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Activity 7.6 - Acknowledge, Bridge, Communicate if it gets tricky

3 - Your own ABC statements

For the talk you prepared earlier, get someone to question you about it. Practise using ABC. In the comments section, write down one example of ABC you used. Check what other users suggest — perhaps you can use these too.

Here are a few more bridging statements:

“The important issue is…”

“I think it would be more accurate to say…”

“What I’ve said comes down to this…”

“Let me emphasize again…”

“What matters most in this situation is…”

“While ___________ is important, it’s also important to remember that…”

“Let me emphasize again…”

“Before we leave this subject, I need to add…”

“What we really want to find out is if... “

“The impact that this could have is... “