The usual underlying assumption in conversation is that the participants are co-operating with each other. But are they? Always? Did you ever have a conversation that was not only ineffective, but it left you completely unfulfilled and bamboozled? I know. Been there, done that. The reason for this is probably quite simple. Either you or your … Continue reading Social Interaction Via Language – The Co-operative Principle in Conversation
Hello everyone, Good news. I am expanding my activities and my services! Recently, I have launched a new and comprehensive series called "Secrets of Communication". It is currently in its inception, but expect to find there a lot of fascinating advice on a variety of communication topics, ranging from general Rhetoric, Public Speaking, Presentations, Interpersonal … Continue reading Smart Communication for Better Understanding!
It seems children have an innate understanding of this. "Mommy, how do you say 'Would you like to play with me' in Spanish?", my son asked yesterday. Why would he even bother? After all, he already speaks perfect Romanian, German and some English. Well, because he's made a new friend at the kindergarten. And his … Continue reading Translations? Interpreting? Communication!