Most common mistakes in a conversatio
Are you really listening?
You’re really just waiting for the other person to stop talking so that you can get your turn.
Ha, you’re going to wow them with your speaking skills—who cares what they say?
Solution: Put your pride on hold and really hear what your talking partner is telling you.
Learn to read between the lines. Observe his body language. Avoid asking“yes or no”questions and probe deeper instead.
You’re there to listen, not to merely hear.
If you have been doing something and then you stop doing it, you no longer do it.
Stop throwing those stones!
He can't stop thinking about it.
probe vt.& vi.探索，调查； 用探针（或探测器等）探查，探测；
A doctor used a probe to remove metal fragments from a wound.
The police probe into organized crime led to several arrests.
They will probe deeply into the matter.