Communication with Diplomacy

Communication with Diplomacy and Tact Defined generally as communicating in ways that instill good feelings in others and avoid creating bad feelings, communicating with diplomacy and tact requires specific linguistic and nonlinguistic considerations.  This course...

Noam Chomsky Interview

Noam Chomsky Interview (taken from http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/37725-noam-chomsky-on-the-evolution-of-language-a-biolinguistic-perspective) Human language is crucial to the scientific quest to understand what kind of creatures we are and, thus crucial to...

The Structure of Language

orifactoryUnderstanding the Structure of Language is critical to Mastering Communication. (Note here that Shannon and Weaver talked three key considerations, syntactic, semantic, and pragmatic.¬† Under the Structure of language, I don’t include a discussion of...