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Killing a conversation

The following happens (too) often between students who have paid good money to practise their English language skills: Student A: Did you have a good weekend? Student B: Yes, but it was like every other weekend. End of conversation as they turn to their phones or books. Now isn’t that a wasted opportunity? Either of […]

DEPEND

The best way to kill a conversation is to keep silent.

The second best way to kill a conversation is to answer someone’s question with a “yes”, “no” or “it DEPENDS” and then keep silent.