Use your voice assertively

Course Dates: 11/04/19 - 12/04/19
Time: 10:30 - 17:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Tutor: Ian Taylor

Do you want to sound more confident, grounded, self-assured and assertive? Improve your vocal skills through a series of exercises that will support you to become more vocally confident, expressive and dynamic without appearing arrogant.


What is the course about?

The course will improve your vocal skills and help you to use your voice more effectively.
Through a variety of vocal and physical exercises you will develop your ability to communicate more successfully, use your voice with assurance and to command vocal respect. You will be guided and supported to sound more confident; to speak expressively and vocally assert yourself whilst respecting others.

What will we cover?

Building vocal confidence
Improving posture and physical alignment
Breathing properly to support and control your voice effectively
Developing the resonance in your voice
Considering the placement of your voice
Improving your vocal range
Developing your presence and communication skills.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Describe how to use your voice as an effective expression of yourself
Demonstrate confidence in your ability to communicate through your voice
Identify exercises and techniques you can apply in order to maintain and improve your vocal quality
Explain how to maintain vocal confidence when faced with new and/or challenging situations
Use your voice more assertively.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

You should be able to follow simple verbal instructions and be prepared to work physically and vocally.
Exercises will be demonstrated and work supported by hand-outs.
You should be prepared to speak in front of the group.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

You will be taught through a series of physical and vocal practical exercises. You should be prepared to work practically as an individual, in pairs, small group and whole group work.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

You may find it useful to bring a notebook and pen to the sessions.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

A variety of courses such as Voice Technique: Improvers; Making Your Voice Heard and Debating.

General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details


Customer Reviews 3 item(s)

Write a review
Highly recommend - the course is about much more than just your voice. The tutor is fantastic.
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 08/02/2019)
The tutor put a lot of effort to guide and advise every single one of us in the group. His beyond comparison enthusiasm and of course professionalism made this class extremely enjoyable and I feel that I have learned a lot.
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Review by mairiae / (Posted on 26/03/2016)
The tutor has incredible subject knowledge and passion which is reflected in his teaching. This makes every session outstanding.
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Review by Asha / (Posted on 13/03/2016)

Book your place

Course Code: DVX074

Please choose a course date 

Thu+Fri, day, 11 Apr - 12 Apr '19

Duration: 2 sessions

Full fee: £119.00
Senior fee: £95.00
Concession: £73.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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