Direct And Indirect Communication - Talaera

Direct and indirect communication

Did you know that “yes” means different things around the world? Communicate more effectively with people from different cultures at work.

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Duration: 45 minutes
Level: Advanced
Content: 5 lessons total

What you will learn

Culture & Etiquette
Direct and indirect communication
Asking questions
Identify direct and indirect communication
Learn to identify these two communication styles.
3 readings
3 videos
3 exercises
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The meaning of YES across cultures
Did you know that “yes” doesn’t always mean “yes”?
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2 videos
4 exercises
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Ask better questions to get clear answers
Ask effective questions and have more productive conversations in multicultural settings.
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2 videos
4 exercises
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Softening language to sound more polite
Learn strategies to soften your message and sound more polite across cultures.
4 readings
2 videos
4 exercises
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Direct and indirect communication
Apply what you’ve learned in this practice scenario.
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4 exercises
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What’s included?

Weekly Speaking Practice

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Custom Quizzes

Remember new words with custom quizzes, real-time feedback, and instant translations.

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Practice the words that matter to you
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Personal Dictionary

Understand industry-specific and general vocabulary and save them for future practice.

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Translate and define words
Listen to the pronunciation

AI Generated Content

Remember words and expressions more easily with examples generated for you.

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Use those examples at work right away

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What can I learn with self-study?

You can learn how to write more effective emails, share ideas with confidence in meetings, deliver impactful presentations, improve your grammar, expand your vocabulary, and more.

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We use a combination of real-life examples and carefully designed resources to prepare you for your day-to-day job.

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Yes, every week, you will be invited to a live session with one of our business English instructors. These group sessions last 60 minutes and you will be able to learn, practice, and ask questions with other professionals from around the world.

What is the Personal Dictionary?

The Talaera Personal Dictionary is a great tool to remember new words and integrate them in your daily vocabulary. It allows you to save words, get the definition, pronunciation, and translation with a click, and see AI-generated examples tailored to your role and industry. It also has a Practice tool with custom quizzes and real-time feedback.