In this programme, we find out how to keep a conversation going and keep it lively!
When you've listened to the programme, don't forget to check out the gestures and facial expressions we can also use to continue a conversation.
|Vocabulary around conversations:
sworn to secrecy
'Give us a clue'
continues easily without stopping and starting
to make longer
words that are used to get from one part of a conversation to another, e.g. 'and then', 'so'
talk and information about other people's lives or behaviour which might be untrue or even unkind
something that's been told to you in confidence, so you shouldn't repeat it or tell anyone else
have been made to promise not to reveal something
try to find the answer to a question without knowing whether you'll be right or wrong
an informal way of asking for more information to help you guess the answer to a question, and here, 'us' can refer to one person
movements of the body, limbs or head to show what you're thinking, what you mean or how you feel
looks on someone's face which show what they are thinking, what they mean or how they feel
WHAT HAVE YOU LEARNT?
A. GESTURES AND FACIAL EXPRESSIONS
Here are some used by two of our team members.