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Accent Reduction 101: Speaking English Closer to the American Business and Cultural Style (2017, 2010, 2008) with seminar: Accent Reduction for Business Professionals
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Recorded Accent Reduction Seminar for Business Professionals

- Seminar

Watch and learn from our clients, from India, Russia, France, Nepal and Nigeria, transforming their accented speech to clearer English.

  • See the instruction as if you were present.
  • Practice the exercises along with the participants and hear helpful feedback.
  • Common errors people make will be identified followed by coaching for a more accurate result.
What you will learn across the eight (50 to 70 minutes each) video sessions:
  • Understand why your speech is accented by learning the habits and behaviors you are bringing from your first language into your English.
  • Every cultural group has its own melody style (intonation) for how its language is spoken. Learn how to speak using American intonation and have clearer speech in 3 weeks.
  • Learn simple and quick daily exercises for practicing your new skills naturally during your busy day.
  • Learn how to pronounce the most frequently used sound in American English /TH/
  • Shape your tongue for a more accurate American /R/ sound.
  • Watch the instruction for the consonant sounds /F, V, W/ and blended sounds.
  • See the participants improve the /R/ sound with more advanced training
  • Understand American resonance and how that applies to vowel sounds. Learn how to speak more from the mouth and less from the throat or nasal cavities.
  • All vowel sounds are demonstrated: Front, Center and Back Vowel Sounds
  • Learn how to breathe from your diaphragm as a strategy to control your rate of speed and communicate more comfortably.
A Complete Program for Speaking English in the American Cultural and Business Style

Accent Reduction 101 is the best program available on the market for busy people who want to reduce their accent quickly. All lessons have clear directions, multiple examples and the auditory support provides examples of sounds in words and sentences as you listen and then repeat. There are instructional points from the author across the entire program. Self assessments are included so you can monitor your progress and determine where you need additional support.

This newest edition includes lessons on additional cultural aspects that create accent such as how to speak from your best and strongest voice, speak with American oral resonance, learn how to apply less muscular force to sounds, manage fast speech and learn how to breathe from a diaphragm breath. Accent Reduction 101 will position you to achieve your accent reduction goals and speak with greater clarity and confidence. Noticeable improvement occurs in about 3 weeks!

Special Features

  • A step-by-step “how to” program
  • Comprehensive instruction with all sounds, including the common mistakes people make
  • Voice improvement and breathing program
  • Auditory support with 9 CDs and/or downloadable files

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