It is Integrated Language Teaching (ILT) that sets TalkShop above other
English communication centers. This approach fuses the interactive,
communicative style of the West with the creative style of the
East. Whether for one-on-one coaching, group sessions, or corporate workshops, ILT has proven to be an effective and engaging method of
teaching that brings out the best in participants.
“Active participation is the norm for our workshops. Through this, our
participants are able to find their voice and build their confidence”, says
Sheila Viesca, TalkShop CEO. “But beyond confidence, we are able
to help them develop their self-esteem as they get in touch with their
logical or creative side, whichever needs enhancing. This is critical in
order to communicate intelligently,” she adds.
Viesca is credited with introducing ILT in the country in 2002.
Today, she has enhanced the teaching approach with speed reading,
which should expedite day-to-day operations in the workplace for
professionals. Students will also stand to benefit as they learn to read
more effectively and distinguish which materials to read with speed or
with more care.
Learning speed reading with the ILT approach is sharpening one’s
language skills in order to work smarter at home, in school, or at