Cultural Identifiers
Liliane Maestrini
Here's a good example of the value of learning the appropriate cultural identifiers and the embarrassment that follows from not learning/using them from the Olympics. In brief: the announcer said: “She gives a hug to Lili,” Marlowe [the sports announcer] said. “That is her husband. She married Lili in 2013.”


Reducing Communication Apprehension
Here's a novel method for rehearsing your speech and for reducing your communication apprehension.