Awareness Workshop – Rephrasing

In my past posts, I have explored a few topics that I believe one should cover in such a workshop. All of these topics have involved training speakers to adjust to their audience -adjusting their speed, avoiding overly idiomatic language, and being careful of cultural references. Today I’d like to look at another skill thatContinua a leggere “Awareness Workshop – Rephrasing”

Being Aware of Cultural References

We have already covered two well known problem areas with our discussions of speed and idioms. Today I’d like to take a look at something that is often overlooked by Native Speakers and which often creates big challenges when communicating internationally. It is something I believe is key in a Raising Language Awareness Workshop: UsingContinua a leggere “Being Aware of Cultural References”