Lisa Leopold

How to Say “I’m Sorry”

Somehow, it’s something we’re yet to master – the public apology. As a scholar of language, it’s easy to spot the holes many plunge into.   “I’m sorry.” These two words may seem simple, but the ability to express them when you’re in the wrong is anything but – particularly for those in the public eye. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, ... Read the full article
Lisa Leopold

Lisa Leopold is an associate professor and program coordinator for The Middlebury Institute’s English for Academic and Professional Purposes Program. She brings over a decade of experience teaching survival and academic English to adult immigrants, refugees, children, and community college, university, and graduate students on five continents. Professor Leopold has delivered over 50 presentations at international conferences. Professor Leopold’s scholarly work has appeared in the TESL Canada Journal, the CATESOL Journal, and Communication Teacher.

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