come adottare un approccio User Centric assicurandoti l’engagement attivo delle risorse.

Scarica il White Paper gratuitamente

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Autore:

Luisa Romano is an English teacher, born and raised in UK. Her parents are Italian, hence her fluency in 2 languages. She started teaching in 2003 as a hobby, soon she realised how much she loved it and decided to give up her office job to fully concentrate herself on the teaching career. Luisa moved to Rome in 2013, she needed a change and above all the Italian sunshine. As a freelance English Teacher, she joined Speexx in 2013 and she has been involved not only in teaching online and face2face but also in various projects such as proofreading and content creation.