Speak better! Sound better! Succeed!
Founded by renowned speech pathologist Everett Leiter, Confident Speech sets the standard of excellence in speech and voice instruction. For over 20 years, he has helped people learn to pronounce English more clearly, to reduce their accents, and to speak more effectively in business. Our services include:
- Accent Modification
- Voice Improvement
- Business Communication
- Presentation training
Clear speech and voice enhance every aspect of your life. You'll sound good to others as they hear you speak, and youâ€™ll take pride in knowing that you convey your message with clarity and skill!
Sugarcoating: Communicating politely in American culture
Some pills would be difficult to swallow because of their bitter taste. That is why they have an outer layer of sugar (a â€śsugarcoatingâ€�). We are grateful to one of our clients for pointing out that â€śsugar coatingâ€� is a fundamental characteristic of American communication.
Speech tip: Initialisms and how to pronounce them!
Initialisms are abbreviations in which we say the first letter of each word.Â Examples are:Â NPR, the AMA, and M.D.ÂThe secret to saying initialisms correctly in English is knowing what to do with your voice.Â Learn the English voice pattern for saying initialisms.
Confident Speech Receives 2014 Constant Contact All Star Award
Recognized for achievements using online marketing tools to drive success
February, 2015 � Confident Speech has been named a 2014 All Star Award winner by Constant ContactÂ®, Inc., the trusted marketing advisor to more than 600,000 small organizations worldwide. The award, given annually to the top 10% of Constant Contactâ€™s international customer base, recognizes these select businesses and nonprofits for their significant achievements leveraging online marketing tools to engage their customer base and drive success for their organization. Confident Speech is one such exemplary organization.
â€śWeâ€™re happy to be recognized by Constant Contact for achieving strong marketing results and engaging with our customers,� states Everett Leiter, Director.Â â€śWe send out our periodic newsletters using Constant Contactâ€™s platform. As a result, we are able to provide informative information about communication and about our communication training services.�