Pronounce English clearly.
Speaking Success offers individual coaching sessions for non-native speakers of English who want to modify their accented speech. Clients are taught important features of North American English pronunciation. They then practice those specific sounds and patterns that have been identified as interfering with communication. Topics covered are:
Clients receive targeted feedback, specific to their needs and goals.
Understand your American audience better
Successful interactions require a common understanding of cultural norms and expectations. Clients improve their cross-cultural communication skills by learning about cultural differences that could cause misunderstandings and practicing ways to adapt for better communication.
Cultural competence means to successfully communicate, negotiate and effectively work with people from other cultures.
Communicate successfully in the workplace.
Speaking Success provides professionals with the keys to effective interactions with their clients, patients, and students. Clients practice the necessary skills to speak clearly, to use appropriate non-verbal language and to engage listeners.
In individual one-on-one sessions, clients re-enact the contexts in which they are using English. Feedback is provided about the clarity of language, the effectiveness of non-verbal communication and use of intonation. Clients feel more confident after practice.
Effective presentation skills
Speaking Success provides clients with the skills to become effective speakers at conferences, in meetings, and in the classroom. Clients practice giving speeches or lectures. They then are given specific feedback on how to improve their delivery. Topics taught include:
Clients practice these skills to speak more confidently, clearly, and effectively.
My Commitment To You
If you have the desire to change, and the willingness to practice and work hard, I promise to provide you with the knowledge, the skills, and the support needed to achieve the cultural and linguistic goals you pursue. I also promise to make the process enjoyable!