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In what direction should I explain a topic that requires in-depth knowledge to understand?

This is most likely a general problem in interpersonal communication and teaching that I have come across frequently, but couldn't find a definitive solution for. Here is an example: I am a PhD ...
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How do I improve my presentation skills in the seminar? [closed]

I am an engineering student and I have to prepare seminars frequently. Seminars count for the marks scored and credit. I'm given a topic, I prepare it thoroughly and make a good content slide. All my ...
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How to explain that I rather do something else than go to a social event?

I hate all forms of social gatherings (Parties, Weddings/Receptions, etc). A perfect day for me would be to avoid all human contact (unless it's absolutely necessary, for example, your life is in ...
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How to reply to someone who asks me what I am studying? [closed]

Background: I’m completing a BSc Mathematics, currently in year 4. A lot of people who have almost no mathematical background ask me what I study in university. I understand that this is a very ...
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How to express my concerns to a potential new landlord?

Me and my partner have recently started searching for a new apartment. The reason for leaving the current one is the difficult landlady despite us being model tenants. This includes things like ...
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How do I motivate my partner to study a certain field?

Background: I am an engineer, but I like to do more than that. I have some hobbies that also bring some extra cash. My wife, on the other hand, she doesn't work right now. She is looking for a job, ...
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How to explain that hanging-out like before is difficult because of university obligations

I have a very dear friend, we've known each other for some years now and we are in the middle of a "quiet fight" (I'll explain later what I mean by quiet fight). It is important to note that this ...
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Tips on reassuring partner with bad experiences with previous partners

So... I'm looking at trying to help my current partner (girlfriend) help overcome her emotions when we get in a little bit of a minor argument about random topics and she gets emotional about me ...
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How to explain your future goals in an evaluation interview? [closed]

I've thought about this for a while but don't really know how to go about this. Our company just got merged with a bigger market player. However this opens up a whole lot of opportunities towards ...
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How can I convince my brother to take up programming?

I know that this section of StackExchange isn't related to programming, but this is the closest part of SE I could think to post this to. Anyway, on to the topic.. I have a little brother (19, I am ...
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Answer to: “Why aren't you with your boyfriend right now?”

I have a boyfriend, but still live with my parents and siblings. We've been dating for 8 months. It seems that every time I have a spare moment with my significant other (SO) not present, someone's ...
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How should I explain technical things to non-technical people? [closed]

I'm a programmer who is trying to explain a concept to a non-technical person, in particular the Azure Event Hub and Big Data. I also need to explain why there is an elephant on the picture: When ...