Online Program

Thursday, February 21
SC3 Seven Techniques to Maximize Speech Clarity if English is Your Second Language Thu, Feb 21, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Napoleon D2

Outline & Objectives (302638)

The course will address seven components of accent modification:

Morning session:

• Techniques for controlling speech speed

• Intonation for highlighting ideas

• Articulation and stress patterns for making words clear

Afternoon session:

• Muscularity for vowel and consonant sounds

• Accuracy of spoken grammar

• Phrasing for fluency

• Crafting a personal development plan

Each module contains interactive exercises for skill-building. Note: The sequence and content of the modules will be adjusted based on the aggregate results of the required, online pre-evaluation of oral communication skills.

Course Objectives

After this course, participants will be able to:

• Assess their communication style and its impact

• Identify the components of their accent

• Target specific speech and language behaviours for development

• Monitor their speech for barriers to understandability

• Improve the clarity of their words and sentences