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.The Lowdown: Improve Your Speech - American English for Chinese Speakers is primarily aimed at those who have a working knowledge of the English language, but who want to continue to improve their clarity of speech and their accent. Through easy exercises and helpful hints, this title will help you make the necessary adjustments to achieve clearer English, giving you confidence and helping you to make the best impression possible.
Author(s): Mark Caven studied elocution and voice in England at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. In a twenty-five year career, he has worked successfully in film, television, theatre and radio, both as performer and writer. He is the director of the Perfect English Speech program, and is a popular guest lecturer at universities and language academies throughout North America. Mark is also highly in demand in the business arena, coaching many professionals in the art of public speaking.