The Art of Civilized Conversation

A guide to the art of personal communication and conversation explains how to find the right words regardless of the situation, with advice on body language, appropriate subject matter, graceful exits, and other important speaking skills.

The Art of Civilized Conversation

The Art of Civilized Conversation

A guide to the art of personal communication and conversation explains how to find the right words regardless of the situation, with advice on body language, appropriate subject matter, graceful exits, and other important speaking skills.

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The Art of Civilized Conversation
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: Margaret Shepherd, Sharon Hogan
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Broadway

A guide to the art of personal communication and conversation explains how to find the right words regardless of the situation, with advice on body language, appropriate subject matter, graceful exits, and other important speaking skills.
The Art of Civilized Conversation
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Margaret Shepherd
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-12-18 - Publisher: Crown

For those intimidated by the complexity of personal interaction, or those simply looking to polish their speaking skills, The Art of Civilized Conversation is a powerful guide to communicating in an endearing way. In our fast-paced, electronic society, the most basic social interaction—talking face-to-face—can be a challenge for even the
The Art of Conversation
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Catherine Blyth
Categories: Self-Help
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-09-03 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Every day we use our mobiles and computers to communicate, but ironically we are losing touch with face-to-face talk. Catherine Blyth reveals the endless possibilities of conversation and shows that when it works it can come close to heaven. With examples from Elizabeth I to Tommy Cooper, courtesans to nomads,
The Art of the Actor
Language: en
Pages: 245
Authors: Jean Benedetti
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Routledge

How did acting begin? What is its history, and what have the great thinkers on acting said about the art and craft of performance? In this single-volume survey of the history of acting, Jean Benedetti traces the evolution of the theories of the actor's craft drawing extensively on extracts from
The Art of the Personal Letter
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Margaret Shepherd, Sharon Hogan
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-09-16 - Publisher: Crown

When was the last time you wrote a letter? Or received one in the mail? These days, it’s so easy to dash off a quick e-mail or text message or make a cell- phone call while you’re on the run that you may rarely make time for letter writing. But

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