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Wed, Dec 04


London Chamber Of Commerce

Telephone Training -Serving Customers with Language Barriers

Knowing how to help customers navigate through phone calls politely, productively and accurately is a cornerstone of good service. Every customer deserves a positive experience. Reduce the stress of misunderstanding by learning some new skills.

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Telephone Training -Serving Customers with Language Barriers
Telephone Training -Serving Customers with Language Barriers

Time & Location

Dec 04, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. EST

London Chamber Of Commerce, 244 Pall Mall St, London, ON N6A 5P6, Canada

About the event

Facilitated by Evelina Silveira, Diversity at Work. Serving Customers with Language Barriers Over the Telephone has been delivered across Canada and has received very positive feedback for its innovative and 

Whether you are a receptionist, call centre representative, customer service agent, intake worker a 9-1-1 communicator or someone who spends a lot of time on the phone, this workshop is for you.

Best of all, you will receive job aids to help you navigate through calls in your workplace.


In this interactive, hands-on practically-based workshop, you will learn how to: 

· Tell if the caller has a genuine language barrier or merely a heavier accent. 

· Understand and decipher common distorted pronunciation and grammatical patterns with helpful tips and tricks. 

· Speak more clearly. 

· Read numbers and spell using an ESL alphabet. 

· Tell what tense the caller is speaking. 

· Guide the caller to obtaining vital information. 

· Calm distressed callers with three simple words. 

· Deal with common stressors including impolite and uncooperative callers. 

·  Simplify industry terms using clear language.

Want to learn more about this workshop?

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  • London Workshop Training

    This ticket includes workshop, job aids and coffee. Registrants who require accommodations should let Diversity at Work know at least 5 days in advance. Thank you!




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