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AB12 | 3 Keys to Maintain a Conversation

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Maintaining a conversation can be easy and fun if you remember my 3 keys!

Maintaining a conversation can be easy and fun if you remember the 3 keys!

On the 12th episode of the AudioBLOG, we go over the following Blog post:

Power Conversation: How to Maintain a Coversation

Learning how to have a natural and meaningful conversation with someone has been one of the hottest topics among my students recently. On this episode of the English 2.0 Podcast, I review Part 3 of the “Power Conversation” series where we answer the question: How can I maintain a conversation once I’ve started it? I will teach you 3 keys to success you can use in your next conversation with someone.

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AudioBLOG 5 | Giving Excellent Presentations

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On the 5th episode of the AudioBLOG, we go over the following Blog post:

My Top 10 Tips for Giving Excellent Presentations in English

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Power Conversation: Active Listening (Part 3b of 3)

Active Listening

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In the follow-up to the previous post (Power Conversation Part 3a) we will talk about the concept of Active Listening and then I will give you a useful speaking strategy to help you be an active listener.

So, what does Active Listening mean?
And why is it important?

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Power Conversation: How to Maintain a Conversation (Part 3a of 3)

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Once we’ve made a strong first impression and started the conversation with confidence, how can we maintain the conversation and make sure that this ends up being a positive experience for both people? We’ll take a look at the following points in depth:

  • 3 Keys to Success
  • How to be an “Active Listener”
  • A Simple and Practical Strategy for Responding Naturally

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Power Conversation: How to Start a Conversation with Confidence (Part 2 of 3)

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Here are some of the comments I hear from students everyday:

  • “I’m so nervous when I meet someone new, I don’t know what to say.”
  • “I don’t know how to start a conversation naturally.”
  • “I can introduce myself, but I have no idea how to continue a conversation.”
  • “I don’t know what questions to ask.”

Do these questions sound familiar to you? Have you asked them yourself? If so, don’t worry! You are not alone! These are very common feelings and frustrations and I hope to help you make these things a NON-issue after reading this post.

In the second post in this series, we will discuss how to start a conversation with confidence.

So how do we overcome these challenges?

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Top 10 Tips for Giving Excellent Presentations in English

How to Give Effective Presentations

In today’s business world, it is more important than ever to make a good impression on your co-workers, customers, and clients.

Whether you are introducing yourself to your new group members, giving a speech, or trying to sell your product, speaking to an audience is a very valuable skill and it extremely important in the current economic environment.

I’ve been teaching Presentations to businesspeople now for several years and I, myself, have spoken in front of audiences of around 50 people (and once performed a magic show!). Here are my top 10 tips to help you give an excellent presentation.

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Top 10 Tips for Writing Business E-Mails in English

How to Write Business Emails in English

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I started teaching Business English for businesspeople at companies around the Tokyo area about 8 years ago.

Some of the major topics we cover are, Meetings, Presentations, Negotiating, and Entertaining. However, one of the hottest topics right now that people are wanting and needing to learn is:

Writing E-Mails for Business

Here are my top 10 tips!
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