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Wed, Jan 29


Mississauga Board of Trade

Telephone Training -Serving Customers with Language Barriers MISSISSAUGA (1)

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  MISSISSAUGA (1)
Telephone Training -Serving Customers with Language Barriers  MISSISSAUGA (1)

Time & Location

Jan 29, 2020, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EST

Mississauga Board of Trade, 77 City Centre Dr, Mississauga, ON L5B 1M5, 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 practical approaches to dealing with a real problem.

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?

Contact  519-659-4777 or


  • Early Bird Pricing Mississauga

    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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