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Fri, Jun 19


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WEBINAR - Serving Customers With English Language Barriers Over the Phone (1)

Here is a customer service training event you will not want to miss! Hone your cultural competency skills and create an excellent customer service experience every time.

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WEBINAR - Serving Customers With  English Language Barriers Over the Phone (1)

Time & Location

Jun 19, 2020, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. EDT

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About the Event


NOTE:  The content of this webinar has been originally delivered to over 400 participants  sector-wide across Canada, within a  3-hour workshop timeframe.   Approximate length is 1 hours and 30 minutes.

In this interactive,  practically-based webinar 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

Past participants have included:  9-1-1 calltakers,   receptionists, intake workers, crisis centre workers, program coordinators, salespeople and police officers.

Supplementary materials are available for purchase:

The 9-1-1  Call Taker Clear Language Guide   

Telephone Training Job Aids

NOTE:  Please be advised that each participant will require a unique password. Pricing is per participant. No sharing of codes is permitted. Participants who enter the webinar room without paying the registration  will be asked to leave.  Your co-operation is appreciated. This webinar is offered at half price. Thank you for supporting a small business during these challenging times.

 If you have any questions, please contact   519-659-4777.





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