International Audience

Know Your (International) Audience

Speak clearly and slowly.
Use metaphors cautiously.
Know your words.
Avoid slang.
“That’s the way we do it back home!”
Watch your body language.
When in Rome, “speak” like the Romans!

(adapted from International Audiences at Toastmansters International)

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