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Communication Strategies Used by High School English Language Learners in Multilingual Classrooms

In consideration of the 557 communication strategies identified in this study that were collectively used to negotiate meaning by the participants, it can be inferred that when teachers allow students who are learning a second language to work in small groups, students have more access to opportunities to practice speaking in the secondlanguage they are […]

20 Ways to Enhance your Communication Skills

Effective spoken communication involves expressing your ideas and views clearly, concisely and confidently, tailoring your content and style to the audience and promoting free-flowing communication.The publication covers how to: – Be clear and concise. – Vary your tone, pace and volume to enhance the communication and encourage questions.– Be persuading and negotiating: arriving at an […]

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Handbook of Intercultural Communication and Cooperation

The ability to communicate with people from diverse cultural backgrounds is becoming increasingly important. Many employers consider intercultural competence to be a key criterion for selecting qualified candidates. The authors discuss practical approaches for designing and conducting intercultural training, methodology, and evaluation procedures based on current research. The explore the intercultural factor particularly as it […]


Tips for Successful Communication with International Students

The publication lists ten tips for successful communication with international students in the form of: 1. Listening; 2. Limiting the use of acronyms, abbreviations, jargon, colloquialisms and idioms; 3. Handling possible cultural difference indicators; 4. Checking for understanding; 5. Navigating bureaucracy; 6. Helping to understand customs; 7. Learning names; 8. Being curious; 9. Not generalising; […]

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Appearance Matters: ‘intersectionality’

Appearance Matters: The Podcast! Is the official podcast of the Centre for Appearance Research – a world leading research centre investigating body image and appearance psychology research, based at the University of the West of England in Bristol, UK.In this podcast episode, the term intersectionality is explained, in particular its application to qualitative and quantitative […]