Itís never too late to improve the
way that you speak!
Our accent reduction and
American pronunciation courses will teach you to create the sounds of
Standard American English and give you greater confidence in your
communication skills with native speakers of English.
foreign accent can prevent you from achieving your professional or
personal goals and reaching your full potential. People shouldnít have
to ask you to repeat what you said. In todayís competitive corporate
environment, clear pronunciation and correct grammar are a must.
are seriously interested in improving the sound and style of your
speech, our foreign accent reduction and American English pronunciation
classes can help you.
addition, we focus on the elimination of other types of language
problems such as grammatical and sentence structure errors which may
affect the way you sound.
I have to change my accent?
There is nothing
wrong with having a foreign accent. In fact, many Americans may find
your accent charming. In certain situations you can use that to your
advantage! Still, itís never charming when someone has trouble
understanding you, and itís no fun if an excessive accent is preventing
you from achieving a professional or personal goals.
You probably grew up
overseas and you may have learned English in school. Your teachers may
have been excellent, but if the teachers were not native speakers, they
probably unintentionally taught you to speak English with a foreign
accent. Pronunciation is the weak link in the teaching of English
around the world. Most English teachers in other countries are not
trained to teach the American English accent, even as more and more of
their students are interested in learning American speech.
English is the
primary language in the global workforce. Millions of people are
speaking English. Yet, many of them are hard to understand. Even CNN
often uses subtitles to clarify the English pronunciation of a person
who imagines that he or she is being understood.
To be an expert in a
language means more than just mastering grammar and vocabulary. Mastery
means speaking well, pronouncing words clearly, and not having a
distracting speech melody. Above all, it means feeling confident
that when you speak with a native speaker, you will be understood every