In this interactive object, learners consider the importance of demonstrating a positive attitude. They reflect on their own experiences and challenge themselves to let go of preconceived notions.
Learners examine how language can interfere with clear communication. They select examples of ambiguity, assuring expressions, doublespeak euphemisms, jargon, emotive content, false implications, meaningless comparisons, and vagueness. In an interactive exercise, learners identify ways to overcome these barriers.
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