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  • 1. Ebin k. Jose12mmh112V - Amigos
  • 2. Informal OralCommunication
  • 3. Informal Communication• In informal communication are shorter and simpler.• Speaking without preparation, as in a conversation (in real life or over the phone).• It is easy to convey messages.• Advantages of oral communication are speed and feedback.
  • 4. Informal Communication in business/organization Informal communication is not based on organizational structure or relationships and is free from all sorts of formalities. It is generally Termed as „grapevine‟ or „Bush Telegraph‟. It may be expressed by a gesture, a glance, a smile, a nod or even by silence. Informal communication takes place due to the individual needs of the members of an organization and subsists in every organization. An organization can make efficient use of informal channels to fortify the formal channels of communication.
  • 5. Phrases in Informal English. A huge number of words and phrases are used mainly in informal English.• dude, freaking, uh-huh, nope(= no), to puke, trashy, grownup, awesome, to chill out, stuff, hard-up, to tick somebody off, to sell like crazy. Phrasal verbs are used frequently.• For example, in informal situations, people usually say found out instead of discovered, came across instead of encountered and got away instead of escaped. Words and phrases are sometimes pronounced in a shortened and simplified way• Lemme go!, Im doin fine, Whassup?, Whatcha gonna do?
  • 6. Conversation Start with….• Food, books, entertainment, people and places are the best conversation topics that can be used to initiate a conversation• Examples Of Conversation Starters. – How are you getting on? – You doing OK? – Hi, …! What‟s up? – Hi, …! What‟s new? – Hi, …! Long time no see! – Do you mind me asking…? – Hi, …! Have you been keeping busy – How do you spend your free time? – What do you do on weekends? – What does your name mean?
  • 7.  Sustaining Techniques In Conversation• Accepting criticism: Dont let it become an argument.• Balanced conversation: Give and take in good measure.• Enthusiasm for the subject: Infect them with your passion.• Linking: Connect what is said to other things. Also remember that the most powerful way of keeping a conversation going is simply to ask questions that the other person is interested in answering, and then doing a great deal of listening.
  • 8. Informal invitationsWhats the best way to ask somebody if theyd like to do something with you?  Simple informal invitations • Do you fancy • Are you up for • Do you feel like Ways to accept informal invitations • Id love one / Id love to • Thatd be fun • That sounds lovely • OK, cool
  • 9. Polite WordsPolite words will take you farther than smarts, and will certainly get you fartherthan the smart-aleck. Polite words are better than the finest clothes and the mostexpensive car. Look Some Polite Invitations• Are you busy /free on……..• Shall I bring a bottle• What are you doing on……•I would very much like it if you could come along• Would you like…….. (...a chocolate bar?) ( come to my house for dinner?)• I wondered / was wondering….. (...if youd like to come to my house for dinner) Two words of caution“My Bad” and “I‟m Sorry” are two words that could meanapologies or my mistake.