It's Just an Expression

It's Just an Expression

Offensive Figures of Speech

This video vignette clearly demonstrates the impact of offensive figures of speech on workplace relationships.

Learning Path & Details


  • Understanding Diversity
  • Fostering Inclusion, Equity & Belonging

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Training Files (10)

It's Just an Expression
Video with graphics and narrator
Video Vignette04:36 minEnglishDemo
It's Just an Expression
Video without narrator
Video Vignette04:02 minEnglishDemo
Additional Material 2 pagesEnglishPreview
Additional Material 5 pagesEnglishPreview
Additional Material 2 pagesEnglishPreview
Additional Material 2 pagesEnglishPreview

Additional Information

Trainer Comments: Helping participants gain a better understanding of how seemingly innocent expressions may have a harmful impact in the workplace. Use for greater understanding of the M.E.E.T. model; provides a real example for in-depth discussions.

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