Useful tips to help achieve a more professional level of speech. The way we speak can say as much about us as the clothes we wear, the car we drive, or even the newspapers and magazines we read.
"Not only for native English speakers"
Here are more useful tips to help achieve a more professional level of speech.
In Improve Your Speech - British English Level 2 we'll build on the techniques you learned in Improve Your Speech - British English Level 1.
"Fantastic piece of work!"
In an increasingly competitive job market, it is essential that your voice doesn't let you down. Voice for Women in Business gives you the strategies and vocal techniques to help to you speak with vocal elegance, to find your voice of authority, and to help you gain greater vocal confidence. First impressions matter! Voice for Women in Business will help you to make the right vocal impact in many professional scenarios.
Neil Munro's captivating Tales of Para Handy, captain of the "Vital Spark", the "smertest" steamboat ever to sail the River Clyde. Whatever happened to the shaggy dog story? Very few, if any seem to be published these days. Maybe our lives are all too pressurised and full-on to allow us to kick back and listen to an engaging, diverting, well-told tale.
A concise history of the origins of The Vietnam War for a new generation. On September 2, 1945, Vietnamese revolutionary Ho Chi Minh boldly proclaimed his country's independence. Just as Americans had done almost two centuries earlier in defiance of the British, Ho declared that Vietnamese patriots were, after many decades of French domination, affirming that "all the peoples on the earth are equal from birth" and "have a right to live and to be happy and free."
Knockout Sales Tactics They Won't Teach You At Business School Written by a sales veteran with a track record spanning millions of pounds and dollars in sealed deals, this book blends the best psychological, NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) and classical persuasion techniques with a street-wise, gritty success system based on the author's own hard experience in selling and training sales professionals at the highest level.
"Good Basic Information for the new sales person"
Pickpockets, pimps and prostitutes: All in a day's work for the city constable - until work moves too close to home... When Richard Nottingham, Constable of Leeds, discovers his former housemaid murdered in a particularly sickening manner, his professional and personal lives move perilously close. Circumstances seem to conspire against him, and more murders follow. Soon the city fathers cast doubt on his capability, and he is forced to seek help from an unsavoury source.
"A good read"
Many of us know that the First World War began when Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo in June of 1914. But have you ever wondered exactly what chain of events led up to the incident that caused the whole world to erupt into one of the bloodiest conflicts in our history?
Immortalised in the plays of Shakespeare, Henry V is the most famous and celebrated of all England's medieval monarchs. Although his most famous battles and conquests took place in France, Henry, as was common amongst medieval aristocracy, was introduced to battle at an early age when he fought with his father, Henry IV, at the battle of Shrewsbury in 1403. On his accession to the throne, Henry turned his attention towards foreign affairs and the English position in France.
If Your Body Could Talk is a unique fitness and well-being book designed to help you end the struggle with your body, your weight and your unproductive self-talk. It's written for busy professional women whose jobs and lifestyles are in conflict with having lean, fit and healthy bodies. The audiobook aims to get you and your body working together to achieve the things that matter most in your life. If your body could talk, what would it say? What would it ask for more of? What would it ask for less of?
On the internet, you never know who might become a customer. It's important to put your best foot forward when crafting an internet presence. If you were at a Trade Fair you wouldn't stand alone and watch while potential customers and your competitors were having an energetic discussion, swapping business cards and showing each other photos of their kids and inviting each other to parties - you'd step over to join them, and make sure you were handing out as many business cards as you received.
"Excellent, simple advice"
In a sea of 'how to' books and as many internet guides as there are singletons, Pulling Power is like a lighthouse showing you the way! Sophie Regan is your spy in the camp, letting you in on girly secrets as she cuts to the chase with real-life examples, practical advice and dating hints and tips to show you, not only HOW to get that girl, but how to do it with style!
The actress Isla Blair's extraordinary, moving and uplifting story of her childhood in India and her separation from her parents. Born in Bangalore India, during the fading days of the Raj, Isla grew up on a tea plantation managed by her father. She spent her early years in the lush, verdant hills of Kerala with her much loved older sister Fiona, secure in the love and affection of her parents and her adored "Ayah".
The 'must have' top tips guide to doing business in Japan. This "quick fix" guide will give you the inside information on how to do business and cope with business socialising in Japan. Despite what some would have you believe, there's nothing particularly mysterious or complicated about doing business with the Japanese, but there are some important rules to follow in order to avoid causing offense and to ensure that things go smoothly.
"Useful, accessible guide"
We live and work in a global environment - and knowing how to behave with courtesy in other countries allows us to make a great impression and maximise our potential. This "quick fix" guide will give you the inside information on how to do business and cope with business socialising in China.
What if you could go back in time to save the person you love the most? When his father dies in a tragic climbing accident, Charlie discovers a well-hidden family secret which turns his life upside down and threatens to destroy his sense of self as well as his relationship with his girlfriend, Brooke.
The Lowdown: Dodging the Bullet - Effective Risk Communication Skills summarises some of the science behind risk communications, chronicles the four main theories of risk communications and gives you practical advice that will help turn you into a great communicator, both at work and at home - no matter how stressful the situation!
The "must have" top tips guide to doing business in India. We live and work in a global market - and knowing how to behave with courtesy in other countries allows us to make a great impression and maximise our potential. India plays a prominent role in the world of commerce. This guide is a quick and easy teach-in for people who want to trade with India and who want to put their best foot forward while they're there.
"Brilliant Introduction to India"
Brendan Foley has worked with thousands of people and hundreds of companies across all sectors to help create meaningful success. Through working with highly successful business professionals across the globe, he has identified the "5 States of Success": insight, connection, certainty, vitality, and spirit. When these states are entered into, they produce clarity, empathy, conviction, action, and purpose - which are the essential ingredients of meaningful success.
We live and work in a global market - but English is still regarded as the international language of business. It is the most widely spoken second language in the world and those who can speak it with clarity have a great advantage. Used properly, speech can help us to achieve a greater level of success. Clear speech sends out the message 'I am in control, I can take charge,' inspiring confidence in those around you.
"Incredibly useful and spot-on"