Say It Right! Pronunciation And Voice Fluency

– Improving your Voice Fluency and Speak Confidently

“I want to sound right and leave a great impression. Say but little and say it well.”

– Gaelic Proverb

Do you struggle with getting your words out when explaining things in important situations, situations like interviews, presentations, meetings, phone or video conferences? Do you become anxious, nervous tense up, loose track of where you’re at, speak too fast, or even stutter?

If you struggle with speaking well, this course can literally transform your life. You probably know from personal experience that not being able to speak well can limit your career choices, restrict your social life, and restrict your relationships.

This course allows you to project your voice more confidently, and speak more fluently so that your thoughts and words stream together in sync helping you present your thoughts and ideas in an intelligent and precise manner.

Be a FLUENT SPEAKER and be clear in your Pronunciation for everyday use!

Key Takeaways

  • Avoid common errors in voice and articulation
  • Understand how to modulate your voices
  • Acquire useful practice in pronunciationv
  • Avoid commonly mispronounced words
Course Outline
  • Elements of voice and voice apparatus
  • Improving voice volume
  • Improving intonation and tonal variation
  • 4Ps of vocal tone
  • Impact of tone on meanings
  • Maximize voice using inflection
  • Pace and pausing for maximum impact
  • Vowel and consonant sounds
  • Fifty commonly mispronounced words
  • British and American words distinguished
  • Replacing “Singlish” with standard English
  • Reducing mother tongue interference
  • Avoiding speech fillers
  • Practice sessions with sound drills both group and individual
Training Methodology

Training is engaging, practical and lively with lots of sound drills and both individual and group applications.

Who Should Attend?

This is a highly popular pronunciation course specially designed for all executives and non-executives who wish to and need to improve their speech articulation and fluency for best impact.

Testimonials

“Sandra’s sessions are always highly interactive and engaging with lots of hands on experience and positive outcomes.”

“Sandra listens, analyses our needs and delivers what we need. Our participants benefited immensely.”

“Sandra has conducted several workshops for us for our heads of department and engineers. Feedback is always rated excellent.”

“A very good course to learn and improve my pronunciation in English. It is a very interactive session. The lecturer is humorous, interesting and fantastic.”
Senior Executive, Energy Management Authority

“Sandra Sandu makes the course interesting by giving good examples and practices. I am able to speak more confidently now!”
Manager, Gemplus Technologies

Trainer

Say It Right! Pronunciation And Voice Fluency 1

Sandra Sandu is an inspiring and passionate global trainer, consultant, speaker and author with 29 years track record training and consulting employees of Fortune 500 corporations in twenty countries across the Asia Pacific. Her training territory includes cities in Asia, Middle East and Australia.

Sandra graduated with a Masters degree in Education (Training and Development) distinction from the University of Sheffield University UK and a Diploma from Trinity College of Speech and Drama, UK. She is a Certified Trainer with the American Management Association (AMA) and a Licensed Trainer with Tony Buzan Centre UK in Thinking Skills, Brain Power, Creative Thinking, Innovation and Mind Mapping. Since 1993, she has been a Certified Management Consultant and is one of the rare recipients of the esteemed Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants FCMC (USA) citation.

Sandra is a well-known speaker at international conferences and has been listed in International Who’s Who Directory since 1997. Sandra has also authored an acclaimed guidebook “Getting Ahead in Your Career” Her training workshops are always rated highly with the use of accelerated learning techniques to maximize learning and recall.

Over the last twenty years, Sandra has been featured on leading television, radio and websites and has trained, consulted and inspired no less than half a million employees of key global corporations including Rolls Royce, ST Engineering, ST Aerospace, ST Marine, Honeywell, Jurong Shipyard, Sembawang Shipyard, Protex, Fugro Offshore, Shell, Singapore Refining Company, Singapore Petroleum Company, Petronas, Petronas Carigali, Petronas Pernapisan, Pertamina, Lubrizol, Castrol, BP Asia, Mc Dermott SEA, Bredero Shaw, Halliburton, MEA Holdings, Ameron Technologies, Ministry of National Development, Building Control Authority, Subana Ascendas, JTC, Worley Parsons, CPG and many more, across twenty countries.

SPF

The course is very informative and was very well delivered by the lecturer.

SPF

SPF

The course contents were clear and precise. The instructor was able to keep the class highly motivated and engaged.

SPF

ICA

From this course it clears up my misconception regarding counseling in terms of the outcome that shouldn’t come from me. I realized my role of counseling people. Thank you for the valuable sharing.

ICA

IDA

Mr. Praga is very good and thus makes one thinks hard and deep. Thank you.

IDA

Singapore Customs

The role-play was helpful. MICA This was a very interactive and engaging workshop. I get to learn a lot.

Singapore Customs

Singapore Customs

Has gained several insights into the topic and has been beneficial with the several coaching model available to work with.

Singapore Customs

MCYS

Good trainer, enjoyed his course.

MCYS

SPF

A very good course with spiritual enlighten and very pleasing to my soul. Well done! Brilliant lecturer!

SPF

HAS

Trainer is good who love to share his knowledge and methods.

HAS

NUHS

Rodney has provided alternatives to handle employees in different work context. Through effective communication tactics and K.S.A approach, employees faces can be understood and furthermore improve on their performance.

NUHS

NUHS

Rodney was clear with his presentation and was able to provide comfortable alternative solutions to manage difficult situations.

NUHS

Anonymous

Dr Gabriel, thank you so much. Will live by your parting advice: It is not knowledge but consciousness of body language! Thanks again. Great course! Gabriel is really an experienced person.

Anonymous

SEAP

I was greatly interested in this course. Thank you.

SEAP

AIA

This is an excellent program to improve the aesthetics and impact of PowerPoint without making it looks cheap or amateurish. I’m amazed at how my skills improved by almost 300%.

AIA

MOM

This course is very engaging delivery.

MOM

ITE

Will recommend to colleagues to pick up this course.

ITE

SPF

Very enlightening and enjoyable session. Thank you for the knowledge.

SPF

NYP

Previously attended michael’s course. Finds that he constantly updates materials and customizes to suit class needs. Addresses case studies brought up in class to make it appreciable throughout.

NYP

PT Bukit Makmur Mandiri Utama

This course is good with the role play to practice.

PT Bukit Makmur Mandiri Utama

Training Strategies

A good course.

Training Strategies

MCYS

This course has added value to my current work.

MCYS

Ngee Ann Polytechnic

The course is useful and has a number of useful conflict resolution skills that I will most certainly use.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Ministry of Education

Comprehensive with good and realistic practical tips, stimulating and thoughts provoking.

Ministry of Education

Ministry of Manpower

Trainer is engaging, enthusiastic and knowledgeable.

Ministry of Manpower

Republic Polytechnic

This course is good and fun.

Republic Polytechnic

Jurong Town Council

This course has been excellent and an eye-opener. It is most definitely very informative and appropriate. It is also a reality check for all of us.

Jurong Town Council

Flotech Controls Pte Ltd

Very good course – practical!

Flotech Controls Pte Ltd

Singapore Prisons

Enjoyed the entire course and the rainer is very good in applying examples relevant to the workplace.

Singapore Prisons

Ideal Foods Pte Ltd

Very practical and interesting.

Ideal Foods Pte Ltd

People’s Association

Nancy is a wonderful instructor. She is very knowledgeable.

People’s Association

Institute of Education

Nancy is already a motivator. Allows me to see things at different angles. Totally agree with her that a lot of situation is about managing oneself. Enjoy her course totally.

Institute of Education

KK Hospital

Great course. Exceptional Facilitator.

KK Hospital

Singapore Prisons

Overall is good. I have learnt a lot. Thank you so much Nancy.

Singapore Prisons

Thye Hua Kuan Hospital

Good sharing of experiences by the trainer. I have enjoyed this 1 day seminar.

Thye Hua Kuan Hospital

Nanyang Technological University

I will recommend this to my colleagues who have negative attitude towards their life, so that they can maybe change their mindset after that.

Nanyang Technological University

WWW Cargo Pte Ltd

Nancy is very clear, engaging and insightful. She is able to tap on her vast experience to share with us ideas and ways to deal with different kinds of people. Great!

WWW Cargo Pte Ltd

Time

  9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Duration

1 Day

Cost

  S$ 500 (Nett) S$ 300 (After PIC Grant of 40%)

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