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TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Chapter 1. Chance of Success
Cross-cultural distinctions of small talk
Jokes and anecdotes
Could you tell me more
Language in intercultural communication
Contextuality of small talk
Ideal subjects are mundane
How to stop a gossip?
In a not sincere way, but in a worldly way
Maintain a small talk
Asking questions doesn't mean delving into the soul
Answer the question correctly
Chapter 2. Reasons for communication
Seek to practice small talk
But I'm interested in you
Above all, be in a good mood yourself
For prospects and customers
Traffic light rule
How to avoid a tedious conversation during networking?
Respect the limits
How to express disagreement?
The elegance of speech. Eight Rules of The Class
How to answer embarrassing questions?
Rude talk and jokes
Controversial topics: health, politics, religion
Go to the extreme
When there's nothing to lay down
What catches the eye
Topics always easy to discuss
Chapter 3. When a small talk becomes a conversation
100 suitable topics
Small talk for all occasions
A bunch of questions
Conclusion. universal laws
About the Author
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