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DOs and DON’Ts - UK / British Culture (Manchester)
 
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(http://www.communicateschool.co.uk) How to behave in Britain: -greeting people -offering a cup of tea in Manchester -staring at strangers -respecting a queue -how to stop a bus -be careful when holding two fingers up -manners in a lift Thanks to our teachers and students.
Learn English - British English in Three Minutes - I'm Fine
 
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Click here to get our FREE App & More Free Lessons at EnglishClass101: http://www.EnglishClass101.com/video Learn common conversation topics with our English in Three Minutes series! Learn common greetings with our British English in Three Minutes series! In Britain, manners are important, and this step-by-step video teaches you some of the basics you need to be polite while speaking British English. A native British English teacher will explain the simple phrases necessary. In this lesson, you'll learn how to ask and answer "How are you?" in British English. Visit us at EnglishClass101.com, where you will find many more fantastic British English lessons and learning resources! Leave us a message while you are there! If you learned with this video, stop by our English language learning website and get other language learning content including great videos just like this one, audio podcasts, review materials, blogs, iPhone applications, and more. Find out more, go to: http://www.englishclass101.com/2013/07/19/learn-british-english-in-three-minute-1-im-fine/ http://www.EnglishClass101.com/video
Communication culture in Britain
 
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Communication culture in Britain
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What your speaking style, like, says about you | Vera Regan | TEDxDublin
 
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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. How we use language - our accent, expressions, and the structure of our sentences - changes from region to region. Vera Regan explains why we should listen to these differences, and why language can act as a cultural barometer. Sociolinguist Vera Regan is a researcher at University College Dublin, and her work explores the relationship between our cultural landscape and our changing language. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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Conversation Skills: What's your communication style?
 
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Do you want to communicate better? Understand how people think? Find the best ways for you to learn English? In today's lesson, you will learn about the different ways in which people think. By understanding how people think, you will learn how to communicate with them effectively. There are three basic communication styles: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic. I will teach you how to figure out what style of speaker a person is, and teach you how to speak with each type. Make sure you understood the lesson by taking the quiz. This lesson will not only help you with your English, but with all your communication! http://www.engvid.com/conversation-skills-whats-your-communication-style/ TRANSCRIPT Oh, poor E. Hi. James, from EngVid. You know, people see the world differently. We all do. I mean, what sounds good to you may not feel right for other people. And we also learn differently. What I want to do in this lesson today is teach you how to communicate more effectively. I want to teach you the three styles that people have when they communicate, how they communicate, and how you can use these styles -- understanding your own -- to learn English more effectively. Let's go to the board and take a look, shall we? We've got Mr. E. He doesn't seem to be so good today. Professor E, or whoever this guy is with the funky glasses, right? Like a doctor. Like Freud. "So how do you feel about it, Mr. E?" Mr. E says, "I don't like how it sounds. It just feels wrong." I can't see myself doing it. Now, each one of these things, they're different styles. There's a word called "modalities", which is a way of seeing or learning things, right? Modes, models. Now, he's talking about different ones. Sounding is for hearing. Feeling could be your hands or your body -- how does it feel? And seeing -- your eyes. We're going to look over here, now. And I'm going to give you the titles or the proper names we say when we talk about these things, okay? So when we talk about a person who is "visual", we mean they see -- with their eyes, of course. But what we're talking about is when they're thinking, they see pictures or movies. When you ask them a question, a picture appears in their eyes right away. When you say "the large, black dog", they see a dog, a large, black one. They tend to be like me -- they speak quickly. That's why I'm slowing down now. But you say something to me -- I see a picture, and I want to get it out of my head as quickly as possible because pictures are like a thousand words. Okay? Now, they like things to look good. Why am I telling you this? Well, if you understand how these people think, you'll understand how to communicate with them, right? So a visual person likes things looking good. They speak quickly, and they see pictures when they're speaking. That's why they speak so quickly to you or rapidly. Okay? What about an auditory person? "Auditory" comes from "audio". You know, your MP3 player? You like music? That's auditory -- with your ears. These people need clear speech. What that means is what I'm doing now is best for an auditory person. They need to hear clearly what you're saying or they don't understand you. It's not such a bad thing. We should all be a little bit more clear in our speech, especially when learning a language. They also need to manage sound level. What would happen is if I'm talking and they're talking and several people are talking, they're the people most likely to say, "Hey, guys. Shh! Calm down. Lower the volume." Because they can't concentrate because they need that clear speech. Okay? And what's the third thing we're going to talk about? Well, body. It's called "kinesthetic". Sometimes, that includes taste -- delicious! -- and smell. Okay? These people need really slow speech because they feel with their body. So the slow speech helps them to process the information, okay? They like to do things. They are what we call "hands on". They want to touch something or move something. They understand things when they're doing it. If you draw a picture like you would for the visual person, it won't make as much sense. And even if you just speak to them, they won't get it. But as soon as they touch it, they understand it. Okay? They like comfortable environments, something that makes them feel comfortable. So in each category or sense, these people like things to look good -- the visual ones. These people like to make the sounds nice for them. And these people like to be comfortable in their environment. The nice heat. The right chair. Okay? How does this help you with your English? Well, this isn't a beginner lesson. What we want to look at is how people learn and how we can speak to them so that your messages are understood more readily. Also, I'm going to show you how you can use it to help yourself learn. Are you ready?
8 Tips for British English Pronunciation
 
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Take your English to the next level by learning eight pronunciation tips that will help you sound like a native speaker. These tips apply to a British English accent or a neutral English accent. In this lesson, you will learn about -ed and -ing word endings, the difference in pronunciation between the north and south of England, the schwa sound, the pronunciation of the R sound in English, the tricky "th" sound, and more. Whether you want to perfect your pronunciation or learn about different accents, this video is for you. After watching, complete the quiz to test your understanding. https://www.engvid.com/8-tips-for-british-english-pronunciation/ Want to train your British accent? Get my free British accent training pack: https://jadejoddle.com/coaching-tools/ TRANSCRIPT Hi, everyone. I'm Jade. What we're talking about today is some pronunciation tips for British English. Some of them are tips; some of them are observations that you might be interested to know. We've got eight of them, so let's get started. Pronunciation of-ed word endings. This is not specifically a British English issue. If your preference -- I don't know why I can't speak suddenly in an English pronunciation video, but that's how it is. If your preference is American English, this also applies to American English. So what I hear a lot at, sort of, around intermediate level -- sometimes upper intermediate level if you haven't had someone to correct you -- -ed word endings sound like this. I can't even do it because it's so unnatural for me. "Excite-ed shout-ed, remind-ed." It's so unnatural for me. But in fact, it's not like that. It doesn't sound like an -ed. It might sound like an /id/; it might sound like a /t/; or it might sound like a /d/. So I've got some examples here. This word, even though it's spelled -ed, makes an /id/ sound. It becomes "excited". "I'm really excited." "Shouted." "He shouted at me." "Reminded." "I reminded you to do your homework; didn't I?" And -- yeah. So now, we can talk about the ones that finish with a t sound. "Finished. Dripped. Laughed." They don't have the-ed sound. So that's an important thing to know about pronunciation. Even if it's spelled-ed, it doesn't mean it sounds like that. And what about the ones that end with a d sound, a "duh" sound. "Remembered." "I remembered what you said to me." "Called." "I called you. Didn't you hear your phone?" "Imagined." "I imagined a better future for everyone." So with those, it's a D sound. How do you know for each one? Go with what feels most natural when you're saying the word. The main thing is don't force the -ed sound at the end of the word because it's that that gives you an unnatural rhythm when you're speaking English. So moving on to -- this one's an observation, really. British English pronunciation. We have so many different accents in England. But one of the biggest divisions in our accents is -- it's between the north of the country and the south, and it's our pronunciation of these words: "bath" and "laugh", as I say them. I say them in the southern pronunciation. But if I were from the north -- if I were from the north of the country, I'd say "bath" and "laugh" because they have a different accent up there. Well, they've got loads of different accents, but they don't speak in the same way as me. So let's break it down into the actual sound. So if you're from the North, you say, "a". But we, in the South, say "au". So you say "bath", we say "bauth". And you say "laf"; we say "laugh". And you can also hear it in these two words. It doesn't have to be the first or only a vowel in the word. In the southern pronunciation, this is "commaund". But in the northern pronunciation, it's "command". And the southern pronunciation of this word is "caust". The northern pronunciation is "cast". The cast of Brookside came to London." "Brookside" was an old soap that's not on TV anymore, and it was people from Liverpool. And I was just doing the accent. Probably that's really irrelevant to you. You will never see that show, but anyway. You know, now. Next tip. I don't hear this that often, but when I do, it sounds really, really, really wrong. And I think this tip generally -- generally a good example of how -- just because we write something one way doesn't mean we say it that way. So in English -- American English, too -- W sounding words are the same as the "wh" sound in words for spelling. It actually sounds the same. So we've got two words here, "wine" and "whine". One is spelled with WH, and one is just spelled with I. "Whine" is a kind of moan or a kind of cry. Sometimes, young children whine. Sometimes, women who are upset about something are said to be "whiny".
3 Ways to Sound More British | Pronunciation Lesson #Spon
 
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Learn to speak with a British English Accent with this pronunciation lesson! 3 tips to improve your British English accent! Lingoda link: http://bit.ly/2qdnoM6 50EUR/50USD/3750RUB Voucher Code: ENGLUCY4 Lingoda review video: https://goo.gl/fWuDkv Love you loads, Lucy xoxo FREE Grammar Checker: https://grammarly.go2cloud.org/SH1B9 Social Media: Instagram: @LearnEnglishWithLucy Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EnglishwithLucy Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/englishwithlucy Twitter: https://twitter.com/lucybellaearl FAQ: - Where are you from? I grew up in Bedfordshire, a county near London! - How many languages do you speak? English is my mother tongue, but I also speak fluent Spanish and I'm learning Italian. You can see a video of me speaking Spanish here: https://goo.gl/4RVY0O - Which camera do you use? I use the Canon 60D with a 50mm lens (https://goo.gl/T2T045) - Which microphone do you use? I use the SONY ECMCS3 - Very affordable and great value for money: https://goo.gl/uzuIBh (Note that you will need this mic adapter if you want to use it with your iphone - https://goo.gl/oNtEhN) I also use the Blue Yeti in vintage white for my voiceover work: https://goo.gl/DKTIOR - What shade of lipstick are you wearing? I wear Elizabeth Arden 8 Hour Sheer Lip Tint in Plum. You can find it here: https://goo.gl/nxCazs - Which editing software do you use? I use Final Cut Pro X - Which grammar book do you recommend? I completely recommend English Grammar in Use: https://goo.gl/S3DIlN - Can you recommend any books that will help me improve my English? I always recommend 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time' (https://goo.gl/7vGLDY) as it is written in the first person from the point of view of an autistic teenager and it does not use very complicated language. Some of it is also based in London which I like. - Can you recommend a British TV Series for me to watch and improve my British English pronunciation? Absolutely! I highly recommend 'Broadchurch' (https://goo.gl/5qdWbJ) which is a FANTASTIC crime drama based in a small village in the South of England. The actors are brilliant and it has won lots of awards! *Disclaimer: I work in collaboration with a select few companies that I know, trust and believe in. Lingoda is one of them! I think their platform is amazing and I am thrilled to produce sponsored content for them. p.s if you're still reading this, comment "Lucy your American accent gives me life"
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541. What British People Say vs What They Mean
 
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Episode 541. What British People Say vs What They Mean https://wp.me/p4IuUx-8nF Examining British communication style and debunking a few myths about how British people communicate. This episode is based on a famous infographic called "What British People Say vs What They Really Mean" or "The Anglo-EU Translation Guide". Original infographic here https://ssl-static.libsyn.com/p/assets/d/f/5/4/df54a08ee3874a6c/anglo_eu.jpg Download the audio and subscribe to the podcast here https://wp.me/p4IuUx-8nF Get the free LEP App in the App store for iOS https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/lukes-english-podcast-app/id1293261868?mt=8 For Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.teacherluke.android.english&hl=en_US Become a premium LEP subscriber https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/premium Spoken offer http://www.getspoken.com/lep
Business English conversation | Sales meeting
 
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This is a video of a business English conversation. It's a sales meeting between 2 native English speakers, Mr Lewis who is British and Mrs Jones, who is American. The meeting is in New York. Mr Lewis has a business proposal for Venus Systems. This exercise is good practice for esl students wanting to learn and improve their English speaking skills. The video will also be useful to English teachers wanting to show their students real-life business situations in English. At the end of the meeting, I explain some important English vocabulary. Other videos: Business English expressions: http://youtu.be/5cQv8pWsnEE Hotel booking: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KY0K5f06adg How to improve your English speaking: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sc4gh5gP1AE&index=1&list=PL6BDo90oiwpQiPot5bKFKZ2wQAk_ESR6_ Andrew, Crown Academy of English http://www.crownacademyenglish.com https://twitter.com/Crown_English http://www.youtube.com/user/CrownAcademyEnglish Voice credits: The American female voice-over was done by Katy Adelson, a very talented musician who has a YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/katyadelson (Traditional Fiddle Music and Tutorials) Photo credits by FreeDigitalPhotos.net: “Job Interview” by franky242 “Happy Professional Indicating Up” by imagerymajestic “Young Businesswoman” by marcolm “Young Smiling Professional” by imagerymajestic “Busy Woman Seriously Hearing The Customer Talk In Headset” by photostock
Views: 521451 Crown Academy of English
Understanding Your Communications Style
 
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Understanding Your Communication Style
Views: 411 Tim Carlisle
10 English words that you pronounce INCORRECTLY | British English Pronunciation
 
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Communication Styles: The Analyzer
 
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COMMUNICATION STYLES: THE ANALYZER Broadly speaking, there are four communication styles: the Director, the Collaborator, the Analyst and the Motivator. In this video, you’ll learn about the characteristics of the Analyzer style and you will learn some specific steps for communicating better with those whose style is that of the Analyzer (the kind of person who takes great pride in accuracy and is careful and methodical). WHAT COMMUNICATION QUESTIONS DOES THIS VIDEO ANSWER? - What is a communication style? - How do I communicate with people who are measured and careful? - What do I do if our communication styles are different? - What is the Analyzer style of Communication? VIDEO TRANSCRIPT From Working Conversations in Minneapolis, I’m Dr. Janel Anderson and this is another edition of Working Minute, helping you communicate better and get more done in the office in just about a minute. Generally speaking, there are four different communication styles that we naturally gravitate toward. One of those is the Analyzer. Analyzers tend to cautious, logical thinkers. They tend to be soft-spoken and they may use less eye contact and facial expression than others. They prefer to work with data and make decisions carefully and methodically. They are careful and slow-paced. They want to make sure they have all the information they need. Here are a few tips when you are communicating with an Analyzer: First, be well prepared. They will be well prepared and they expect the same from you. Second, provide data and documentation, backup for your position. Third, slow your rate of speech and leave some time for questions. They are bound to have some questions for you. I hope these tips help you the next time you are communicating with an Analyzer. And don’t forget to watch all four videos on the communication styles. WANT TO LEARN MORE? Working Conversations offers a free series of videos on effective workplace communication, The Working Minute, with tips on communicating better, delivered in just about a minute. A new video is released each week. Sign up at http://workingconversations.com/working-minute/ to get a new video in your inbox every Friday.
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Learn British English in 90 Minutes - ALL the Basics You Need
 
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How To Have Better Communication Skills
 
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Life coach Rebekah Fensome shows you how to communicate better. For loads more how-to videos check out our brand spanking new website! http://www.videojug.com/ Subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=videojug Check Out Our Channel Page: http://www.youtube.com/user/videojug Like Us On Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/videojug Follow Us On Twitter! http://www.twitter.com/videojug
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British Council - Teaching Speaking Techniques (John Kay)
 
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A video from British Council - John Kay talking about Teaching Speaking Techniques
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447. What is this, British Humour? (with Amber Minogue)
 
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What is British Humour? Is it funny? Does it even exist? How does it relate to our communication style and culture? In this episode I go through the main points of my British Council Teacher Talk about British Humour. Amber and I discuss the definition of British humour, the way it works, how it's different or similar to other humour in other places, and some examples of typical humour in the UK. Episode page: http://wp.me/p4IuUx-7E8 Spoken offer: www.getspoken.com/lep
Views: 12669 Luke's English Podcast
Cross cultural communication | Pellegrino Riccardi | TEDxBergen
 
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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Pellegrino, being a cross cultural expert, he is sharing with us his personal and professional experience about how do very different cultures can successfully coexist next to each other. Is it difficult to live in Norway, being an expat? Do you know how to establish the mutual understanding between Italian and Norwegian? Pellegrino comes form both an English and an Italian background, and is currently living in Norway. For the past 27 years he has travelled around the world and interacted with countless different cultures, nationalities and people-types. His work philosophy is to work with what you enjoy and what you are passionate about, what you believe you can excel in and are prepared to work hard to be excellent at, and only work with what can bring about positive change in yourself and in other people. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
Views: 554771 TEDx Talks
Speak like a leader | Simon Lancaster | TEDxVerona
 
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Did you know there is a secret language of leadership that determines who reaches the top in politics and business? In this fast-paced and frequently funny TEDx talk, top speechwriter, Simon Lancaster, sets out the techniques that you can use to speak like a leader. The talk culminates in Simon Lancaster instantly improvising a powerful leadership speech based on an idea suggested by the audience. Simon Lancaster is one of the world’s top speechwriters. He started working as a speechwriter in the late 1990s to members of Tony Blair’s Cabinet and now writes speeches for the CEOs of some of the biggest companies in the world including Unilever, Intercontinental Hotels and HSBC. He is a visiting lecturer at Cambridge University, Henley Business School and author of two best-selling books on communication: Speechwriting: The Expert Guide and Winning Minds: Secrets from the Language of Leadership. His award winning workshops on the language of leadership have been run to great acclaim around the world: for more information, see www.bespokeleadershipdevelopment.com. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
Views: 2553909 TEDx Talks
The surprising secret to speaking with confidence | Caroline Goyder | TEDxBrixton
 
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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. In this fun and personal talk, Caroline shares a story of moving from stage-paralysis to expressive self. Accompanied by an unusual prop, she encourages us to use our voice as an instrument and really find the confidence within. Caroline Goyder is an author and voice coach, with a lifelong curiosity in the question of how we find the courage to think for ourselves: aloud. Caroline trained as an actor, and then as a voice coach at Central School of Speech and Drama (CSSD), where she worked for ten years. She now runs a business that helps people find confidence and calm in the theatre of life. Caroline is the author of Gravitas: Communicate with Confidence, Influence and Authority (Ebury) and can be found on Twitter @carolinegoyder About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
Views: 6511473 TEDx Talks
How to develop your Communication Skills by International Keynote Speaker Simerjeet Singh | CC 8
 
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How to develop your Communication Skills | International Keynote Speaker Simerjeet Singh on how to improve your communication skills | Law Of Paying The Price | Coach On Campus 8 | Tips For Effective Communication Skills International motivational speaker, Simerjeet Singh, brings out to us a very important aspect without which our life will become numb. COMMUNICATION is an art to express our feelings and emotions to others, but a successful person is a one who is able to communicate well. #CommunicationSkills #CommunicateWithConfidence #CoachOnCampus Simerjeet renders tips for effective communication skills by illustrating the LAW OF PAYING THE PRICE, where he emphasizes to put in the best efforts to receive the desired outcome. As the old saying goes, Communication Works For Those, Those Who Work At It! Continue to put in same efforts, the outcome too will continue to be the same. Therefore, change in efforts to change the outcome. Simerjeet also clarifies the misconception between developing effective communication skills and effective English speaking. For more information, please visit his website: http://www.simerjeetsingh.com Follow us on: Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/cuttingedgeINDIA Blog: http://www.simerjeet.wordpress.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cuttingedgeindia/ Subscribe to our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/CuttingEdgeINDIA
Views: 5130241 Simerjeet Singh
English Culture: Manners & How to be polite
 
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In this video, you'll learn about English manners. I'll tell you what we in England consider polite and impolite, and then go into detail about how we eat at the table, make and cancel plans, visit friends, and so much more. Some of these cultural aspects of living in England are different even from other English-speaking countries like the USA! Knowing these rules can help you make friends, get jobs, and even get into a romantic relationship. This video is especially important if you're living or travelling in England -- you could offend someone without even knowing it! Watch the video and leave your shoes ON! TAKE THE QUIZ: https://www.engvid.com/english-culture-manners/ TRANSCRIPT Hi, everyone. In this lesson we're going to look at manners in England. Here are the things that are considered polite, and the things that are not considered polite. So this is a talk about the culture, things that people do here in England, and the things that traditionally have been the most acceptable behaviour. Let's start with the things that are very important. So, I'm sure you already know this one: English people and queuing. "Queuing" is when you stand in a line when you don't... When you want something. You don't just, like, run up there to the front or push. You queue in a line. So, we queue up at the bank, for example, or we queue up when we want to get on a bus and there's some other people already there. Now, of course, in London because there are so many people and also not everyone is English so they have their manners from where they came from, you won't always see people queuing to get on the bus or on the tube, but you do generally still see people queuing up in a shop when they need to buy something. Next we have: It's very important to bring a bottle, and that means when you go to somebody's dinner party you take a bottle of wine when you go to the meal there. If you don't want to bring a bottle of wine, you can bring dessert or you can bring some flowers or some chocolates, but the general phrase and the general idea of it is bringing a bottle, as in a bottle of wine. Next we have RSVP. This is a term that comes from French: "R�pondez s'il vous plait", and this is a much more formal invitation that you get. If you're going to something, a special event like somebody's wedding... Because weddings are really expensive and they have to be organized so long in advance, people having the wedding really want to know if you're coming. So when you RSVP to the invitation it means you're definitely going, you will be there. So once you've RSVP'd, it's very, very impolite not to go. You must go if you RSVP. Next, I think that in England it's very important to be on time. We do tend to be punctual people, attend... Attend meetings at the right time, turn up to our jobs at the right time, or meet friends at the right time, most of us. Of course, there are those people who are always late for everything, but most people in general do things on time or even, like me, I always end up being 10 minutes early. I just can't help that. So I waste a lot of time being too early. Now let's look at table manners. Some of the things in the table manners' section are changing as people become more relaxed about eating and eating out. But these were all... These are all manners that people follow in more formal situations. Perhaps at home or with your very close friends it would be different. Now, I don't mean it's different for this first one. I'm not saying it's ever acceptable anywhere to slurp, burp-I can't do a burp noise. Anyway, you know what a burp is-and fart. Fart is noise from the other end. These things are never acceptable at the dinner table. Mm-mm, mm-mm. So, no eating noises or doing that when you eat. It's not acceptable. Elbows on the table, in a formal situation you're not going to do that, but relaxed with friends a lot of people do put their elbows on the table these days, not such a big deal. Drinking before... Just drinking your drink before somebody said: "Cheers" is considered impolite, but it's also a sign of being familiar with people. If you're familiar with them you don't have to go: "Oh, cheers for this drink and opportunity to drink with you." So it depends who it is. Using a mobile in the restaurant or when you're eating socially with people is considered rude, so to be like: "Oh, hold on. Let me just take this call. I'm so important, I've got to, you know, talk business", or something is considered rude, or to be like all the time texting on your phone. Of course it happens, and young people and teenagers are definitely going to do it more than older people, but on the whole it's considered impolite.
How to improve your English speaking skills (by yourself)
 
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If you want a step-by-step tutorial on this technique, visit the page below: http://engfluent.com/imitation-tutorial/ Discover a way to practice speaking English alone to improve your spoken English. This approach can help improve several aspects of your pronunciation, your grammar, your sentence structure, your vocabulary, and your ability to communicate with others in English.
Views: 6606441 EngFluent
British English (ESL) Pronunciation Training | Accent Coaching | Communication Skills
 
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I'm Dr Melissa Wright - AKA The Leader of Hearts - and I'm a Communication Expert and a Confidence Coach. I help women connect with their truth within so that they can express who THEY REALLY ARE - in life and business - with confidence, authenticity and ease. This video showcases my British-English Confidence and Communication program. In this program, I help non-native speakers of English acquire the skills and confidence to communicate effectively, naturally and confidently in English. More of this program here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MdZXj3StIcs More about me and my work here: www.leadersoftheheart.com IF YOU'RE A WOMAN WHO VALUES LEADING YOUR LIFE AND BUSINESS FROM YOUR HEART, COME JOIN MY GROUP: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LeadersoftheHeart/
Everyday English Conversations
 
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Everyday English Conversations
Views: 4048128 Boston English Centre
How to speak so that people want to listen | Julian Treasure
 
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Have you ever felt like you're talking, but nobody is listening? Here's Julian Treasure to help you fix that. As the sound expert demonstrates some useful vocal exercises and shares tips on how to speak with empathy, he offers his vision for a sonorous world of listening and understanding. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector
Views: 20514137 TED
What to say at your job interview (all my BEST phrases and tips!)
 
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All my best advice on what to say at your job interview. I will tell you how to answer the most common job interview questions. I’ll give you the grammatical structures to use when answering questions about your work experience, and also share with you vocabulary and phrases that will impress your interviewer. I recommend you prepare for your job interview by learning phrases you can repeat in your interview and also by practising your answers to these common questions. Get a friend to ask you the questions and make sure that you answer them in English! You can follow my advice about how to answer job interview questions whether you are looking for a job in an English-speaking country or you are being interviewed in English for a job in your home country. Good luck with your interview – I wish you success! If you want more help, watch my video on how to write your CV. Remember: there is no 'try'! Once you've finished the lesson, take the quiz here: http:/www.engvid.com/what-to-say-at-your-job-interview TRANSCRIPT Hi, everyone. I'm Jade. What we're talking about today is job interview English. So, in this lesson, I'm going to give you some phrases that you can use in a job interview, and I'll also be giving you... We'll also be looking at what grammar you should be using to answer common job interview questions. So I'm going to break it down so you know what to expect when you have that job interview in English, maybe for the first time, or maybe you've already had a couple of interviews in English but you just want to improve your performance. So let's start by talking about before the interview. So when you get there, there's always, like, that bit of small talk. Maybe you find it awkward, maybe you're a pro at small talk, but I thought I'd just give you some phrases so that you've got something to say, at least. So, when you get there, it's polite to say something like: "Thanks for inviting me to interview." If you feel like initiating small talk, you could say something like: "Is the position based in this office?" or "building", wherever you are. You might also want to say: "Oh, how many people work here?" Just sort of general things, nothing personal going on there. Or you might make an observation about what you see about the building or the workplace. You could say: "The offices are impressive." Now, clearly, if the building isn't very nice, and there isn't anything remarkable about it, then I probably wouldn't say something like this. It's better to make no observation than say one that's not true, or one that sounds a bit strange because the place is a real dump. You don't want to say it's great in your phrase. But maybe the area's nice, so then you could say: "What a great location!" This is an exclamation. You say it with some kind of enthusiasm. Or you might say, as you're walking to the interview room: "Ah, I see you have an open plan office." That means where everybody works together in the same room. Or you might say: "I see you have a staff canteen." That's where you get your food. Okay? So, all suggestions for general small talk. The interviewer may, however, initiate small talk with you, in which case, general things they like to talk about in England... Our... Our favourite topics of small talk are the weather, so you could say something like: "It's chilly today." That means it's a bit cold. Or mild. "Mild" is... "Mild" is when the weather is better than you would expect for that time of year. So if it's winter and it's mild, it's not as cold as you would expect it to be. Yep. So we love to talk about the weather, you know that about British people. Did you also know we like to talk about the traffic or the tube delays and things like that? So, perhaps they'll say: "How was the traffic? How was your journey here?" You can tell them about your journey. Say: -"Oh, it wasn't bad." -"How was your journey?" -"Not bad." That means it was okay. Or you could say: "It didn't take me too long." It didn't take me too long. Now, just a tip: You don't want to say: "It was a nightmare; it took me hours", because they'll probably want to employ someone who can get to the job easily.
British English versus American English 3. Communication Problems
 
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Another wrong number and a total clash of vernacular.
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4 - The use of verbal communication
 
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Using your communication skills to diffuse challenging situations is just one of the many ways you can be there for London as a volunteer police officer. To find out more about the extensive training you could receive please watch this video and visit www.metpolicecareers.co.uk/specials to apply. NB: During your training you will be trained on how to risk assess situations which you may encounter whilst carrying out your duty as a special constable. This video depicts just a sample of a potential situation. Whilst factually accurate, the video has been edited for creative purposes.
Views: 51064 Met Police
Spoken English Leaning Video Spoken English Tutorial English Conversation
 
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English is the international language and under stood all over the world. Here we upload how to better spoken english , IELTS Spoken English. Hope so this video improved your English conversation.
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Own Your Behaviours, Master Your Communication, Determine Your Success | Louise Evans | TEDxGenova
 
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This speech is a call to action. We spend about eighty percent of our day at work, the rest is at home. If we have a bad day at work we are likely to take that negativity home with us and vice versa. It is of paramount importance that we create healthy environments in the spaces that most affect our lives by giving of our best and receiving the like in return. The 5 Chairs is a powerful and systematic method which helps us master our own behaviours and manage the behaviours of others. To be a good leader is to contribute to the success and happiness of everyone, at work and at home, on a conscious level. The 5 Chairs offer 5 Choices. Which will you choose? Behavioral Coach, Corporate Trainer, Author of ‘5 Chairs 5 Choices’. Louise Evans heads up her own organization in Florence, Italy from which she offers international leadership development, cross-cultural transitional coaching and personal development programmes for individuals and teams working in international contexts. She is English but has lived and worked in Germany, France and for the last 30 years in Italy. Three things have always been important in her life - people, travel and the performing arts - all three of which she combines in her daily work. Having travelled to seven-five countries and experienced culture shock three times, Louise brings multiple perspectives to the present moment to help people connect across their differences. Louise believes deeply in people’s ability to grow and transform. What she values most is helping people strengthen their self-awareness and their understanding of others so that they bring their best selves into the world in every situation. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
Views: 1219734 TEDx Talks
HOW TO SPEAK ENGLISH LIKE AN AMERICAN
 
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I have lived in the States since 2015 and this is how I work on my accent. I share my TIPS AND TRICKS to get an American accent in the video. Travel to the USA to practice your English accent - https://goo.gl/fx82Ao Practice English with a native speaker from California - https://goo.gl/gNz6Ei Do you have any other advice on how to sound like American? Share in comments! I started working on my English pronunciation when I was 14, and when I tried to practice my British accent with other Russian students that sounded really weird. So I would always recommend traveling to a country where English is spoken and trying to copy the way native speakers speak. ⭐ INSTAGRAM - linguamarina ⭐ FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/marina.mogilko ⭐ MY COMPANY - https://linguatrip.com ⭐ ASK ME A QUESTION - https://goo.gl/dQ9HDw FILMING EQUIPMENT 👍 CANON G7X - http://amzn.to/2l2aSfE 👍 CANON 650D - http://amzn.to/2l0ihNs 👍 RODE MIC - http://amzn.to/2l2cwOq 👍 50 MM LENS - http://amzn.to/2l0rNjr PROMOS $20 TO SPEND ON AIRBNB - https://abnb.me/e/B2yx6PJZER $20 TO SPEND ON UBER - http://ubr.to/2k1B89L
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Learn English Conversation - Oxford English Daily Conversation Part 1
 
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Think Fast, Talk Smart: Communication Techniques
 
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Communication is critical to success in business and life. Concerned about an upcoming interview? Anxious about being asked to give your thoughts during a meeting? Fearful about needing to provide critical feedback in the moment? You are not alone! Learn and practice techniques that will help you speak spontaneously with greater confidence and clarity, regardless of content and context. Recorded on October 25, 2014, in collaboration with the Stanford Alumni Association as part of Stanford Reunion Homecoming and the Graduate School of Business Fall Reunion/Alumni Weekend. Speaker: Matt Abrahams, ’91 Matt Abrahams is a lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, teaching strategic communication; he also teaches public speaking in Stanford’s Continuing Studies Program.
Effective Communication Style : Effective Communication: Adjusting Style
 
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Pay attention to audience nonverbals and adjust communication style accordingly. Adjust style for effective communication with tips from a professional speaker and instructor in this free video on communication. Expert: Tracy Goodwin Bio: Tracy Goodwin has a masters in corporate communication and 10 years experience in professional speaking. Filmmaker: MAKE | MEDIA
Views: 5805 eHow
communication styles
 
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These videos are available in the UK from www.learninglight.com Understanding your communication style will help you lead your employees better. These courses will help you learn which personality style you are and the best way to communicate based on your personality tendencies. This topic also introduces emotions and how they apply to communication. These videos work very effectively as the video content is cloud-based so it's easily accessible anywhere and on any device. Use your smartphone, tablet, computer for quick access to video elearning. Content is easily managed on our online campus or on your existing LMS. These videos are available in the UK from www.learninglight.com
Views: 52 David Patterson
Do Indians Know How Their English Accent Sounds? | ASIAN BOSS
 
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Special thanks to Sheetal, our volunteer reporter from Mumbai. You can follow her here ► https://www.instagram.com/sheetal.shah/ If you're from Asia and want to volunteer for ASIAN BOSS, get in touch with us here ►https://goo.gl/forms/4IM0VEoFKAB0pJxG3 The opinions expressed in this video are those of individual interviewees alone and do not reflect the views of ASIAN BOSS or the general Indian population. Send us a message via our Facebook page if you have any questions or topic suggestions ► https://www.facebook.com/asianboss ASIAN BOSS Instagram ► https://www.instagram.com/asianbossmedia Are you curious about real people's perspectives from Asia on various cultural and social issues? Subscribe to ASIAN BOSS for more fun and educational videos ► https://goo.gl/TRcSbE
Views: 1634129 Asian Boss
Advanced British Pronunciation - Speak like a native in 5 sounds
 
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Join us for intensive British pronunciation training. Learn the 5 sounds of British pronunciation that you'll need in order to sound like a native British English speaker! __________________________________________ Improve your English AND Support the channel: Get EXTRA English practice by joining this channel as a member! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwk6ifONlkvqnoMF2uyA05g/join OR Get EXTRA English practice by joining my Patreon page: www.patreon.com/papateachme OR Make a donation for however much you feel comfortable with: http://bit.ly/DonateToPapateachme Improve your English! - Audiobooks for a 30 day trial: https://amzn.to/2DH4arI FREE STUFF!!! FREE $32 AirBnB Credit: www.airbnb.com/c/awilliams803 FREE First Uber ride invite code: kzik3 Follow me on Social Media: Instagram: @papateachme Twitter: @papateachme Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/papateachme Support the lessons on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/papateachme Business inquiries: [email protected] I use these for my videos: Camera https://amzn.to/2MCnTf6 Lens https://amzn.to/2WeprjP / https://amzn.to/2DH3qTs Microphone https://amzn.to/2RpNA38 Light https://amzn.to/2TiwJB2 My favourite books (By Level) ---Advanced--- Transmigration of Bodies: https://amzn.to/2Ros7I3 Fight Club: https://amzn.to/2RnYoPh ---Upper Intermediate / Advanced--- Fear and loathing: https://amzn.to/2CS0JNa American Psycho: https://amzn.to/2DJyu57 ---Intermediate / Upper Intermediate--- Scar Tissue – Anthony Keidis: https://amzn.to/2UsjuxX ---Elementary / Pre-Intermediate--- Harry Potter: https://amzn.to/2DI186A ---For kids--- Green Eggs and Ham: https://amzn.to/2DFTM3h
Theresa May Communication Style Analysis
 
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Nick Smallman, CEO of Working Voices and expert in communication skills analyses the strengths and weakness of Theresa May's communication style in the first of our political perceptions video series
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Cultural difference in business | Valerie Hoeks | TEDxHaarlem
 
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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. One of the elements of the cultural difference between Europe and China is the importance that is given to relationships. In the West you would assume the importance to be the same, but there is a significant distinction. In China connections with the right people help you to get things done, to survive and to succeed. Whereas in the West content is predominant, in China the way people interact with each other strongly influences the working environment. 'Face' and long-term effects are taken into consideration. Valérie Hoeks (1982) studied Sinology at the Leiden University and has been active in China for over a decade as a traveller, a student and later as an entrepreneur. As soon as she set foot on Chinese soil she knew she would come back many times. In 2010 Valérie co-founded China Inroads in collaboration with with her Dutch and Chinese business partner. China Inroads provides a strong foothold for innovative companies that want to expand their business to the Chinese market. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
Views: 356245 TEDx Talks
Alexa Chung: How PR Works & Normcore | S2, E2 | Future of Fashion | British Vogue
 
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How does PR work and who invented normcore? Alexa Chung continues to investigate some of the more interesting career trajectories in the fashion world as she meets Brian Phillips of Blackframe PR, and Greg Fong and Emily Segal of art collective turned trend forecasting agency, K-Hole. Subscribe to British Vogue►► http://po.st/SubscribeBritishVogue Series 1 Episodes: Episode 1: http://bit.ly/AlexaSeries2Ep1 Episode 2: http://bit.ly/AlexaSeries2Ep2 Episode 3: http://bit.ly/AlexaSeries2Ep3 Click Here For Series 2: http://po.st/TheFutureOfFashionS1 Vogue has dispatched contributing editor Alexa Chung to investigate the state of fashion today in her series The Future of Fashion. Alexa Chung will be talking to everyone from current fashion students to the heads of major design houses, via journalists, buyers and all the workers in between. Watch as Alexa Chung try to find out what the future holds for this multi-billion pound fashion industry; how the next generation will get fashion careers using all the tools available to them; and what the fashion landscape looks like in terms of sustainability and technology. CONNECT WITH BRITISH VOGUE Web: http://po.st/BritishVogueVideo Twitter: http://po.st/TwitterBritishVogue Facebook: http://po.st/FacebookBritishVogue Google+: http://po.st/GoogleBritishVogue Instagram: http://po.st/InstagramBritishVogue Pinterest: http://po.st/PinterestBritishVogue Newsletter: http://po.st/NewsletterBritishVogue ABOUT BRITISH VOGUE British Vogue is the world’s leading premium lifestyle and fashion entertainment channel. Weekly releases and brand new original programming including short films, series and in-depth documentaries, British Vogue’s channel is the ultimate destination for unprecedented access into the world of fashion, beauty and culture. Alexa Chung How PR Works & Normcore | SERIES 2 - EP.2 | Future of Fashion | British Vogue https://www.youtube.com/user/vogue
Views: 224064 British Vogue
Direct vs Indirect Communicators
 
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Here is a short clip from one of Dave Mitchell's sessions. In the clip Dave gives a fun example of direct vs. indirect communication styles. Dave's new book, The Power of Understanding People is an Amazon pick for Best Business Book of the Month! Find it here: http://www.amazon.com/Power-Understanding-People-Strengthening-Organizational/dp/1118726839/ref=la_B00FB1999G_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1389459920&sr=1-1
Meghan Markle doesn't understand Prince Harry
 
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Americans just don't understand British people, and Meghan Markle is having communication problems with Prince Harry See the explanation of these British expressions here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6_xa8F755k Meghan Markle: Monica Moskatow Instagram: www.instagram.com/miss_moskatow Website: www.monicamoskatow.com Counsellor: Brian King www.briankingwebsite.com Harry: Aly Williams Use the subtitles if you need them! Don't forget to leave a comment! I will try to reply to all of you amazing nerds! __________________________________________ Improve your English AND Support the channel: Get EXTRA English practice by joining this channel as a member! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwk6ifONlkvqnoMF2uyA05g/join OR Get EXTRA English practice by joining my Patreon page: www.patreon.com/papateachme OR Make a donation for however much you feel comfortable with: http://bit.ly/DonateToPapateachme Improve your English! - Audiobooks for a 30 day trial: https://amzn.to/2DH4arI FREE STUFF!!! FREE $32 AirBnB Credit: www.airbnb.com/c/awilliams803 FREE First Uber ride invite code: kzik3 Follow me on Social Media: Instagram: @papateachme Twitter: @papateachme Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/papateachme Support the lessons on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/papateachme Business inquiries: [email protected] I use these for my videos: Camera https://amzn.to/2MCnTf6 Lens https://amzn.to/2WeprjP / https://amzn.to/2DH3qTs Microphone https://amzn.to/2RpNA38 Light https://amzn.to/2TiwJB2 My favourite books (By Level) ---Advanced--- Transmigration of Bodies: https://amzn.to/2Ros7I3 Fight Club: https://amzn.to/2RnYoPh ---Upper Intermediate / Advanced--- Fear and loathing: https://amzn.to/2CS0JNa American Psycho: https://amzn.to/2DJyu57 ---Intermediate / Upper Intermediate--- Scar Tissue – Anthony Keidis: https://amzn.to/2UsjuxX ---Elementary / Pre-Intermediate--- Harry Potter: https://amzn.to/2DI186A ---For kids--- Green Eggs and Ham: https://amzn.to/2DFTM3h
International Business - Cross-Cultural Communication
 
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International business and cross-cultural communication. Cross-cultural communication - International business culture (how to work with different cultures )http://www.integrationtraining.co.uk/ Working cross-culturally (how to work with different cultures in business) with Mark Walsh from Integration Training talking about the work of Geert Hofstede Working Cross Culturally my own experience -worked in 10 countries this year with people from at least 50 nationalities, have lived in a dozen countries on four continents - increasingly important for work - conflict very easy not going away just yet no matter what people say many cultures and sub cultures - e.g. the US, so good to have some variables Hofstede and Hofstede factors Power distance - e.g. in meetings Netherlands/ Australia vs Russia/ India Individualism (IDV) vs. collectivism - do we all have a say? prise teams not individuals Sweden vs USA Uncertainty avoidance - new ideas? USA vs Greece or Poland Masculinity like competitiveness and the acquisition of wealth are valued over 'feminine' values like relationship building and quality of life. - Japan/US vs Spain/Thailand Long term orientation - in China and Japan a ten year plan is short term Also time (e.g meetings), food, dating - a minefield, humour - hard to get right
Views: 97641 The embodiment channel
HOW TO UNDERSTAND YOUR CAT BETTER
 
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How to understand your cat? 🐱 How to make friends with your cat? 😍 Everyone knows that cats are the most illogical and unpredictable pets. Just try to work out what’s going through that furry little head! It turns out that cats have their own language, and if you learn it there’s a chance you’ll understand them much better. We’ve put together all of the possible cat behaviors to help you find a common language with your pet (well, if it allows you to). Also, we’ve prepared three essential tips that will help you communicate with cats better. HOW TO COMMUNICATE WITH YOUR CAT • How to make your cat trust you Lowering your cat to the ground, make sure its paws have reached the floor. Your cat will trust you and know that it won’t tumble if you let it go. • How to stroke your cat If you sit on the floor with your legs crossed and look at your cat, it will interpret this as a friendly gesture and come up to you to let you stroke it. Also, stretch your hand out in its direction. Your middle finger should be a little lower than the others. The cat will start rubbing its nose or face against your hand. • How to make your cat appear A cat may go and hide and only appear when it’s alone or hears a calm voice. #understandcat #catbehavior #pet TIMESTAMPS Cat's tail 0:52 Cat's eyes 3:47 Cat's interaction with people 4:38 Cat gestures 6:14 Cat language 6:57 How to communicate with your cat better 8:09 MAIN CAT GESTURES • If a cat raises its nose up and throws its head, it’s saying, “I see you.” Cats often make this gesture to people walking past the window. Have you ever noticed it? • A cat might press its ears against its head if it feels scared, worried, or wants to play. They also do this when they are sniffing something that’s interested them. • When a cat sticks its tongue out slightly and licks itself, it’s worried or anxious. CAT LANGUAGE • Cats generally greet people or announce their presence with a short sound. • Lengthy meowing indicates that your cat is very glad to see you. This occurs if you’re away from home for a long time. • A medium-length meow might be a request for water or food. • A long sound (a mix of purring and meowing) is a more insistent request or demand. • A low meow is a complaint or indication of dissatisfaction. Also, it might mean your cat is ready to fight. • A loud sound often indicates an urgent demand (for instance, you cat needs more food). • A purring or vibrating sound indicates a desire for closer contact or attention. Cats purr for various reasons, but most often they do it when they are happy. Now you know how to find a common language with any cat. By the way, are you a cat person or a dog person? Hit the like button for cats, and leave a short comment if you are in love with dogs! Subscribe to Bright Side : https://goo.gl/rQTJZz ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Our Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brightside/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brightgram/ 5-Minute Crafts Youtube: https://www.goo.gl/8JVmuC ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For more videos and articles visit: http://www.brightside.me/
Views: 13897162 BRIGHT SIDE
Oxford London Lecture 2012: "21st Century -- The Last Century of Youth"
 
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Professor Sarah Harper looks at the rapidly declining percentage of young people across the world as the population ageing moves across the globe. She asks what implications this will have for societies, their economies and political structures. Professor Harper will also consider the potential collision of the two great 21st century transitions -- the demographic and the environmental - will they be complimentary or in conflict? In association with the Guardian
Views: 165638 University of Oxford
Effective expressions to express your personality
 
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In this lesson, I will teach you verbs, expressions, and idioms you can use to bring out your unique personality and communication style. For example, there is a lot more you can say other than "I think that..." Using other expressions such as "it looks as if", "it sounds like", "I sense that", or "I feel that" makes your language richer and helps you build relationships with others. Watch this video to discover more about your own personal style and how you can express yourself more like a native speaker. This video goes into the theory of NLP (neuro-linguistic programming). If you want to go even further with the idea of representational systems within NLP, you can then use your knowledge of language and behaviour to build stronger relationships and to influence people. For example, if you observe that your friend is a strongly visual person, you can adapt your language and the expressions you use to be more visual. This will help the two of you connect and interact better. Test your knowledge afterwards by doing the quiz at http://www.engvid.com/expressions-idioms-that-express-your-personality/ TRANSCRIPT Hi, everyone. I'm Jade. What we're talking about today is language of the senses, and I made this lesson because I noticed that when you're using your language prospects and things about... Things like that, to give... To express an opinion, it's always taught, like, you say: "I think", "I think this because", or "I think that because". When I realized that, in reality, we use... Our language is much broader, and we use a lot of different phrases to express an opinion, basically; and I also realized that a lot of the language we use is based on our senses. So, I'm going to share those phrases with you today, and that will make your language and... When you're speaking English, it will make your language much more rich and more expressive, basically. And it also relates to NLP, which is a way of thinking about the communication between us. What is successful communication? How can we be more successful as communicators? And I don't want to go too much into it, except I'm going to look at the ideas... The idea of communication styles. And according to NLP, each of us has a preferred communication style, and it's based on our strongest sense, you could say, and that means the way we interpret the world. So, everybody has a way of interpreting the world, and we do that through our senses. So, if you are somebody who's a strongly visual person, and that's your strongest sense, your language will use lots of language that's visual, and we'll look at that. We'll give... I'll give you some examples in a minute. You might be an auditory person, this means that your strongest sense is your... What... What comes to your ears, in which case, your language will be using terms that evoke a sense of hearing and what you hear. You may also be a kinesthetic person. This means that you interpret the world through your sense of touch and your feelings. I am a kinesthetic person. If you listen to me speaking normally in my life with my friends and everything, my language is always: "I feel", "I feel that because", where, really, I mean the same as: "I think", but the term I use to express what I mean is "I feel". So maybe you're like me, or you might be an auditory digital person. This is the kind of person... I didn't know what symbol to write, here. This is a kind of person who interprets the world in a logical way, according to systems and things like that, so I put a little mathematical symbol there. I didn't know what else to put. So, what we'll do now is we'll look at some different phrases people may use to give an opinion. So, remember we can use all these phrases as an alternative just to: "I think", which is not very imaginative language, not very expressive either. So, what if you say: "It looks as if..." We can use this phrase to give an indirect opinion. So, let's imagine a situation. I'm going to use the same situation for all these. Our friend, Tom, he was going to have a party, he's invited a few people, but he hasn't really planned anything, and it's got close to the time of the party and now he's having second thoughts because he hasn't organi-... He hasn't organized anything, and maybe this party's not going to happen. So, I can say: "It looks as if Tom's going to cancel his party." And I can say that, rather than: "I think Tom's going to cancel his party." It's an indirect way of giving an opinion. The same situation: "It sounds like Tom's going to cancel his party." Now, I notice, when I'm... When I'm just speaking naturally in lessons to people, sometimes... Or even friends, people I meet. Sometimes they get really confused by "sounds like". If you haven't encountered it before, you might not realize it means the same as "think" or maybe more like "seem", "It seems like".
Buck Davis on CNN discussing Dr. Laura's communication style
 
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Buck Davis, Don Lemon and Al Vivian discuss Dr. Laura's treatment of a an African American caller.
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How to change Basic English into Business English
 
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http://www.engvid.com/ Want to get that job? Improve your image? Sound more professional? Learn how to transform simple English words to business English vocabulary and watch your career take off! I'll show you how to change "get" to "receive", " make sure" to "ensure", "give more information" to "elaborate", and more. These small vocabulary changes will make a huge difference in your English level. Test yourself on this lesson at http://www.engvid.com/how-to-change-basic-english-into-business-english/ TRANSCRIPT: Hi. My name is Rebecca from www.engvid.com. Today, you're going to learn how to speak more professionally in business situations. Now, at times, it's all right to use informal language. It's acceptable in everyday situations. But there are times when you'll want to create a more powerful impression. And at that time, you'll want to be able to use business English. What's the difference between general English and business English? Well, sometimes, there's not very much difference. Sometimes, general English is used in business contexts. But sometimes, you use a higher-level word. And that's what I'm going to teach you in this lesson. Let's look at some really easy, common examples. For example, if you say -- or if you want to say, "I got your email", in regular English, you might just say, "I got your email." What would you say if you want to make it business English? You would say -- I'm giving you a clue. The word starts with R. Instead of saying, "I got your email"; "I received your email." Okay? Now, it becomes more formal and more business-like. Suppose you want to tell someone, "I need your help" or, "I need some help." What word could you use that starts with R instead of "need"? "Require." So instead of saying -- and you can also change more than the verb. The verb is the key, but you could say -- instead of saying, "I need some help", you could say, "I require some assistance." Now, you've changed two words, the verb and also a noun. Let's try another one. "Let's talk about it later." Which business word could you use? "Let's discuss -- let's discuss it later." That sounds much more professional than saying, "Let's talk about it later." Next one. "How do I get in touch with her?" What word could you use instead of that? "How do I contact her?" Okay? Good. "Please make sure you arrive on time." Which business word could you use instead of "make sure"? "Please ensure you arrive on time." "Please give her your travel plans." Instead of saying "give", you could say, "Please provide her with your itinerary." There, we've changed another word. Instead of saying "travel plan" or "travel plans", you could use the word "itinerary". An "itinerary" is usually a piece of paper or a document that lists your travel plans, when you're departing, when you're arriving, where, when, and so on. "Please let them know when you will be arriving." "Please let them know" -- instead of that, you could say, "Please inform them of your arrival." Okay? Good. "Please tell me why you've made this decision." "Please explain your decision." "Could you please talk some more about that subject?" "Could you please elaborate? Could you please elaborate on that." Now, this is actually a very useful word if you go to a conference or a meeting and you want someone to speak some more about a particular point or issue. It's a good, kind of, question to learn. "Could you please elaborate on that?" So "to elaborate" means to speak more or talk more, give more information. "How are you going to fix this problem?" Better than using the word "fix" is the word "solve". "How are you going to solve this problem?" All right? So try to do that for every simple word that you know and basic word that you know in general English, try to find a slightly more formal version, which will be your business English word. And use these words in an office environment. If you've found this helpful, please subscribe to my channel on YouTube. And if you'd like to do a quiz on this subject, you can also go to our website, www.engvid.com. Thanks very much. Good luck with your English.
How to Speak Like A Gentleman | 9 Talking Tips to Earn Respect
 
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Alpha M. Confidence Course: http://aaronmarino.com/confidence-course How To Dine Like A Gent: http://www.iamalpham.com/index.php/topics/gentleman-dining-etiquette-manners/ Use Your Cell Phone Like A Gent: http://www.iamalpham.com/index.php/topics/gentleman-cell-phone-etiquette/ Subscribe To Alpha M! https://www.youtube.com/user/AlphaMconsulting?sub_confirmation=1 Alpha M. App: http://www.alphamapp.com/ ITunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/alpha-m/id904065848 Google Play (android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.alpham.alphamplayer My Website: http://www.iamalpham.com My Services: http://www.aaronmarino.com Best Hair Product: http://www.peteandpedro.com FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/IAmAlphaM In this video men's style, grooming, fitness and etiquette expert , Aaron Marino of http://www.iamalpham.com, talks about how to speak like a gentleman. Aaron Marino gives you 9 talking tips to earn respect and communicate like a gentleman. Aaron Marino of alpha m. covers speaking etiquette 101 for being a gentleman. You may look and act like a gentlemen, but if something comes out of your mouth that is unbefitting of a gentleman, you have totally screwed the pooch. Here are tips for how to speak like gentlemen: 1. Say 'please' whenever asking for anything 2. Say 'thank you' whenever you receive anything 3. Do not use profanity on a regular basis 4. Never talk down to anybody 5. Does not gossip about others 6. Speak in a positive manner 7. Doesn't say anything hateful about anyone! Whether sexist, racist, homophobic, bigoted, it's disgusting! 8. Wait to speak and do not interrupt 9. Know when to shut up
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