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"How To Talk So That People Will Listen"... (The English Lesson)

“The Seven Deadly Sins” Of Communication…
…(And How Not To Do Them)

The Seven Deadly Sins Of Communication is a brilliant (and succinct) talk about what we all can do to better communicate with each other.  108 more words


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At My Age?!

I am almost 50 years old.  It seems like only yesterday that I was half the age I am now.

Sometimes I feel like I’m now too old to take on new roles, new adventures, follow new paths. 555 more words

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Improving Interaction: FCE speaking part 4

Speaking part 4 of the Cambridge First certificate exam is a collaborative task as candidates are asked to discuss a topic related to part 3. 488 more words


Friday Focus: The Jaw

Oh, the jaw.

Many of us are well aware of the tension we are carrying in the jaw joint and the surrounding musculatures.  This tension is not benign.   759 more words

Friday Focus

How and Why We Sugarcoat Our Speech

An advanced student and I recently explored ways Americans soften their spoken speech. In the world of ESL, there’s a good amount of material on hedging devices for academic writing, but it’s been an interesting challenge to see how much of it can apply to conversation. 548 more words


What is a Christian?

I ask myself this question so often in order to remain true to myself. Being a Christian is not about keeping rules and regulations. Going to church does not make me  a christian, going to bible school does not make me a christian, being ordained does not make me a christian, sounding religious does not make me a christian, reading the bible does not make me  a christian, learning scriptures and bashing up non christians does not make me  a christian. 492 more words