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How to Navigate Face-Threatening Acts

Lecture no. 4 from the course: How Conversation Works: 6 Lessons for Better Communication

How to Navigate Face-Threatening Acts

Taught by Professor Anne Curzan | 33 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses

Situations that threaten another’s “face” or dignity are particularly complicated. Explore methods for managing this difficult social territory, including guidance on enhancing positive face, respecting personal space, offering a successful apology, and navigating the politics of giving a compliment. Consider how cultural differences of politeness affect expectations in this area.

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