Do you find conversations with some colleagues more difficult than others? Do you ever find it hard to explain yourself to your boss or with others at a more senior level than you? How to Read Your Boss draws upon the findings of this research. The course will provide a basic introduction to a sample of linguistic toolkits to help you produce a quick and effective analysis of your own and others' talk. This course is unique, as it is based upon the analysis of authentic business conversations that have actually taken place.