News

Breaking news! Finally the word is out!!

Breaking news! Finally the word is out!!

My coaching heart is exploding with joy as I can finally (I’ve been sworn to secrecy forever!!) announce that my client Jeangu Macrooy is the Dutch entry for Eurovision 2020! We’ve been working together for years on his lyrics and pronunciation and I am so thrilled...

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April, May and June

April, May and June

I was so honored to work closely with Linda de Mol on her role in her new film ‘April, May, and June’. We worked so hard on making sure the script was in natural, American English, and making her feel confident and accurate when performing, especially during the...

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TEDxAmsterdamWomen

TEDxAmsterdamWomen

I was so excited to be one of the Senior Speaker Coaches for TEDxAmsterdamWomen again! It was such a delight to coach the speakers and see them own their moment on stage. You can read more about my experience on the Harper's Bazaar website and check my Instagram post...

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How good is your English? My interview on FD.nl

How good is your English? My interview on FD.nl

De Roemeense IT’er, de bankier uit Duitsland en de Britse onderzoeker. Op de Nederlandse werkvloer wordt steeds meer Engels gesproken. Nederlanders denken dat zij die taal uitstekend beheersen, maar er valt nog een flinke slag te maken. Imagine an organization (or is...

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Blog

I just had to share this with you!

I just had to share this with you!

I hope you don't mind me popping in to your inbox on a Wednesday, but I just had to share 2 things with you: 1. Yesterday I did 3 sold-out webinars. Hundreds of people joined me in my 'Elevate Your English' webinar and I got over 50 reactions. So many people have...

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Speak like a native…..here’s how!

So...the big question is this: What do native speakers do that you are not doing as a non-native speaker of English? Well....a lot. Native speakers don't just focus on what they are saying, but HOW they are saying it. And they have enough vocabulary, feedback, and...

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Warning! Danger ahead……! (But I’m here to save you!)

Warning! Danger ahead……! (But I’m here to save you!)

Heloooo! I hope your week is off to a great start! Today I wanted to highlight the danger (OMG VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION COMING UP AHEAD, BUCKLE UP DARLING! ) of using the wrong word after certain verbs. For example, many clients of mine get this one wrong. (I mean,...

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A newsletter fit for a King! (If I may say so myself…)

A newsletter fit for a King! (If I may say so myself…)

Happy King’s Day! If you live in the Netherlands, you know what I’m talking about. If you don’t – today is a national holiday celebrating the King’s birthday. Normally the streets are full of festivities, but today people are celebrating at home. Even the King...

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