Additional Patterns

Now, there are some extra patterns which can be included within the Milton model. And the first one is embedded commands. These are commands which are embedded within a sentence, which direct a person to actually do something as a double message, one that goes...

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More Patterns of The Milton Model

Now we’re up to number ten, which is tag questions. And you hear these all the time, do you not? It’s a question that follows a statement. What the question does is to displace resistance which makes the main statement easier to accept. The eleventh patter...

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Patterns of The Milton Model

Let’s now look at the language patterns that make up the Milton Model. Now, each pattern has a specific name, which is often derived from logic or linguistics. And it’s really, really important that you don’t get hung up on the labels. For now, you just ...

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What is The Milton Model?

The Milton model is the first of the two major language models within NLP and is based on the language patterns of the late Milton H. Erickson, M.D. who is generally regarded as having been the foremost practitioner of hypnotherapy in the 20th century and poss...

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Intonation Patterns

You’ll remember that in any verbal communication, the tonality of the word carries around 38% of the information and the way that words are spoken can have a profound effect on you. The voice tonality communicates directly with the unconscious mind. So, the ...

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Chunking

Welcome to the section of the course on chunking. In the manual, there’s an outline of what’s called the levels of abstraction. The chunking diagrams show how you can take an idea, a concept or a thing and map it up or down through different levels of abst...

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What is Linguistic Change?

Let’s now turn our attention to linguistic change. What does that mean? What is linguistic change? When someone hears something, their unconscious mind has to accept the presuppositions that are integral to the sentence in order to make sense of it. What tha...

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Can You Identify Presuppositions?

Now, let’s look at some more examples. There’s another exercise on presuppositions in which you’re going to be identifying what type of presupposition is being used. Here are some examples to give you the idea If the cat meows again, I’ll have to put h...

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Presupposition of Mind Read

Let’s look at an exercise on linguistic presuppositions. A vital skill to develop is your ability to not only identify what is presupposed in someone’s communication, but also to be aware of and beware of what is called mind reading. This is where you assu...

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Let’s Explore Presuppositions

Presupposition of complex equivalence is like an equation. The link between the two things is coincidental rather than causative. Something means something else. For complex equivalence, we are listening out for words like be, means, like and any other part of...

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