JM&C Business Seminars and Training


English Pronunciation Seminar

Discover effective techniques for clear speech

and pronunciation for international business



Basic Course information

Seminar goals

The goal of this seminar is to train participants to understand the fundamentals of clear English speech and pronunciation. They will have the opportunity to practice pronunciation and clear speaking techniques through role plays for the following  business simulations exercises:

  1. Presentations
  2. Meetings
  3. Telephone conversations.

By the end of the course, participants should be aware of how to speak more clearly and learn techniques to quickly and effectively improve their English pronunciation.

Seminar Hours

10:00 - 17:00 (6 hours)

Class type

Group (5 to 15 participants)

Class location

To be taught at participant premises

Study materials

1) JM&C original materials

2) Whiteboard

3) Pen and paper for each student

Pre-course assignment

1) Pre-read course materials

2) Answer a short needs analysis survey

Seminar activities

1) Lectures

2) Discussions

3) Speaking practice

4) Teamwork activities

5) Short presentations

6) Instructor and peer feedback

Seminar Activities

This is a list of typical activities and tasks set during our seminars.

Lecture

At the beginning of each study unit, the instructor will give a brief lecture on the fundamentals of clear speaking and pronunciation. This prepares participants for exercises and role plays to further improve their speaking skills.

Pronunciation Practice

Participants will study various sounds and pronunciation methods necessary for clear English speech.   They will also get the chance to practice their pronunciation with a native English speaking instructor and get feedback on their strong and weak points.

Clear Pronunciation in Business Simulations

Participants can practice their pronunciation skills through various business simulation role plays. This trains participants to speak more clearly and be understood in a range of situations including meetings, telephone calls and teleconferences.  

Pronunciation for Presentations and Public Speaking

Participants also have the chance to practice short presentations to improve their pronunciation and ability to be understood clearly by an audience.  

Team activities

Team building activities are designed to engage participants, build group coordination and facilitate a deeper learning experience during our seminars.

Schedule (6 hours)

Time

Duration

Study Topics

10:00 - 10:30

30 mins

Introduction to course

10:30 - 11:30

1 hour

How to teach yourself clear pronunciation

11:30 - 12:00

30 mins

Stress and Rhythm for clear speech

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch

13:00 - 14:00

1 hour

Difficult to pronounce sounds and clear speech

14:00 - 14:30

30 mins

Intonation for clearer and more interesting speech

14:30 - 15:00

30 mins

Using clear pronunciation on the telephone

15:00 - 15:30

30 mins

Clear Pronunciation in Meetings

15:30 - 16:30

1 hour

Clear Pronunciation for giving presentations

16:30 - 17:00

30 mins

Final advice for further study and Q&A session

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