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Manners Talk ™
Etiquette Coaching  for Children & Teenagers 

As an Etiquette "Mobile" Coach I travel to facilities, schools and homes to teach both group and private tutorial classes that are both fun and engaging in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia region. 

The sessions involve role-playing activities that recreate real life situations to assist teens in learn to overcome their discomfort in new and unfamiliar situations. 

High pressure situations like college and job interviews are role-played to help teens lessen their fears and to  practice the necessary skills they will need. Good communication and introductory skills are also taught. 

Additionally, they will learn the value of respecting and caring about others. The greatest focus is placed on building greater resilience, self-respect & confidence, along with the importance of valuing others. 

I believe strongly in the need to help our young people develop stronger character, integrity, and overall behavior that reflects respect and concern for others and their environment in both their speech and behavior.

As parents, I am sure you would love your teens to be able to put their best foot forward when they venture out into the world and not be perceived or judged in a negative light.

As teachers, it gives us great pride and pleasure to see your students show more consideration and respect towards their peers and elders. And we all know that teens with good manners are much easier to teach and to have in the classroom.
Various Etiquette Topics 
Group or Private Sessions
available with Manners Talk 

  • Proper Table Manners & Dining Out
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Proper Introductions - "Meet and Greet" Essentials
  • Apologies, the Avoidance of Rudeness and "Lack of Affect"
  • Awareness and the Use of Tact and Discretion 
  • Establishing Boundaries, Propriety, Sharing
  • And the power of the Big Word "NO"
  • Effective Interviewing Techniques for College and Jobs
  • Cell Phone Civility and Social Network Etiquette
  • Dating Etiquette
  • Apologies, the Avoidance of Rudeness and "Lack of Affect"
  • The Importance of Others

For questions regarding cost, available dates and times or to schedule an appointment call:
202-409-9211 (based in NW, Washington, DC) and email address @ vfleming@yourmannerstalk.com
"In my mind, the first & most basic obligation of a teacher is to see the beauty that exists within every student."

Manners Talk™ will design a workshop or class series tailored to the individual needs of your organization (profit and nonprofit, church, youth-based program, private small group or individual sessions; and aftercare school program for children and teenagers. 
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Washington D.C.
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Interviewing Skills for
Teenagers, 14-18 years

Interviews are stressful enough, and knowing you look the part and have the skills to do well is a huge confidence builder. Proper manners and good introduction skills along with a great presentation and good communication skills will strengthen and polish a teenager’s image & leave a great first impression. 

The workshop series will prepare teens for interviewing for internships, volunteer positions, college and employment.

Topics covered: Introduction Skills
including Active Role-Playing, Importance of Proper Attire (Dressing for Success), “Do’s & Don’ts” During an Interview,  Good Communication, “Mindful Behavior” on Social Media and a must "Thank You" Notes.

Saturday(s): 11/12 and 11/19 11:30am-1pm
121023-B R: $130 / NR: $150

Vicki Fleming, 
Owner and Instructor with Manners Talk
Workshop Location: 
Falls Church Rec.& Parks Department
City of Falls Church, Va Community Room