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English Negotiation | Nature vs. Nurture

Published on June 29th, 2017 | Last updated on August 7th, 2019 by | Category: Speaking Practice in English | No Comments on English Negotiation | Nature vs. Nurture | 104 Views | Reading Time: 8 minutes

English Negotiation | Nature vs. Nurture

English Negotiation | Nature vs. Nurture

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Topic for Negotiation:

Your nature (genetic make-up), compared to your nurture (environment and upbringing), is relatively a more important factor in determining your success in life.

  1. Arash disagrees. 
  2. Dr. Hariri agrees.

About Negotiation of Meaning:

Negotiation of meaning is a useful and practical activity based on skill integration to practice the 4 skills naturally. In this activity, you can also practice brainstorming, reasoning, and retorting, which are essential skills to perform well in the speaking and writing sections of the IELTS exam where you need to generate and organize relevant ideas.

To become a better negotiator, please consider the following tips:

  1. You should be well-prepared and quick on the trigger.
  2. Remember that a negotiation is NOT a lecture or monologue, and you should take equal turns in the negotiations.
  3. Depending on the topic being discussed, you can conduct some research to familiarize yourself with the issue and boost the level of your confidence.
  4. To support your claims, you can refer to the sources you have studied in preparation for the negotiations.
  5. You can rehearse your performance with a friend before holding our negotiations.
  6. Please note that this activity is like a game, and you should prepare yourself to defend your position even if it is against your own will.

English Negotiation | Nature vs. Nurture

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