Accent Modification

//Accent Modification
­

Accent Modification

Gain credibility and understanding without losing your individuality.

The ability to communicate effectively and comfortably with individuals of different cultural backgrounds opens doors, gives you credibility, and fosters your success.

It’s really not about pronunciation and your rate of speaking; it’s really about how you use inflection to add meaning to your messages. It is when you use inflection effectively that people really understand you.

Accent Modification

Your success as a speaker of English is our success, too. We have worked with individuals and corporations to foster success and grow professionally. Some of our most recent projects have included health professionals, physicians, researchers and scientists, manufacturing leaders, technical engineers and call center operators.

We’ll give you tools that you need to communicate your message effectively.

Our expertise include the following:

    • Accent Modification
    • Advanced English for foreign nationals
    • Regional US dialect modification

 

Related Articles

There is No Such Thing as “Perfect” English

An English dictionary is not a rulebook, but a suggested guideline. It is based on the pronunciation, spelling, and usage of most educated speakers.

Posted by EllenRead More



Improve Your Vocabulary With Our New “Commanding Words” Word-A-Day Calendar

The truth is, every time we speak we are being judged on our intelligence, success and competence. Studies show that people with significant vocabularies tend to be viewed as being capable and smart. Additionally, since language and thought are linked one to the other, having a strong vocabulary simply helps us think, plan and solve […]

Posted by EllenRead More



Grammar Mistakes

Below are 20 common grammar mistakes I see routinely, not only in editorial queries and submissions, but in print: in HR manuals, blogs, magazines, newspapers, trade journals, and even best selling novels. If it makes you feel any better, I’ve made each of these mistakes a hundred times, and I know some of the best […]

Posted by EllenRead More



What is Accent Reduction?

Accent reduction, or accent modification, is the systematic approach for neutralizing a foreign accent to adapt to the majority accent. The process includes identifying the variations in the individual’s current speech, and comparing them to the constants in the target dialect. These variations include not only sound distinctions, but also the differences in grammar styles, […]

Posted by EllenRead More



What our clients are saying about us

Occasionally, I have a client ask for the chance to write about how we’ve helped him or her with their business communication skills.  This week, Curt Gosman from Now Courier shares his thoughts… “I had been working with a client for about a month, providing nearly daily cost analysis of their in-house delivery vs contracting […]

Posted by EllenRead More



Gaining Credibility and Understanding

Speaking English well opens doors, gives you credibility, and fosters your success. Your success as a speaker of English is our success, too. We’ll give you the coaching you need. We offer: Accent Modification Advanced English for foreign nationals Regional US dialect modification – examples:  southern drawl, Boston dialect, eastern region dialect

Posted by EllenRead More



Back to Top