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A lot of the time we think becoming more confident in English means spending more time speaking the language – speaking more with native English speakers and that you aren’t doing enough.

You might think you need to

Spend more time reading books or watching videos

Find more resources to help you improve your English

Speak more and generally do more…

But actually, it is not that.

In today’s episode, I am sharing the reasons why you are not a confident English speaker and the steps for Designer and Tech Professionals to build their confidence in using English.

Times to check out:

(02:23) Why confidence fluctuates – can we be confident all the time?

(4:01) This is where designers and techies get it wrong

(07:50) The 3 types of awareness

(09:15) Why does any of this matter…?

(12:01) The critical building blocks

(14:44) Knowing this can build your confidence immensely

(15:49) Focus and intention

(18:34) Your invitation

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WHO AM I: I’m Gemma Keeling, Founder, and CEO at Fluent Speakers. With a Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition from The University of Oxford, and an undergraduate degree in Spanish and Teaching English as a Second Language, I have extensive training and expertise in education. I have travelled extensively and worked in many different societies and cultures. I coach digital design and tech professionals to improve their communication skills in English.

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