Accent Reduction

Accent Reduction

An Accent Reduction Course is the most effective and convenient way for busy professionals to improve their pronunciation, reduce their accent and advance their career! Taught by a qualified instructor, our Accent training is customized to the participant’s individual needs and requirements with a flexible schedule designed to accommodate each participant’s busy work hours. Course location is based on the participant’s preferences. Choose from personalized one-on-one or small group classes designed to help non-native American English speakers engage in American English language skills while dramatically improving their pronunciation and manner of speaking.

Foundations in Accent Reduction Course
  • General view of the American English vowel system
  • General view of the American English consonant system
  • Practical reference to the student’s own mouth and vocal apparatus
  • Introduction to intonation, grouping and emphasis
  • The differences in articulation between languages and role of word stress
  • A methodology that emphasizes the learning and acquisition of American English pronunciation skills.
Foundations in Accent Reduction Course
  • Basic, Intermediate and Advanced levels based on Accent Evaluation Test
  • Practice of sounds, stress, intonation and American English rhythm patterns
  • Introduction to independent pronunciation practice
  • Training in the use of isolated sounds and their combinations
  • Pronunciation improvement class designed to reduce your specific accent
  • Communicative approach for increasing pronunciation and speaking skills