So how can you get
people to listen to you?
Here are some tips
and advice on what to do:
Be patient, and
listen attentively to everything that someone is saying, and don't be
too quick in thinking about what you want to say, while they are
If you listen
carefully to other people, then they will also listen carefully to
you whenever you speak.
2. Wait – good
Don't speak too
early, nor too late.
When other people
are speaking, you need to listen to them, and wait for the
appropriate time for you to intervene and say something.
If you wait and
listen to them, then they will wait and listen to you.
When you say
anything, always try to keep it simple, and to the point.
If you give too
much information, or too little information, then people may find it
difficult to understand you and to follow what you want to say.
to everything that everyone is saying, and then you will know exactly
what to ask them, or which comments to make. When you do this, people
find it easy to listen to you.
4. Be convincing
If you want people
to listen to you, to be accaptivated by you, and to believe in you,
then you have to speak in a convincing way.
You need to speak
a confident, self assured manner, and you have to really feel and
believe what you are saying. If you do this, then other people will
follow you whenever you speak.
5. Be interesting
Use as many
adjectives and adverbs as possible to enrichen whatever you say, and
to make everything sound as interesting as possible.
Also use voice
intonation. When you emphasize specific key words, and put energy and
enthusiasm in the way you speak, then people listen to you with all
When you speak in
an interesting manner, people always feel more involved, and they
enjoy listening to you.
So, now that you
know how to get people to listen to you, try watching some other
video lessons on GoSpeakEnglish and listen very carefully so that
you'll be able to answer all the questions in the quiz!
Thanks, and I hope
to see you again soon!