Why you should care about becoming more aware of how meaning is shaped in interaction
Vocabulary and grammar most important? Most clients and course participants of language & communication courses are mainly focused on using the right words (i.e. in terms of semantic meaning and meaning you can find in dictionaries) and verb tenses when communicating in English – completely valid and understandable. Language use, however, is more complex and extends to higher levels. Continune reading.
Interested in persuading others of your stance? Want to be able to communicate more effectively and with more impact at work? Want to get the job done to the best of your ability? If you do, you should not just focus on the content of your job, but also on being persuasive while communicating with others. In this blog series, I will explain the five parts of rhetoric, and this first part is about ‘invention’.