Speaking English with Confidence Workshop in Petaling Jaya!

Please take note that registration is now closed as we are fully booked!

If you’d like to join our waiting list, kindly send an email to info@myenglishmatters.com with your name and phone number. We will get in touch with you should a seat become available for you. Thank you!


We’re very excited to be hosting our next workshop, Speaking English with Confidence on 9 and 10 November 2019 in Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya!

Tailored specifically for adults who are required to speak English at work on a regular basis, this workshop will:

  • Help you overcome shyness when you’re required to express yourself at work
  • Teach you frameworks to use to sound fluent and overcome loss of words
  • Teach you how to appear confident and professional in work settings
  • Allow you to experience engaging and practical training activities that can be applied in your professional life
  • Provide you with feedback to help you reach the next level of competency

Here are some of the things we’ll cover:

  • Common mistakes made by Malaysians and how to fix them when you speak and write*
  • Strategies on building and enriching your vocabulary*
  • Phrases to use to speak up clearly and assertively in meetings, pitches and challenging situations
  • Phrases to use to connect with and influence important people at work and at networking events
  • Speaking and listening strategies to help you express your ideas and opinions spontaneously, fluently and effectively
  • Pronunciation and vocal delivery exercises to help you sound clear and confident

*Note: These trainings are new, which we’ve never taught in previous workshops or in our online course.

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Throughout the two-day workshop, you’ll be given exercises, practice sessions, small group discussion time, and feedback. You’ll also be given worksheets containing all the strategies and phrases to take home with you for implementation.

To facilitate your training in a safe environment, you’ll be assisted by our friendly facilitators. We’ll be there to address whatever questions you have regarding your particular challenge in the workplace.

All you need to do is come with the genuine intention to learn and grow.

Here are the details of the workshop:

Speaking English with Confidence Workshop
Date: 9 & 10 November 2019 (Saturday & Sunday)
Time: 9:00am – 5pm (Break: 1pm – 2:30pm)
Venue: Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya

*Early Bird Price: RM499

*The Early Bird price is valid till Wednesday 23 October 2019. After which, the normal price of RM699 applies.

Register here for RM499 (Early Bird price)

We can’t wait to meet you!


About the Trainer

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Azimah Shurfa has thirteen years of teaching experience in public universities, teaching subjects like English, Linguistics, Public Speaking and Drama. She has a master’s degree in English as a Second Language and a bachelor’s degree in Human Sciences, majoring in English. She is also a certified trainer in adult learning.

Her ultimate passion is teaching English communication in a practical and fun way. In designing this training, she has used her teaching experience to ensure that the content is engaging, fun and relevant to working adults who are passionate about improving their English and confidence.


What our students have said about our workshops…

“I was unsure if it was going to be effective, but it actually turned out to be not just effective, but amazing! I have learnt so much! My favourite part was learning about standard phrases to use if things don’t go as planned, transition phrases and pitches. I would definitely recommend this workshop to my colleagues.” Amalina, Engineer, Kuala Lumpur.


“From the workshop, I now know my strengths and where I need to improve. Knowing tips on how to handle a difficult audience has been most beneficial. I would recommend the workshop because it will help people improve on themselves and their shyness.” Noor Syazana, Product Manager, Kuala Lumpur.


“The workshop has helped me to be confident with myself. I particularly liked the training about organising and developing our points. I would recommend this course because My English Matters sincerely helps people who need to learn.” Nadia Anis, Legal Counsel, Kuala Lumpur.


“I was unsure about joining because I’ve never attended a course like this before. It has benefited me by showing me where I need to work hard on to improve my English and to be the best version of me. Awesome workshop.” Farah, Administrator, Bangi.


“I was sure I would learn a lot based on all the tips sent by My English Matters through email. The workshop has taught me skills that I can apply at work and in my studies. My favourite part was learning about speech transitions and speaking dynamically.” Siti Khadijah, Plant Breeder, Banting.


“The skills shared in the workshop helped me a lot in improving my presentation. Even though it was only two days, I got clear on new skills and knowledge.” Marlina, Business Development, Selangor.


“I am more relaxed and confident now. I liked the group sessions, activities and the lesson on improving our pace in speaking. I’ve recommended this course to others. My English Matters really know what they’re doing. I love the way they share it. Simple and understandable.” Khadijah Hosni, Makeup Artist, Selangor.


“The workshop has taught me to be more positive to myself. It taught me to be more confident when facing people. It is surely beneficial for our daily life to communicate with others.” Amirah, Student, Petaling Jaya.


“I was unsure about joining because I have attended a class from another organisation before. But this workshop is different. It was able to fulfill what I needed most for my presentations in future. I feel more confident now.” Norsyuhada, Engineer, Ampang.


“My confidence level in presentations has increased. There are many activities and friendly coaches. Everything is perfect.” Suriani, Student, Kajang.


“The workshop has been most beneficial for me in learning how to manage my time when I speak. I would recommend this workshop and have been promoting it to my students. You all are awesome!” Anis, Lecturer, Kelantan.


“If I were to give a rating out of 10, I will surely give a 10. This workshop gave me positive vibes that everyone can do better within their own capacity. I got a lot of knowledge, skills and information.” Roshafiza, Post Graduate Student, Serdang.


Are you ready to join us?

Register here for RM499 (Early Bird price)

The last day to enjoy the Early Bird price is Wednesday, 23 October 2019.

We look forward to seeing you there!


Have any questions? Below are some frequently asked questions and the answers for each one.

Q1. Is the workshop, Speaking English with Confidence, right for me?

If you’re a working adult who needs to speak English on a regular basis at work, then yes, this workshop is for you. This training will:

  • Help you overcome shyness when you’re required to express yourself at work
  • Teach you how to appear confident and professional in work settings
  • Allow you to experience engaging and practical training activities that can be applied in your professional life
  • Provide you with feedback to get you to the next level of competence

Q2. What will you be teaching us in the workshop?

Throughout the 2-day workshop, you’ll be given exercises, practice sessions, group discussion time, and group feedback. You’ll also get worksheets to enhance your learning process and to take home with you for implementation.

Here are some of the things we’ll cover:

  • How to build confidence for communicating at work
  • How to connect with and influence important people at work
  • How to speak clearly and assertively in meetings, presentations and challenging situations
  • How to express your ideas and opinions fluently and effectively using speaking strategies and frameworks

Q3. My level of English is very poor. Would this workshop be suitable for me?

Our workshop will be conducted in English, so we recommend this workshop to those who are able to understand English. There will be exercises and group work for you to do during the workshop where you’ll need to be able to communicate with other participants. But don’t worry, we’re all Malaysians so you’ll be fully supported by us and everybody else. As long as you can understand English, you’re welcome to join us.

Q4. Where is the location of the workshop?

The venue is located in Sunway Nexis, a mixed development building in Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya. It’s right next to the MRT Surian Station. If you choose to take public transportation, you can take the MRT, exit at the Surian Station and walk just a few minutes to the venue!

Q5. I can’t attend the workshop due to other commitments on those dates. Will you be having more workshops in the future?

Yes, we do plan to have more workshops in the future, but dates are not yet confirmed. We’ll let you know about future programmes via email, so please sign up to become our email subscriber.

Q6. I live so far away from KL/Selangor. Do you have any online courses and classes instead?

If you’re interested in online learning, you can join our online course, Communicate with Confidence, which will reopen for 2020 enrolment soon. Please subscribe to our email newsletter to get notified of registration!


Are you ready to join us?

Register here for RM499 (Early Bird price)

The last day to enjoy the Early Bird price is Wednesday, 23 October 2019!

We look forward to seeing you there!