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English Pronunciation: Confidence Combo for Careers  


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For English as second language learners.

This course covers three major areas that help you achieve confidence and success: Presentation Skills, Speaking Techniques, and Pronunciation. Classes focus on a combination of skills needed to enhance your business and your personal lives.  

Keep reading for more information or click here to sign up.

 

Interview Strategies

  • Do you freeze when you are asked: “Tell me about yourself” during an interview?
  • What is Really Listening? Are you too nervous to Really Listen?
  • How do you answer awkward questions?
  • What questions can, and should, you ask?
  • Telephone interviews; ZOOM interviews. How are they different from face-to-face interviews?

 

 

 

Speaking Techniques

  • Pronunciation: Are certain sounds, words, or combinations of words difficult to say? Does the last word of your sentence get lost?
  • Projection: Are you asked to repeat yourself when you order something? Can people hear you easily?

 

 

 

Presentation Skills

  • Most people fear giving Public Presentations. Do you?
  • Learn various techniques to overcome your specific fear of speaking.
  • Learn types of breathing to relax; breathing to energize.

 

 

 

 

Your course will consist of a pre-assignment, independent coursework and final assignment as well as live online class sessions with your teacher/other au pairs. Credit for J-1 visa students is 36 hours. Students earning J-1 visa credit must attend all sessions and complete all homework.

Elizabeth Marner-Brooks is an Associate Professor at The New School for Public Engagement, where she teaches Listening/Speaking, Pronunciation, and Reading. Elizabeth has created and taught courses in Presentations, Public Speaking, “Acting for Non-Actors”, and “Be Assertive: Speak Up & Speak Out” for The New School.

During her career as a professional actor and public speaker, Elizabeth represented major corporations, Fortune 500 companies, and CBS Television Network throughout the United States.

 

English Pronunciation: Confidence Combo for Careers    

Credit: 36 hours/3.6 CEU

Dates:

March 20-April 11, 2021

Instructor: Elizabeth Marner-Brooks Fee: $275.00
# of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:    
6   Su Sa   3/20/2021-4/11/2021    
Class meets online: Saturdays and Sundays: 1pm-3:30pm (eastern time).
Building/Room: Online, online platform , NY , 
 
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Class ID: WS21LEX16Mar2 
 
 

English Pronunciation: Confidence Combo for Careers    

Credit: 36 hours/3.6 CEU

Dates:

April 7-24, 2021

Instructor: Elizabeth Marner-Brooks Fee: $275.00
# of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:    
6   W Sa   4/7/2021-4/24/2021    
Class meets online Wednesdays 6pm-8:30pm (eastern time) and Saturdays 10am-12:30pm (eastern time).
Building/Room: Online, online platform , NY , 
 
 Show More
 
Class ID: WS21LEX16Apr 
 
 

English Pronunciation: Confidence Combo for Careers  
Instructor: Elizabeth Marner-Brooks $275.00
# of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:   Times:
6   W Sa   3/3/2021-3/20/2021   6:00 PM-8:30 PM

Class meets online Wednesdays 6pm-8:30pm (eastern time) and Saturdays 10am-12:30pm (eastern time).

Building/Room: Online, online platform , NY ,   

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