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Speaking with Confidence and Fluency

  • Taught by English Language Professionals
  • Focuses on Academic and Professional Success
  • Emphasizes Verbal Skills

Gain experience in speaking with confidence and fluency in English for academic and professional success. Courses explore strategies to improve pronunciation, self-correct errors, and project a professional image. They are offered during the evenings and on Saturdays through the Professional English Program, during the afternoons through the Comprehensive English Program, and as short courses through the Mastering English Program. To learn more about other programs offered at the ELI, please visit the English Language Institute website.

This Fall, study from anywhere in the world in the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.

American English Pronunciation

Learn to pronounce more clearly, to self-correct, and to project a more professional image when speaking English.

2020 Fall
2 sections

Business Speak: Sounding Professional in the Workplace

Develop professional English speaking skills by enhancing business vocabulary and learning proper conventions.

2020 Fall
2 sections

Conversation American Style: The Power to Connect

Learn new vocabulary, idioms, and expressions commonly used by Americans in real-life situations.

2020 Fall
2 sections

Creating Powerful Business Presentations

Learn proven techniques for making clear, effective, and even powerful presentations in English.

2020 Fall
1 section

Practice Oral Communications for the Workplace

Build confidence in professional English language settings through role-playing using work-related scenarios.

2020 Fall
1 section

Mastering Pronunciation II

Articulate sentences in English more clearly and accurately with appropriate projection, intonation, rhythm, and stress.

2020 Fall
1 section

Keys to Successful Negotiation

As an international student, learn the fundamentals of planning and executing negotiations, while developing your interpersonal skills.

2020 Fall
1 section

Building Fluency and Accuracy Through Acting Techniques

Improve accuracy and pronunciation when speaking English through acting techniques and exercises conducted in a supportive atmosphere.

2020 Fall
1 section

Mastering Pronunciation

Learn strategies for achieving more natural-sounding articulation and flow in spoken English.

2020 Fall
1 section

Speaking with Confidence and Fluency

Improve your word choice and grammatical accuracy, as well as your volume and pacing when speaking English.

2020 Fall
1 section

Speaking with Confidence and Fluency II

Polish delivery skills and learn sophisticated English structures and vocabulary, while improving intonation and body language.

2020 Fall
1 section

Effective Business Communication I

Improve your oral communication in the workplace by learning to speak English with greater accuracy and fluency.

2020 Fall
1 section

Effective Business Communication II

Boost confidence in the workplace by learning strategies for speaking English with greater fluency and idiomatic control.

2020 Fall
1 section

Building Fluency and Accuracy Through Acting Techniques

Improve accuracy and pronunciation when speaking English through acting techniques and exercises conducted in a supportive atmosphere.

Mastering Pronunciation

Articulate sentences in English more clearly and accurately with appropriate projection, intonation, rhythm, and stress.

Speaking with Confidence and Fluency

In this advanced-level English course, learn to speak English more fluently and accurately in both professional and more casual settings.

Speaking with Confidence and Fluency II

Polish delivery skills and learn sophisticated English structures and vocabulary, while improving intonation and body language.

American Culture and Communication: Contemporary Topics

In this dynamic discussion course for advanced English speakers, examine contemporary American issues and build effective communication skills.