Sure, it’s important to tell the truth and to make yourself clear, right?
But what about comedy and sarcasm?
What about using language to form closer relationships?
In this episode, I chat with Ali Uygur Erol, French teacher and PhD student in musicology, about how we “break the communication rules” in order to communicate better.
Learn how, by “flouting Grice’s maxims,” we use language in so many more ways than just giving and requesting information.
- Podcast Episode 8 – Grice’s Maxims: An interview with Ali Uygur Erol
- Podcast Episode 1 – Say vs Tell … What’s the difference?
- Podcast Episode 2 – Buffalo buffalo
- Podcast Episode 3 – What on Earth is an ergative verb?
- Podcast Episode 4 – Interview with Hugh Dellar – “One phrase at a time”
- Podcast Episode 5 – Cambridge Cambridge Cambridge
- Podcast Episode 6 – The English Verb
- Podcast Episode 9 – Enjoy studying again with the Self-Study Menu
- Podcast Episode 10 – Interview with Christian from Canguro English – The paint is still wet
- Podcast Episode 7 – How to Sound Smart (and Witty) in English
- Podcast Episode 11 – Three Things That Surprised Me About the UK
- Podcast Episode 12 – How Not to Die in an English Conversation