“The only time I get bothered by bad grammar is when it is paired off with lack of purpose.”
- Sheila Viesca, TalkShop

Monday, April 16, 2018

MANULIFE Testimonials - Grammar Mastery

Grammar Mastery
February 19, 2018

Karen Fabregar, Manulife Financials, Grammar Mastery by TalkShop
I must admit I have difficulty in grammar that is why, as a solution, I avoid writing emails. I applied for a job that will help me eliminate my weakness. I’m happy that I’ve found Manulife, most especially because my company engages the excellent service of TalkShop for interactive communication training like this Grammar Mastery conducted by Ms. Viesca.
I learned a lot and love everything in it. The Consultant, Ms. Sheila Viesca is very impressive.

Anthony, Manulife Financials, Grammar Mastery by TalkShop
I learned a lot from TalkShop. No wonder it is the best English school in the Philippines. This Grammar mastery workshop is superb! TalkShop’s Consultant, Ms. Sheila Viesca, is beautiful and bright. I become more confident.

Ace Arganzosa, Manulife Financials, Grammar Mastery by TalkShop
I would like to say thank you to Ms. Sheila for sharing her expertise in grammar. The program design is very good. Kudos Manulife and well-done TalkShop, the best English school in this part of the globe.

Michelle Bayuca, Manulife Financials, Grammar Mastery by TalkShop
This is a 5-star rating workshop with TalkShop and Ms. Sheila Viesca the best communication trainer in the Philippines!  I very much like this program in Grammar Mastery and hope to attend more sessions with TalkShop and Ms. Sheila.

Kay Yballe, Manulife Financials, Grammar Mastery by TalkShop
I learned a lot.  Thank you Manulife Financials for this well-structured program by TalkShop.   Ms. Sheila Viesca, TalkShop Consultant, is very good. She is sensible, informative, and with great communication skills.
The workshop has made me realize new things about grammar and effective communication.

Crisosono Reyes, Manulife Financials, Grammar Mastery by TalkShop
I’ve learned a lot from TalkShop’s GrammarMastery workshop. The program is well-designed. Our TalkShop Facilitator, Ms. Sheila Viesca, is accommodating, approachable and most of all, knowledgeable.
It was overall an interesting experience because I have had realizations and aha moments in prepositions and subject-verb agreement.
Ramiro Navarro, Manulife Financials, Grammar Mastery by TalkShop
I like the TalkShop workshop very much and learned a lot from it. The program design is very practical and easy to apply in the workplace. Ms. Sheila Viesca, TalkShop’s Trainer is very calm and not at all intimidating. I am now careful with my grammar and more inspired to write better.

Danny Rose Dereza, Manulife Financials, Grammar Mastery by TalkShop
I learned a lot from this TalkShop training. I liked the topics, readiness of our facilitator and the knowledge shared.
Ms. Sheila Viesca, TalkShop’s Facilitator is knowledgeable and very good in teaching. Kudos to the best trainer and best English school in the Philippines!

Friday, July 28, 2017

DTI TESTIMONIALS - TalkShop's Grammar Mastery Workshop

Grammar Mastery Batch 4
June 1-2, 2017

TalkShops' Grammar Mastery Workshop

Jay Acar, Department of Trade and Industry, Grammar Mastery WorkShop
This is a 5-rating workshop in Grammar Mastery with TalkShop.
Ms. Sheila, TalkShop Trainer, has mastery of the subject. Because of her, I have improved in my grammar immensely.  

Lirio Maalihan, Department of Trade and Industry, Grammar Mastery WorkShop
Talkshop workshop serves as a refresher course on grammar. I like more written exercises. I was having fun while learning grammar. The Facilitator, Ms. SheilaViesca, is excellent.

Lucilyn Precious Atienza, Department of Trade and Industry, Grammar Mastery WorkShop
The training is one of a kind. I am very thankful for having been part of this. I like everything about the program even the ice breakers are informative.  The Talkshop Consultant, Ms. Sheila is awesome.

Rashid Bautista, Department of Trade and Industry, Grammar Mastery WorkShop
I enjoyed the seminar a lot. I did learn much while having fun. All I have to do now is practice. TalkShop program design is systematic and organized. Ms. Sheila is very approachable and an excellent teacher. I learned new techniques in answering question.
TalkShops' Grammar Mastery Workshop

Remalyn Base, Department of Trade and Industry, Grammar Mastery WorkShop
I have learned a lot from thTalkShop . It’s a very complete design for  a Grammar Mastery workshop. Ms. Sheila Very is very intelligent as a Resource Speaker. I have learned the uses of prepositions, pronouns, and memo writing.

Carlita Natividad, Department of Trade and Industry, Grammar Mastery WorkShop
Talkshop Consultant is very recommendable to other agencies in the Philippines. I am satisfied with what I gained from this workshop. Being a public servant, the program design is of big help to upgrade our service to clients.  The Consultant is very approachable and able to deliver her thoughts well. I was able know the differences in grammar usage.
Preciosa Obrial, Department of Trade and Industry, Grammar Mastery WorkShop
I have many lessons gained from Talkshop’s grammar  workshop. I've learned about correct grammar, and this will surely enhance my ability to write a more structured and simple letter. The program is very light and easy to understand. I like the use of prepositions the most.
The Consultant is really great. She is very accommodating. I think now I know how to use the correct grammar.

Marry Ann Baquiran, Department of Trade and Industry, Grammar Mastery WorkShop
I have learned much from this TalkShop seminar. It is very useful. All the topics are very important and very useful in our daily work in the agency. The program design is well- organized.
Ms. Sheila is very accommodating and her method of teaching is simple and easy to understand.  And she explained everything very well.

TalkShops' Grammar Mastery Workshop

Glaiza Muzares, Department of Trade and Industry, Grammar Mastery WorkShop
The Grammar Mastery workshop is the best English training that I had ever attended. The lecture that may otherwise be difficult, was delivered lightly.
Ms. Sheila Viesca , the Facilitator, is flexible and positive in teaching us. I have learned that it is important to be grammatically learned but it is also a must to have good attitude. The program design is suitable for us in corporate overnmence. The area I liked the most is the email etiquette.
Ms. Sheila Viesca is an expert in her field. She was able to explain and expound on the essentials of communication. She shared her knowledge and even adjusted to our level for us to easily grasp the lesson. I must say that I gained confidence because I had gained significant knowledge.

Kristin Aprille Del Rosario, Department of Trade and Industry, Grammar Mastery WorkShop
This TalkShop workshop helped understand how to make letters and respond to day to day communications, especially with the help of the frameworks which are very useful.  I can apply everything to our work place. I’ve learned a lot from Ms. Sheila Viesca.
This is a good activity because it has refreshed us on what we may have forgotten. I enjoyed this workshop and it was extremely interesting. Ms. Viesca is very informative and she knows her topics very well.  She presented all the topics in a lively, fun way.  I am excited to share everything I have learned when I get back to the province.

TalkShops' Grammar Mastery Workshop

Rio Andrea Angeles, Department of Trade and Industry, Grammar Mastery WorkShop
There wasn’t any dull moment. This TalkShop workshop is very helpful especially for me being the Information Officer of our region. I can use the tools taught to effectively convey our message to our clients. I would like to thank DTI HRAS for training us under TalkShop.
 I learned a lot from this workshop from basic subject verb agreement to tips and techniques in business and memo writing. Ms. Sheila Viesca is very effective in teaching the participants. She gave us additional tips which we could immediately apply at work.

Marjorie Buendia, Department of Trade and Industry, Grammar Mastery WorkShop
This Grammar Mastery workshop is not just an opportunity to learn grammar-related communication topics, but also a chance for us to meet other DTI employees from other regions. I learned a lot from TalkShop. It is very helpful for future purposes and for better service to be delivered. The program design was, at the same time, well-planned.
I like all the areas presented. The Talksop Consultant is very good.  Ms. Sheila Viesca is an awesome Mentor.  We learned a lot from her.  After the workshop I am now more competent in writing compositions, and even learning further.

Janeth Eya, Department of Trade and Industry, Grammar Mastery WorkShop
I learned so much from this workshop.  First, it helps me improve my grammar skills, the proper uses of prepositions and the etiquette in writing business letters. The program is very useful which helps me a lot to communicate well.
The area I like the most is writing communications because I can use the skills in my job as an AO. Everything discussed was very essential.
Talkshop Consultant is knowledgeable about the topics discussed and she delivered the lessons effectively.  She communicates well with the participants. Talkshop workshop has definitely helped me improve my grammar skills and technical writing.

Marites Camaruan, Department of Trade and Industry, Grammar Mastery WorkShop
Talkshop is very commendable to all. The trainer is friendly and approachable. The training was much like a tutorial that everybody would not leave this room without learning. I learned a lot. At most, I will leave this room improved with good communication skill.  I like the module and the same way everybody is participative.
Ms. Sheila Viesca is very friendly and powerfully moved everyone to listen and to participate in the discussions. My communication skill was enhanced. I also gained confidence in talking.

TalkShops' Grammar Mastery Workshop

Joel Lorenzo, Department of Trade and Industry, Grammar Mastery WorkShop
First of all, I would like to thank TalkShop for the new things I have learned from the Grammar Mastery program. Through this workshop, my writing skills became more effective and precise. I’ve learned so much about the proper language usage and different business writing styles.  The program design is extremely effective and useful . All the subject matters are very interesting.
 And most of all, Ms. Viesca is an effective and excellent Trainer.  Her teaching style is guaranteed to  enhance anyone’s grammar and communication sense more effectively.

Marvin Macalalad, Department of Trade and Industry, Grammar Mastery WorkShop
My knowledge was refreshed. I also learned a lot of new knowledge related to grammar. I like the way the Resource Speaker was able to make the program interactive. I commend Ms. Sheila Viesca for having maximized the time successfully.
The ability of Ms. Viesca is unquestionable. Her communication skills are inspiring and her charm is irresistible. She is very approachable. I became more confident. The learning I got is all practical and applicable to my work.

Patricia Joy Zotomayor, Department of Trade and Industry, Grammar Mastery WorkShop
The Grammar Mastery workshop given by Ms. Sheila Viesca of Talkshop truly develops communication masters as it is conducted in a comprehensive and interactive way.  The trainees are not just taught on what should be used in good communication but are also taught principles and guides in organizing ideas using the correct grammar. I learned a lot.
The program design is very comprehensive. What I like most is that our lessons are highly-interactive.
Ms. Sheila Viesca is smart. Besides her beautiful face you would really have all eyes and ears on her for she is knowledgeable and confident in what she is teaching. TalkShop will not just improve the way I write or construct sentences but it will enhance my confidence in delivering presentations and writing letters letter as I am more certain of the grammar.

TalkShops' Grammar Mastery Workshop

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Department of Trade and Industry Testimonials

Department of Trade and Industry Testimonials
Grammar Mastery   www.talkshop.ph
December 16-17, 2016

RuelGabiola, Internal Auditing Assistant

One word to describe the Grammar Mastery   www.talkshop.ph training is “Fuel”. It’s like fuel that’s used to run a car. It serves as my tool to perform my duties as IAA.
I learned a lot. The program design is complete and satisfying. Ms. Sheila is an effective Consultant.
Now I understand the conjunctions.

Mar Joseph Batobato, Admin Aide V1

Thank you and Happy Holiday!
I learned a lot. TalkShop program is well-sequenced. The games are incredible.
Ms. Sheila Viesca is very professional.


This is one of the trainings that really inspired me. There’s a lot of usage that I can correct right now. I would definitely be careful whenever I am asked to do letters, memo, and the like. I learned a lot.
I like the program design and all areas.Ms. Sheila Viesca is great, knowledgeable, and Super!

LeonidaRaquion, Admin Assistant 111

Aside from the learning I gained, I also enjoyed attending this workshop because the way Ms. SheilaViesca teaches is light and she can explain the topic clearly, too.
I like the seatwork, games, and simultaneous questions and answers.
Ms. Sheila Viesca, TalkShop Trainer is very good!I gained more confidence.

Marie Eden Villena

I learned tips in writing memos.
Ms. Sheila Viesca speaks clearly. Her lecture is very informative.

CarlitoHomonoc, Driver

I am very pleased because the topic is informative.
Ms. Sheila, TalkShop Consultant is wonderful.I’m a shy person when somebody talks in English I can’t express myself because I’m not sure of my communication but now I can face the challenge.

Mary Angeline Ferrater, IAA

I learned a lot. There were some refreshers from what I learned from school and some updates.
I like life’s little instructions and idioms.Ms. Sheila Viesca is very nice.
It took me back to when I was still working for a BPO company where grammar is important.

Ma.OhmaEmocling, AA 111

The Facilitator, Ms. Sheila Viesca knows her objectives and clearly elaborates the session. TalkShop helps to improve one’s communication skills.The program design is understandable and relatable to current work.The workshop has helped me recall the module learned in school and enhanced  my knowledge of grammar.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Spontaneity Cures Overthinking

Confidence and grammar mastery go hand in hand in communicating effectively. To this, Sheila Viesca, TalkShop CEO adds, “Spontaneity counts as well. It is the ability to think and speak naturally, drawing from one’s knowledge and experiences. When one takes a long time to respond in conversations, he can be misconstrued as slow, too analytical, or anxious. This can be a major setback during presentations, meetings, or an interview that can deter one’s chances for success.”

How does one improve his spontaneity? Viesca advises, “Learn from children. They come up with the answers on cue that can be humorous, charming, and disarming. This is because children act naturally. They have no hang-ups about coming up with the perfect answer. They do not over think and overanalyze.”Viesca shares these tips to be spontaneous in conversations:

1. Think English and speak English until it becomes second nature. Avoid using “Taglish.”

2. Read to stay updated.

3. Practice reading aloud so you don’t have to worry about pronunciation and sentence structure.

4. Should you find yourself groping for the right word, re-phrase your message.

5. Broaden your vocabulary.

6. Don’t aim at perfection.

7. Relax. Stand or sit erect, breathe, and just speak naturally.

“The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.” -Rene Descartes

TalkShop, the leading ISO-certified training facility that is accredited with the Civil Service Commission teaches you to add color, spice, and wit to your conversations.

www.talkshop.ph (632)894-5588| Conversation Expertise, Speech Eloquence & Confidence Building, Power Presentation

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Thursday, June 19, 2014

TalkShop Leads The Way

TalkShop is the best English communication school in the Philippines. It is the leading consultancy and training institute for personal effectiveness, corporate protocol, and management communication.
The country’s pioneer in Communicative Language Teaching (CLT), TalkShop is the developer of Integrated Language Teaching (ILT) and is accredited by the International English Education Research Association and Civil Service Commission. It also received its ISO certification in 2012.
TalkShop’s client roster includes private organizations, government groups, multinational corporations, and individuals who seek professional advancement and personal growth. It was founded by Sheila Viesca in 2000.