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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. 

Introductory and good communication skills are essential. High pressure situations like college and job interviews are role-played to help teens lessen their fears and to practice the process of getting through an interview. 

Additionally,the value of respecting and caring about others is addressed with emphasis placed on building good friendships, developing greater resilience, the importance of self-respect & confidence, along with valuing others and their environment. 

I believe strongly in the need to have integrity, a good character and overall behavior that reflects respect and concern for others demonstrated in 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.

And 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 looked upon more favorably and "stand out" in a crowd.

Interested in my services call 202-409-9211 to discuss the various options. 
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) 
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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(202) 409-9211 | vfleming@yourmannerstalk.com
Spring   'TEEN" Prep for Interviews" Ages 14-18
The City of Falls Church Rec. & Parks Department
223 Little Falls Church,VA 22046

Sat: 5/13 11am-1pm
231023-C R: $55 / NR: $75

Call 703-248-5027 to reserve your date and space.

Teens will learn the essential skills needed to "nail an interview"with a feeling of confidence. The two-hour workshop will cover introductions and handshakes, awareness of body language and nonverbal signals, digital diplomacy (cell phones, email, texting and social media), communication skills, proper attire and the importance of a good followup. The workshop will help teens gain greater self-assurance and poise as they navigate their way through various social and professional situations.

Instructor: Vicki Fleming with Manners Talk