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This unit explores verbal communication and language; the words we use, how we use them and how we say or write them.

To be successful you need to both understand what you are being told and to know that people understand you.

Over the next few pages, you'll find out about some of the more common ways in which language creates difficulties and hear some advice on how to overcome them.

ACTIVITY
Listen to our interviewees' experiences. What did one interviewee have to do in a canteen apart from speak French?

Experiences of using language in a foreign culture
Read the transcript
Check your answers


INTRODUCTION: PAGE 1 OF 1


IN LANGUAGE

PART 1: INTRODUCTION
PART 2: MISUNDERSTANDINGS
PART 3: ACCENTS
PART 4: TONE, VOLUME AND STRESS
PART 5: RICHARD'S TIP & USEFUL LINKS
PART 6: USEFUL VOCABULARY AND PHRASES
Link to the general unit
Link to the unit on language
Link to the unit on body language
Link to the unit on time
Link to the unit on status
Link to the unit on relationships
Link to Federico's page
Link to Adam's page
Link to Maralde's page
Link to Chris's page
Link to Andre's page
Link to Richard, the cross-cultural expert's page
Link to the sitemap
FEDERICO
FEDERICO
ADAM
ADAM
MARALDE
MARALDE
CHRIS
CHRIS
ANDRE
ANDRE
RICHARD COOK,
EXPERT
RICHARD COOK,
EXPERT