Speaking English from a Bilingual Perspective: Improve Your Communication Skills

2020 Annual Conference & Exposition
A global workforce doesn’t necessarily imply smooth communication, even if we’re all speaking the same language.

You will learn effective global communication perspectives empowerment for your organizations which will include how communication empowerment for international teams ensures collaborative inclusion; utilizing diversity-driven communication techniques for all nationalities; as well as progressive steps for global teams deliverance of high-comfort communication reinforcements to impact global communication alignment in your organization. The techniques provided build interpersonal landscapes to navigate and increase ex-pat communications and productivity.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn four strategies to communicate more effectively with your multilingual teams and employees from abroad.
  • Learn why your multilingual employees don't always understand workplace communication.
  • Learn how speed of speech affects understanding.
  • Learn how the words you choose could be the difference between a clear message and a confusing one.
  • Learn how other employees can change communication simply through lunch invitations.
  • Step into their world to feel what it's like to speak your second language at work and then learn ways to ensure your meaning is always clear.
Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Micah Bellieu


Micah Bellieu and her team have been creating curated language programs for Global Fortune 1000 companies since 2008. After living in Mexico (and not being able to speak the language), Micah got to work defining The Bellieu Method which provides insanely relevant language training for professionals, with the goal of transforming multilingual organizations.

Employees learn exactly what they need for their daily job and life. Micah speaks English, Spanish, French and Japanese and continues to learn new languages and travel the world.

Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Global & Cultural Effectiveness
Leadership & Navigation
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