This area has many facets. I will mention just a few, to give examples of how I can be of assistance.
Knowledge of language is only half of the equation – you also need to know how your customers think. Without knowledge of culture and (often unwritten) codes of conduct, the chances of inadvertently offending someone are just too high. This is not what you want when trying to conclude a successful business relationship. I have given sales support in Africa, Asia, Russia, Europe and the United Kingdom.
I have spent time in bilingual schools, helping to improve the quality of the lessons that take place in English. Lessons were observed, feedback and suggestions were given. This was requested by the teachers themselves and they found the time very well spent.
I have helped people to improve their company presentations. This can be as a group, or individually. In both cases, the presentation is checked for clarity, structure, content and language. Also, the presentation can be practised, paying attention to pronunciation and speed.
I have conducted interview practice in English for job applicants. We covered elements such as articulation, vocabulary and speed.
I performed voice-over work for the Corona project in Aachen, as well as several marketing and training videos. I can also help with translations and know many native speakers of many diverse languages. Please contact me to discuss your specific requirements.
These are just some examples of what I mean by ‘consultancy’. If you need a native speaker to help you with something, I can be of service. Please feel free to get in touch with me to discuss details.