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Jul 09, 2024


FAQ about elocution lessons

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Feb 07, 2024

Take an elocution or speech and drama exam


Would you like to take an elocution or Speech and Drama exam?

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Aug 04, 2019

Sit and Seat, the i and ee sounds


Two sounds that often become confused are vowel sounds in words such as sit and seat.

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Feb 28, 2019

Speak more clearly


How to speak more clearly and sound confident

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Jan 25, 2018

Bible Reading


Bible Reading in church needs the same skills as reading aloud any good literature and is a skill that anyone can master with confidence. Giving a bible reading should be enjoyable.

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Dec 11, 2017

Best Man's Speech


How to give a good Best Man's speech

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Jul 04, 2017

Online courses


A summary of my available courses to improve your speaking or acting or writing of poetry

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Jul 07, 2016

Elocution in Portugal

Improve your confidence when speaking English or indulge in your love of Poetry or Shakespeare

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Sep 30, 2014


Feedback for elocution lessons

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Aug 08, 2014

Lose your accent

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Lose your accent - reduce your accent

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Nov 19, 2013

Public Speaking

Public Speaking doesn't just mean speaking to large groups of people, it may be only 4 people!

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Oct 22, 2012

Retirement Speech

A retirement speech - or farewell speech -can be given by the boss of the person retiring or by the person retiring themselves. It's often both - the employer says a few words and the employee replies with thanks.

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Oct 07, 2012

Christmas Speech


Giving a Christmas speech, what to talk about and what not to talk about.

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Oct 06, 2012

Sports Coaching Communication


Sports Coaching Communication - what most coaching manuals don't tell you about speaking to your pupils. Be the coach that everyone wants to learn from.

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Oct 05, 2012

Vocal Exercises and elocution exercises

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A list of vocal exercises and elocution exercises with explanations written by qualified and experienced elocution teacher which will help you improve your English pronunciation.

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Sep 29, 2012

Elocution lessons

Serena and Mr D

Elocution lessons, now you can have an elocution lesson from anywhere in the world. A private one to one lesson in your own home or workplace.

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Aug 16, 2012

Thanksgiving Speech

Thanksgiving Day in the USA is a huge holiday but you may want to give a thanksgiving speech on other occasions. You might want to thank people for their help in a community project or thank people for putting their lives at risk or saying thank you for the new harvest crop.

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Aug 13, 2012

Serena Greenslade


Serena Greenslade says,' Believe me, I know how it feels to be frightened to speak in public'

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Jul 20, 2012

Elocution Contest


How to perform in an elocution contest and how to judge an elocution contest. Listen to me recite 'Daffodils'

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May 25, 2012

Father of the Bride Speech

I can help you learn how to deliver perhaps the most important speech of your life. Make your daughhter proud and deliver your father of the bride speech with confidence and ease.

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