Aug 2019

Say It Right! Pronunciation and Voice Fluency

Course Information

Start Date 26 Aug 2019, Monday
End Date 26 Aug 2019, Monday
Time 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Venue 100 Orchard Road, Concorde Hotel Singapore
Fee $580 (Excluding GST) Inclusive of hotel buffet lunch, light refreshments and course materials
Contact 6720 3333 (Ms Chye Fen) chyefen@asm.edu.sg
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Do you find it a challenge to get your words out when explaining your points and thoughts in important situations such as interviews, presentations, meetings and phone calls? Do you become anxious, nervous, tense, lose track of where you are at, speak too fast or pause too much? Do people sometimes have trouble understanding you because English is your second language or because you use your mother tongue languages more frequently?

Be a Fluent Speaker and Be Clear In Your Pronunciation For Everyday Use

Imagine not having to repeat yourself, not ever having to feel tired of being misunderstood, no longer having to feel self-conscious or seen as less intelligent anymore because of your reservation in pronouncing words correctly.

This course will change the way you speak with your clients, their customers, your friends and the world. Whether you are a working professional preparing for an important meeting, a manager getting ready for a presentation, a supervisor wanting to speak with confidence, or an employee wishing to get more in tune with their bosses and clients, this pronunciation course is one that is right for you.

Key Takeaways

The objectives of the course are that the participants will:

  • Identify and correct common pronunciation errors
  • enhance their knowledge of the phonemic chart and the individual sounds of English
  • develop more confidence in speaking
Course Outline

The course will cover the following topics:       

  • Objectives
  • The 3 Vs of Communication – Visual, Vocal, Verbal
  • Barriers to Effective Communication
  • Identifying Common Pronunciation Problems
  • Clear Pronunciation – Vowels
  • Clear Pronunciation –  Consonants
  • Word and Sentence Stress
  • Using your Voice – Pace and Tone
  • Putting it into practice
Who Must Attend?

Those who want to enhance their pronunciation. It’s also useful for those who use English as a second language.

The training will be conducted using the following:

  • small group discussion
  • large group discussion
  • written exercises

“We continue to receive very positive comments about Emma’s courses from my staff members. Several people, including our internal communication manager, said that Emma provided the best one-day training courses. Many thanks for providing insights, tips and factoids that will enable our company to write and communicate even better to our bosses and stakeholders.” – Cynthia Zhuang, Marketing Manager, NETS Singapore

“Great business courses by Emma! I walk away with some great tips and insights which are not just ideas that have no practical consideration. The class’s spirit of spontaneity and engagement is also very encouraging for my learning. Every trainer should be able to keep the attention of the class just like she has.” – Jess Tang-Xin, Senior Admin Executive, Singapore Workforce Development Agency

“I loved Emma’s presentation style. She shares stories to help everyone relate to the business scenarios that we may encounter at work. She also simplifies concepts for everyone to understand easily. One of the best professional development courses I have been to. I will recommend my colleagues to join me for one of her other upcoming courses.” – Razline Maria, Senior Business Associate, Shangri-la Hotel Singapore

Trainer’s Profile

Business English and Communications Coach: Emma Jarman-Jones (MBA, Imperial College London in UK)

Emma Jarman-Jones specialises in developing and enhancing workplace communication skills. This work includes writing, speaking, interpersonal and management skills training. She has over 15 years of experience training in Singapore, as well as regionally in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam.

Emma has worked as an external consultant and trainer with both private and public sectors, designing, customising and delivering programmes, and coaching individuals. She believes in the potential of every person and is dedicated to providing the highest quality of training that will benefit the individual, as well as the organisation.

Emma holds an MBA from the Imperial College London in United Kingdom. She has also completed a Diploma in Human Resource Development at the Singapore Institute of Management, and is a certified People Developer Consultant.

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