About: Dr Yvonne Perczuk

Yvonne Perczuk has been a specialist in the design and delivery of university level courses, in English pronunciation and communication, since 1993. Her courses and training videos are used widely at all levels at the University of New South Wales Institute of Languages (UNSWIL); • she has designed university level pronunciation courses at all levels, as well as specialist courses geared to the particular needs of business professionals; • has designed and directed teacher-training videos on pronunciation techniques.

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Question 1

I’ve been studying English for years, but people still look annoyed at me and say they don’t understand me! Why? This is the most common complaint of the migrants and overseas university students Dr Yvonne Perczuk has taught over the past 25 years. Their vocabulary range is often good and their grammar is often technically excellent. Their problem is poor Continue Reading...

Question 8

What if I need training in other English communication skills? In their initial interview, most clients request an additional focus in their training to suit their own professional, academic or social requirements. Training is offered in a range of skills, including: Presentations  Lecturing skills  Interview skills  Phone skills  Speaking fluency and confidence  Grammar repair  Vocabulary development  Test preparation Each program Continue Reading...

Question 3

How long does it take to really see some improvement? That depends on your motivation and your commitment to practice. Most students report that they have positive feedback about their improved pronunciation from colleagues and friends after about 5 weeks. By 10 weeks, students feel a new sense of confidence and a definite change in their speech....

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