Small Talk and Big Talk

“Small Talk – polite conversation about unimportant or uncontroversial matters. Big Talk – deep, meaningful conversation that helps you get to know other people better.”
David Gurteen

I personally don’t like the term “big talk” because to “talk big” means to boast or to brag about one’s abilities, successes, skills, achievements and so on.

That’s why I prefer to use the term “deep talk” for those deep, thought-provoking and more meaningful conversations we have when we want to get to know our conversation partners better.

If you like the idea of practising your English, you might like to come along to one of my Speed Friending events. I’d love to connect with you. 

 

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