Accent Reduction Workshop
Live Webinar

You Have Full Command of The English Language
Speak It with Clarity and Confidence

Register Today for Our Next Live Accent Reduction Quick Clarity, Interactive Webinar

  • 3-weeks, 90-minute sessions

Always Small Group with Maximum of 8 Participants

Learn the Number One Most Important Skill for Reducing an Accent with Noticeable Improvement in Three Weeks!

It’s frustrating being fluent with English and then having to repeat yourself due to not being understood. Studies show that people only ask for repetitions twice; after that it is clear there is a communication breakdown and asking a third time is uncomfortable. Don’t be in the same place a year from now due to unclear communication. Be in command of English and pronunciation. With our accent reduction highly interactive 3-week webinar, you will experience better clarity and have more confidence in about three weeks. 

It is possible to reduce your accent! Always be understood in meetings, delivering presentations and even in social gatherings. This accent reduction webinar will give you the tools to speak English clearly and with confidence, quickly.

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You Can Reduce Your Accent!

  • Classes taught by Liz Peterson, M.A., CCC-SLP, a licensed speech-language pathologist and speech coach with over 20 years of experience and operator of a private practice in Denver for over 10 years.
  • Author of Accent Reduction 101: Speaking English in the American and Cultural Business Style 4th ed. (2023), included in your class.
  • Taught hundreds of students how to improve their English pronunciation and is a leading authority for speech language pathologists nationwide on how to analyze cultural speech patterns to offer accent reduction classes in their practices.

Accent Reduction Quick Clarity Live Webinar Details

Dates: Thursdays February 29 – March 21, 2024
Time: 10:00-11:30 MST
Tuition: $595
Bonus:The book, Accent Reduction 101: Speaking English Closer to the American Cultural Style Third Ed 2023. Includes 12 hours of auditory instructional files
Platform: Zoom
*Sessions recorded in the event of an absence

Dates: Thursday, May 23-June 6, 2024
Time: 1:00-2:30 MST
Tuition: $595
Bonus: The book, Accent Reduction 101: Speaking English Closer to the American Cultural Style Third Ed 2023. Includes 12 hours of auditory instructional files
Platform: Zoom
*Sessions recorded in the event of an absence

Dates: Thursday, October 3- 17, 2024
Time: 10:00:11:30 MST
Tuition: $595
Bonus:The book, Accent Reduction 101: Speaking English Closer to the American Cultural Style Third Ed 2023. Includes 12 hours of auditory instructional files
Platform: Zoom
*Sessions recorded in the event of an absence

Imagine speaking with clear and effective communication and never again being asked to repeat yourself.

Check with your HR representative to see if professional development funds are available for this public speaking seminar

Course Objectives

By conclusion of this accent reduction quick clarity webinar, participants will be able to do the following:
*Every class has break-out sessions for hands on coaching
*Courses recorded in the event of an absence

Class One:

  • Speak with American Intonation, the pathway for clarity. Improvement in three weeks.
  • Understand how to apply the “speech staircase” strategy for speaking with clear American Intonation at the conversational level.
  • Eliminate accented behaviors of speaking too fast, choppy, forceful, or monotone.
  • Apply three real-world exercises to reinforce new skills at the community level

Class Two:

  • Speak with American Intonation for more complex and advanced communication topics.
  • Learn how to pronounce the /th/ sound and /ing/ the two most used sounds in American English.

Class Three:

  • Learn the top missing consonant sounds involving more mouth and lip movement, /f/, /v/, /w/, and /r/ at the beginning of words.
  • Conversational activities to ensure skills have been reinforced at an advanced level.

Advantages of a Group Webinar

Take the class anywhere

More cost effective

Small group is similar to private coaching

Speak from your stronger and more powerful voice.

Receive feedback from peers which is often as beneficial from the instructor since they have the same struggles and goals

Sessions are recorded to review the class again

Download Your Free E-book

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How to Speak English Closer to the American Cultural and Business Style

How can I reduce my accent? Download our free e-book, Accent Reduction 101: How to Speak English Closer to the American Cultural and Business Style (2023) 4th ed. Learn the number one most important strategy for reducing accent and increasing clarity. Understand the unique features of American English pronunciation. Get clear instructions on how to pronounce commonly misarticulated sounds with easy-to-understand directions and examples.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the advantages of taking a small group, accent reduction workshop?

It is very beneficial to partner with other people. Like you, they have similar accented habits and want better English clarity. The small group creates an opportunity to receive helpful feedback from the instructor and classmates. Participants offer sincere comments and recommendations that often carry as much weight as the instructor because it is coming from a peer. Participants bond across the course and is often a great networking opportunity as well.

How can I reduce my accent?

Reducing an accent and having a more neutral style of speaking American English is a very realistic goal. The most common feature behind an accent is culture. Every cultural group has its own melody style and cadence for talking. Once someone learns a second language like English, it is spoken in the style of the first language because that is what talking is to the individual. As a result, speech is not spoken in the American cultural style and therefore is the biggest feature behind an accent.

What is learned first in an accent reduction class?

American Intonation. Intonation is the rhythm and melody patterns, as well as a cadence in a country’s language. The first step in our accent reduction classes is to have you speak your English in the American cultural and intonation style and not the pattern from your first language. After speaking English in the American cultural style there will be an immediate improvement in clarity.

Will I lose my accent completely?

No. Anyone who tells you that is not being truthful. There are many nuances across languages that make this not possible for a full loss of accent in spontaneous speech. You can expect to speak your English with more American cultural correctness, better clarity, and higher confidence. On a personal note, I think there are some advantages of having an accent such as being more unique and interesting as long as it sounds clear, and the communication is effective.

Will my company cover the cost of an accent reduction class?

Many companies will cover the cost because it is considered to be professional development and clear communication is a priority goal for most corporations. You may want to contact your human resources manager to see if that is an option.