Master the correct stress, intonation, rhythm and sounds of Standard American English. Our accent reduction programs are short, intensive and highly focused, with the objective of maximum improvement and habit formation in a short period of time.
Accent Reduction Workshop Series
This highly interactive series is delivered onsite at your company. Each half-day workshop focuses on one aspect of accent reduction, so learners can attend the ones they need and skip the ones they don’t.
- Polishing Your Speaking Skills with Clear Speech
- English Consonants and Vowels
- Sentence Stress and Rhythm
- Word Stress and Fluency
- Expressing Meaning Through Intonation
- Speak Smoothly by Linking
- Grammar and Fluency
- Pronouncing Technical Vocabulary
ONLINE Accent Reduction Private Coaching
Work one-on-one with an accent reduction specialist. Focus solely on your specific pronunciation errors and language goals.
Accent reduction coaching begins with a diagnostic evaluation that includes both reading aloud and speaking in free conversation. Speech is evaluated for correct phrasing, word stress, sentence stress, intonation, linking, articulation of consonants and vowels, speed, volume and clarity. Based on the results, as well as learner goals and interests, the coach will develop a training plan.
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