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Aizuchi (back-channeling): A key to smooth conversation

Aizuchi (back-channeling): A key to smooth conversation

During a conversation in Japanese, the listener often gives short verbal reactions which are not replies but "Aizuchi" (Back-channel behavior). Back-channeling is very important to have smooth conversation with Japanese people.  Watch video clips provided, and study the listener's back-channeling behaviors.

 

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