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Being Polite: English One Live March 23, 2020
In our first ever Live Chat, Nicoletta takes on her first of many topics suggested by students. In this video, she answers the question,”How do I sound more polite in English?”
It’s not easy to express what you want, get what you need or share your opinion politely in a foreign language, especially if your bank of vocabulary is not that big. In this chat, Nicoletta discusses her 5 Useful Tips for Being Polite. Here she gives you really functional words and phrases to use in different situations which will help you say what you mean without being…mean or rude.
FREE ONLINE ENGLISH LESSON
Watch, listen and take notes. This is the kind of language you can put to use today whether you are a beginner or fluent speaker.
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ONLINE ENGLISH LESSON CONTENTS
0:00- 2:14 Introduction to the chat
2:15 How to be more polite: beyond please and thank you
3:22 How can being polite help me?
4:20 What influences politeness besides just words?
4:50 5 Ways to Help You Be More Polite
5:25 Tip #1: Think and Speak Slowly
7:20 Tip #2: Listen and Be Understanding
12:26 Tip #3: Avoid Using Negative Words
14:49 Tip #4: What’s the Magic Word?
17:20 Tip #5: Don’t Point the Finger
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