Positions and Interests

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Worksheets – Negotiations: Positions and interests Key terms Match the words and phrases on the left with the explanations on the right. 1. Position a. This is the figure for a particular variable that you would find satisfactory. 2. Interest b. This is something that doesn’t really matter to you, but which you include in your opening position statement because you …

Negotiation Process

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It’s time to negotiate! Here are a few golden rules to successful negotiations: 1) Always try to negotiate for at least 15 minutes. Any less than that and it is unlikely that either party has had enough time to fairly consider the other side. Generally, the size or seriousness of the negotiation determines the amount of time needed to negotiate …

Negotiation Vocabulary

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Word part of speech Meaning Example Sentence alternatives noun other options We can’t offer you the raise you requested, but let’s discuss some other alternatives. amplify verb expand; give more information Could you amplify on your proposal, please? arbitration noun The act of resolving legal conflicts by use of a “neutral” third party. We’re better to settle this between ourselves …

Accent Reduction and Fluency for Speakers of Japanese

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You are as close as your computer to learn from a native speaker of English, an experienced language teacher, who is a culturally savvy expert in technology and business.  Come to the heart of Silicon Valley using Skype, Zoom, or other video conferencing without leaving your home. Every language is different from English in different ways. If you are a …

Accent Reduction and Fluency for Speakers of South Indian Languages

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Many language classes teach English in one way. The do not take into consideration the specific accenty you might have.  Even a class for “Indians” does not take into account the different langauge families foud in India. South Indian languages such as Tamil, Kanada, and Telugu are a different language family than North Indian languages such as Hindi and Urdu …