Arta conversaţiei civilizate: ghid de exprimare elegantă by Margaret Shepherd( Book) 1 edition published in in Romanian and held by 2 WorldCat. Academia de engleza: Ghid de conversatie Sherlock Holmes. reptilianul din mine (Cartea a Arta meditativa a Aromoterapia feng Cele opt pacate capitale ale omenirii civilizate. in limba latina. cu o Mita dragoste pentru literaturA §1 arta% Se punea Se §tie cd limba de conversatie a tuturor cArturarilor romani calvini din in pile civilizate unele forme ale ei au intrat in domeniul legendei. in proportii mai.

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I talk a lot but not as much as she – and the other friend is a fount of information but also ceaselessly talks.

That always distracts me from the subject. I’ve found myself attending many holiday parties this month, and I have made a conscious note to remember some of the conversation basics presented in this book before I went out to the social gatherings.

That’s considering I don’t even like diamonds or care for Tiffany’s. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

So often, our entertainment culture works against the idea that we should converse civilly. Although much of the author’s advice is obvious, I have bookmarked paragraphs concerning how to disagree in a civil manner, handle gossip and address intentional confrontation. I read this book three years ago.

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To ask other readers questions about The Art of Civilized Conversationplease sign up. Jul 29, Jacqueline rated it really liked it. Tips and advice, anthropological and anecdotal which could enliven most conversations in most circumstances with most people. For me – this book was very interesting because it identifies bad habits – such as talking too much and not listening, but other traits as well.


Did it help me? Holly gave me this book.

I enjoyed the quotes, which makes me want to read even more. Good, clear, and correct. While the book offers some great tips for polishing up your formal conversations, the author insists that all conversations, even between friends, be almost completely devoid of strong opinions.

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Would like to cifilizate the updated,edition. There are examples used which were very weird and outdated. This is another great, short book packed full of information. I’ve found myself attending many holiday parties this month, and I have made a conscious note to remember some of the conversation basics presented in this book before I went wrta I read this book a little over a year ago, and at the time I read it, I really looked forward to putting some of these skills to use in the real world.

Dec 22, Ariane rated it it was ok.

Fortunately, the situations and responses that Shepherd does include cover so many areas so well that it’s worth re-reading with a highlighter in hand. I read most of this little civklizate in a day. Oct 02, A. Feb 19, Amy rated it really liked it. On the other hand, this obvious common-sense manual of humorless idiocy will not receive the same reverence.


It put me to sleep a few times. It pretty much reminds you that to be an ar I’ll admit I’m a sucker for etiquette books with nice covers. So many conversations came to mind while reading this, mainly others who were attentive to me or where I made a solid connection.

Listen more, swear less, ask questions, etc. As someone who isn’t necessarily a natural at the civiluzate of conversation, I found this book to be full of helpful tools to facilitate basic social interactions and then some.

I was hoping to become less awkward myself, but I guess that would take a miracle, not a book! Want to Read saving…. This is the first book I have listened to with narration by Donna Postel and she did an outstanding job with a pleasant, expressive voice, well-modulated delivery and no trace of the pedantic.

So, I thought I’d mention it here – that even well over a year after having read this book, I’ve been able xonversatiei apply its insights in my everyday life.