These courses are more accessible than ever before because they can be configured and scheduled at times which suit you and your work commitments.
Most sessions are conducted one to one because individual needs differ. It has been proven that this allows people to progress quickly and efficiently. Groups of ten delegates, maximum for best results can also be arranged.
'Speak Good English Well' is not an academic course or English as a foreign language. An intermediate English standard is the required level for participation in the courses. Individuals of all nationalities and professions attend. There is no upper age limit.
Sessions are one hour duration and can be longer. The first session, includes an assessment of English and the spoken word and how long it might take to reach the standard required by you.
The foundation of speech.
The speech instrument.
Using the whole body.
Training to think clearly and purposefully.
The building of vocabulary to make clear thinking possible.
A quick access to this vocabulary.
An alert association of ideas in verbal form.
An ability to group words into an acceptable and concise grammatical form.
The development of a flexible range of vocal tone.
An awareness and feeling for significant rhythm of speech which includes the pointing of key words and the subordination of unimportant words.
Clarity and precision without affectation or aggression.
An acceptable pronunciation, accurate in stress.
Standard English RP (Received Pronunciation) to cause neither ambiguity nor embarrassment.
An over-all co-ordination of physical and mental response and the breathing techniques to facilitate these.
To enable bodily ease, significant facial expression and gesture which gives the listener a feeling of sincerity, confidence and friendship.
Above all it is highly practical and great fun!
Fees are according to status: student, graduate or professional and payable at the end of each session, one week in advance.
Flexible times. Only twenty-four hours notice is required for re-scheduling.
All materials and exercises for practice are provided in the fee and can include recording each individual tuition session.
Courses are intensive, methodical and progressive and it is advisable to meet regularly. Most clients are professional practitioners, graduates or simply those wishing to be more socially at ease. Sessions are conducted in a central London studio or at clients' premises.