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Deborah Tannen

Deborah Tannen
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Deborah Tannen is professor of linguistics at Georgetown University and author of many books, including That’s Not What I Meant!: How Conversational Style Makes or Breaks Relationships.

Talking sense: How to always say what you mean and prevent misunderstandings

Communicating effectively is not about what we say; it's about being aware of a whole host of non-verbal messages that we're always sending out

IMPORTANT COVID-19 NOTICE!

Until the pandemic is declared to be over always:

  • Wear a proper face mask when stepping out
  • Maintain a distance of six feet
  • Wash your hands with soap and water frequently; Use a hand-sanitiser when outdoors

If you have COVID-19 or suspect that you do, but have mild symptoms, including mild fever, tiredness, dry cough or sore throat, you should self-quarantine right away.

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