Articles on Conversation

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On these pages you will find over 100 articles relating to oral communication. We've grouped these into the general topics below, each of which offers several more specific articles. There is no "right order" to read these in, no points for reading them all, just jump in where you see something of interest and gain or hone your conversational skills. Then go practice with your friends, family, and business associates.

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