Managing personnel for the enterprise is challenging enough, not to mention supporting various functional areas. Hiring staff with diverse backgrounds can pose a particular challenge, especially when productivity opportunities are being missed because of communication barriers. Be assured, our experts enjoy these challenges and can help your employees become more effective in the workplace.
Below you will find specific specialties we focus on for corporate customers. These offerings have been proven effective with both individual and group communications.
Accent training provides a method for modifying a foreign accent in order to improve intelligibility in conversational English. Initially, an in-depth personal analysis will be performed to identify specific areas of concentration. An instructor will then teach appropriate speech modification techniques, as well as the basic sounds and principles of American English. Figurative language, body language, and suprasegmental aspects of language (stress, tone, pitch) will also be addressed.
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This approach motivates employees towards their goals with speakers of the same language and error patterns. Groups are comprised of 4 to 6 employees for small group settings and 7 to 20 for large group settings. Instruction is still individualized but largely based on common errors. The evaluation will be conducted individually to assess the individual errors and the group will be analyzed to address the commonalities.
Public speaking not only requires preparation and confidence, it also requires poise and effective communication skills. The natural pressure of speaking in front of large groups can cause dry mouth, stuttering, forgetfulness, monotone speaking, and overall poor performance. Through speech coaching, we can improve your confidence, speaking style, delivery, grammar, vocabulary, and overall communicative effectiveness.