Introduction to the 6 Principles of Polite Speaking

Introduction to the 6 Principles of Polite Speaking

This short video introduces the 6 Principles of Polite Speaking.

If you want to speak politely, you will need to listen and notice how fluent speakers communicate. You will notice differences between varieties of English and you will notice how there are a variety of ways to express the same thing.

You cannot master polite English overnight. However, if you follow this six principles, you’ll start to express yourself more politely and  will begin to see results.

Here are the six principles. Can you guess what they refer to?

  1. The Uncertainty Principle

  2. The Indirect Question Principle

  3. Respect Intelligence Principle

  4. Sensitive Correction Principle

  5. Reluctant Disagreement Principle

  6. Avoid Direct Commands Principle

Before you watch the next video lesson, why not spend a few minutes and predict what each of the principles refers to?

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