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Advanced Speaking Skills for Professionals

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This 9-week course helps non-native speakers of English develop an effective public and personal speaking style for American social, business, and academic contexts. Students review essential pronunciation concepts and learn strategies for effectively communicating information and opinions. This course helps participants feel more comfortable and confident in social and public speaking situations.

In this course, students will:

  • Review and practice key pronunciation concepts essential for effective communication
  • Practice techniques for monitoring and controlling speaking rate, volume, tone and register
  • Learn to organize and deliver complex information
  • Practice both short and extended presentations in a variety of American cultural contexts
  • Build confidence in impromptu speaking situations
  • Receive personalized feedback from an experienced instructor
When and Where
All classes meet at the Tutorium office: 1333 S. Halsted, Suite 260

Wednesday Course
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Fall 2015
Sep. 23 - Nov. 18
Spring 2016
Feb. 10 - April 6
Summer 2016
June 1 - July 27

$490 ($450 for UIC faculty, staff and students)
Tuition includes all class materials.

Saturday Course
10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Fall 2015
Sep. 26 - Nov. 21
Spring 2016
Feb. 13 - April 9
Summer 2016
June 4 - July 30

$490 ($450 for UIC faculty, staff and students)
Tuition includes all class materials.

The registration deadline is one week before classes begin. Late registration is possible if there is space. We limit class size, so please register early.

For more information, contact:

Beata Keller: bkeller@uic.edu, 312.996.2378
Terrie Byrne: tbyrn2@uic.edu, 312.996.8999
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