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Communicating Effectively In English Short Course

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Communicating Effectively In English Short Course

Many professionals have problems communicating effectively due to poor pronunciation. Unclear speech results in misunderstanding among customers and co-workers, time consuming repetitions and mistaken messages. At this course, delegates will identify the key changes to make in order to build their self confidence and improve their communication skills.

Who should attend
Suitable for all levels of staff in the organisation who don’t speak English as a first language and who wish to improve their English speaking skills.

At the course, you will learn
* Correct pronunciation and techniques to neutralise your accent
* About common errors that second language speakers make and how to correct them
* Which vowels and consonants second language speakers have a problem with
* Ways in which body language can improve your communication
* How to modulate your voice, and articulate clearly for maximum impact

What the course will cover

Voice
* Identifying elements of voice
* Articulation: clarity
* Modulation:
– linking words for smoother speech flow
– intonation patterns, pitch and rhythm

Pronunciation
* Identifying why we ‘struggle’ to pronounce each other’s languages
* Common errors that 2nd language speakers make and how to avoid them
* Stress and rhythm – the ‘neutral’ vowel
* Accent neutralisation: problem vowels and consonants

Common grammar errors in spoken English
* Use of tense and the rule of Concord

Ways to improve your comprehension skills and vocabulary

Building your confidence
* Speaking in front of small and large groups
* Confidence and its effect on your audience
* Controlling your nerves and relaxing to ease anxiety
* Positive language and appropriate gestures/body language to use while speaking in front of others

Communicating and presenting a positive image
* Clarifying how you wish to portray yourself

Watching yourself in action
* Short presentation filmed
* Receive individual feedback on your strengths and weaknesses which will ensure you immediately improve your pronunciation.

Event Details

Date: March 6, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Organizer Name: KumaloGreen
Phone: 011 431 1533
January 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
January 15, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
January 17, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
January 28, 2019 @ 8:00 am - March 29, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
February 4, 2019 - February 7, 2019
February 8, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
June 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
June 24, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm