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Is a Lack of Confidence Holding You Back?

As a communication specialist, one of the most common reasons people seek out my services is a lack of confidence. Whether it is improving public speaking skills, professional communication, or mastering the American English accent, lacking confidence can stall your progress, and hold you back professionally. If this sounds like you, you’re not alone! Research […]

Tips for Clear Confident Pronunciation: Plural Endings

The key to mastering clear, articulate speech often lies in the details. One pronunciation detail that is often tricky is how to pronounce the plural “s” ending. This is because it can be pronounced three different ways. While these differences may be difficult to master, there are rules that can help you learn to use […]

When Does an Accent Interfere with Success?

As a corporate speech-language pathologist, one of the most common reasons people seek my services is to reduce their accent. Often, clients will call for information and ask, “Can you get rid of my accent?” As an accent reduction specialist, I don’t try to “get rid” of a person’s accent. An accent in and of […]

It’s Better Speech and Hearing Month!How Can a Corporate Speech Pathologist Help You?

Did you know May is Better Speech and Hearing Month? Each May, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) celebrates this campaign to raise public awareness of how speech-language pathology services can help improve communication skills and overall quality of life. In support of ASHA’s campaign, today we’re focusing our blog on corporate speech-language pathology: what it […]

Improving American English Pronunciation

Learning English as a second language and mastering an American accent can be tricky. Even once the words and grammar of English are mastered, learning to pronounce the subtle differences in sounds that make up the American accent can be a problem for many people. If you haven’t grown up listening to the American accent […]

Exciting News from Corporate Speech Solutions!

At Corporate Speech Solutions, we’re constantly working to develop new materials to help you “say it better!” Today we’re excited to announce that the brand new third edition of our hit workbook, Taking Business: When English Is Your Second Language, is now available!   Whether you’re a business professional looking to reduce your foreign accent, […]

How to Speak with an American Accent like an Expert

You may consider yourself an expert in the field, but is your American Accent and Communication Skills demonstrating the true professional abilities you would like them to? Poor english speaking habits can negatively impact your professional image, and convey a lack of confidence with mis-pronounced speech or bad amercian accent speaking habits. So how can […]

How Clear Is Your Speech? Communicating with Non-Native English Speakers

If you’re like most modern professionals, your colleagues and clients likely come from a variety of multicultural and multilingual background. This diversity has helped enrich the workplace with varying viewpoints and work styles. Unfortunately, language differences can also hinder productivity and connectivity in the workplace. Last week, we discussed how native speakers of English can […]

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This client just finished seven weeks of training and emailed us to extend the training: “Ms. Latz, I couldn’t be happier with the program and I must say, I am not exaggerating, I feel it has changed my life. I feel so much more confident with friends and strangers. I would also like to continue the training […]