Do you ever feel your English is dry? The sentences you say seem disconnected or disjointed? Unable to connect your thoughts with phrases that continue the the conversation in a fluid way?
In future posts, I’ll share examples of how to use each phrase. As the list builds, I’ll link examples from this post.
Feel free to share examples of other conversational connectors you use, or examples of how you have used these in the context of some other conversation.
If you are looking for what to say when you forget what you are talking about, you can use conversation connectors or some of these phrases or words found here.
As a fun fact, the image in this post is a road sign for route 12 in Utah, one of the most scenic routes in the US. If you have ever heard of Bryce Canyon National Park or Kodachrome Basin State Park, these are at the southern end of the route, while Capitol Reef National Park is at the northern end. The photos below are from the author’s travels on byway 12, one of the most inspirational landscapes!
|Driving through Capitol Reef National Park, Utah|
|Scenes of Scenic Byway 12, Utah|
|Camping in Kodachrome Basin State Park, Utah|
|Jennifer Kumar, Author, cycling on byway 12
near Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah
|Rim Trail, Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah|
Having said that, let’s wrap up this post! Until next time, connect, connect, connect!
Jennifer Kumar, author builds cultural context on virtual teams. Jennifer is in Utah. If your team is working with Utahns or Utah based companies, let us be your bridge. Or, if you are visiting Utah and want help with fun, off the beaten path kind of things to do, we can help with that, too! Contact us for to see how we can work together.
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