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Thank you CSS for the communication and speech classes

I want to say thanks for all the speech classes on Long Island, New York. I will be in Las Vegas receiving an award, delivering a speech and presenting on a panel. Without your guidance, I would not be here. Thank you Margo and CSS. Yasily 7/2023

How Does an Accent Impact Your Image? The Answer May Surprise You

Did you know that how easy something is to understand can impact the way people judge it? Multiple studies have found that things that are easier to process are perceived more favorably and are rated as more familiar, more pleasant, less risky and more truthful. A study in the Journal of Experimental Psychology (Lev-Ari & […]
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Finding the Perfect Rate of Speech: Slow, Steady, and Clear!

Achieving clear, confident speech is essential to top-notch professional communication. In addition to saying the sounds of each word is a crisp, clear manner, another important part of increasing clarity is slowing down your rate of speech. If you’re like most people, you tend to rush your words when nervous or under pressure. Unfortunately, these […]
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Improve Your Pronunciation with a Strategic Pause!

It’s said that well-timed silence can speak louder than words. This is especially true when trying to improve your communication: whether you’re working on your public speaking skills, or trying to master the American English accent, learning how and when to pause can have a huge impact on your success. In general, pausing can make […]

Effective Techniques to Deliver Your Message with Greater Impact

Do you have a tendency to speak quickly? If you’re like most people, you tend to speed up your speech when nervous or excited. Unfortunately, in business, those moments when you may be nervous (for example, when giving a presentation, or negotiating with clients) are when it’s the most important to speak with clarity and […]

The Art of the Pause

When trying to drive an important point home, silence can be worth a thousand words. Learning how to insert a pause in the proper place while speaking can help clarify your speech, and make your message easier to understand. In addition, regular pauses allow your listener time to process your speech and better understand your […]

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 […]

Commonly Mispronounced English Words and Misused American Terms

Everyone wants to sound smart when they speak, especially in a professional setting. In an effort to sound intelligent and professional, many people try to lace their speech with complex vocabulary words. Unfortunately, this often leads to words being misused. Take a look at these commonly misused American words, and see how many have been […]

You Finally Graduated! …Now What?

It’s that time of year: this month thousands of students will toss their cap in the air and gleefully celebrate the end to their most recent academic journey. Graduating from college is a great achievement and certainly cause for celebration. But once the cap and gown have been hung up and the last strands of […]

Miscommunications in the Business World

In a perfect world, all of our professional communication would go smoothly, with each of us saying exactly what we mean and being understood without a hitch. Unfortunately, no matter how much care and preparation you take with your professional communication skills, hiccups in business communication are inevitable. While these snafus may be unavoidable, how […]