Filler Words | Public Speaking

Filler words make you sound weak.  Common filler words and sounds include: um, uh, you know, ah, like.  When you are nervous, you may use these words often.  How do you break this habit?  How do you avoid using filler words that make you sound weak and unsure?  What is the secret to powerful public speaking and job interviews?

Breaking the “um” habit can be very difficult.  However, it’s important to do so.  Too many filler words = poor speaking that makes you sound uncertain.  In this Effortless English Show, AJ tells you the best way to break this bad speaking habit.

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