one round of talks
memorandum of understanding
I declare the meeting open.
I invite the representative of …to take the floor.
Nnow I would like to give you a brief overview of Beijing’s economy.
That’s all for my presentation.thank you.
So much for my remarks for now.
That’s all for what I want to say.
I wonder if you would like to start with matters of principle or specific issues?
If you agree,(With your permission)let me start with one issue
sBefore we turn to that issue, I wish to make a few comments/remarks on your presentation.
I wish to benefit from your views on this matter./ What is your view on this matter?/ How do you see this matter?
I propose a ten-minute break.
I will pick up where we left off just now.
Sorry for the interruption
By all means
Whatever you say.
I have no objection
We take exception to this question.
We note with pleasure that
I wonder if this date wuld be suitable for you?
I wonder how the meeting went this morning?
We would greatlyl appreciate it if you could give us your favourable and prompt commitment as soonas possible.
You are kindly requested to submit the letter of intent on the date no later than 1st August.
entangle this issue
for the sake of national property
The time-tested friendship leave me a deep impression.
Keep close watch on
spur/promote intensive cooperation
I’ve heard so much about you.
Long time no see.
You’ve had a long day.You’ve had a long flight.
On behalf of the Beijing Municipal government, I wish to extend our warm welcome to the friends who have come to visit Beijing.
On behalf of the Beijing Municipal government, I wish to express our heartfelt thanks to you for your gracious assistance.
How are you making out in Beijing?
I’ll surely remember you and your invitation to him.
American businessmen are welcome to make investment in Beijing.
Your valuable advice is most welcome.
It’s a rewarding trip.
As you have a tight schedule, I will not take up more of your time.
please remember me to Mr.
Thank you so much for coming.
Hope you’ll come again.
Hope you’ll visit Beijing more often.
I will see myself out, please.
Have a nice trip.
At your service.
host a dinner/banquet/luncheon in honor of …
Reception Celebrating the 45th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China
table d’hote/a la carte
serve a courst
Here is your seat.
Please have a seat.
enjoy this happy get-together
Please yourself at home./Please enjoy yourself.
Help yourself please.
what would you like to drink?
At this point, I propose a toast: to the cooperation between … and … , to the health of Senator…, cheers!
Lastly, taking up this glass of fine wine, I propose a toast to …
I’d ask you to raise your glass and join me in a toast for the health of all our friends present here.
Here’s to you.
To your health.
I’ll drink to that!
Whatever you like.
Excuse me for a minute.
Hope you enjoy yourself.
Ladies and gentlemen, good evening. The concert/show would start soon. Please get yourself seated. Thank you.
The reception will now begin.
All rise please. For the P.R.C.National Anthem.
The distinguished guests paarticipating the reception are
I have the honour to call upon…
This concludes the opening ceremony.
hold consultations with the organizations concerned
celebrating the 1st Anniversary of the Establishment of …
Hail the first FIFA of …
On the occasion of the season, I would like to extend season’s reetings.
Wish you the very best of luck in your job, every successin your future endeavours, good health and a happy family!
Hearty congratulations on your recent ecletion as …
hold a meeting/seminar/conference /forum/symposium
enter into negotiation
make representations with sb. on sth./deal with sb.
talks at working level
items on the agenda
topic for discussion
schedule mutually agreed upon