The Joanne Whitlock talks on overcoming fears of public speaking and speaking a new language offer advice for those who have language-related struggles. The teacher specializes in professional training and teaching in English as a second language as well as public speaking. Based on Kazakhstan, the teacher previously taught in the United Kingdom and Spain.
The Joanne Whitlock talk goes over the speaker's own experiences with speaking Spanish as a second language and how she dealt with her self-imposed nerves. The tips covered in the talk can be applied to any area where a person may put unnecessary pressure on themselves due to a desire to be perfect or do well. Often these insecurities are not reflective of a lack of knowledge, but an emotional sensitivity.