Interpersonal Communication

Improve Listening and Clarity Through Rephrasing

Reading time 37 min
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Rephrasing what someone else has just said can seem like an admission of miscomprehension, or just a waste of time. But this course is here to convince you that rephrasing is in fact an incredibly useful tool for improving listening and for gaining clarity. In the workplace it can be an important tool for both management and employees, and it can offer great benefits at home as well.

This is an exploration of those benefits and the difference between rephrasing in a tacky or annoying way, and doing it in a way that others will value and appreciate.


Expected outcomes

Explore the benefits of rephrasing

Improve your listening and gain clarity

Stronger relationships. Heightened listening Better clarity for taking action


This skill path was created by Marie-Josée Couchaère


Available languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Dutch
  • Turkish
  • French
  • German
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Italian

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