Your girlfriend dumps you. You send her a message: “Please come back. I am nothing without you.” Why is that the wrong message? Because it’s about you, not about her. If you want to persuade someone, state a benefit for her, not for you. Learn more in the video.
How many meanings does the following sentence have: What are you doing there?
The sentence has only five words but you can interpret it in at least five different ways. It’s very ambiguous. Your audience may interpret it in ways that you didn’t mean. It all depends on your tone of voice. You work on your speaking skills but how good are you at managing your tone of voice? Learn a useful exercise to improve your tone-of-voice control in today’s video.