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?
The Uncertainty Principle
The Indirect Question Principle
Respect Intelligence Principle
Sensitive Correction Principle
Reluctant Disagreement Principle
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?