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Accent Improvement


Gain increased accuracy and confidence in your ability to speak English clearly and accurately through extensive practice in the individual sounds, syllable stress, and rhythm of American English.


  • Pronounce American vowel and consonant sounds accurately
  • Sharpen the ability to hear and reproduce accurate stress patterns
  • Produce more native-like rhythm patterns
  • Increase breath and vowel length to slow the rate of speech and make the message clearer
  • Use intonation to emphasize ideas and make clear distinctions between statements and questions
  • Increase confidence in speaking American English
  • Acquire techniques for self-correction and on-going improvement



Pre- and post-assessment with follow up; group, paired, and individual exercises; daily practice with Accent Improvement audio-based materials



4 -12 participants



24 hours of group instruction delivered in a 12-week, 10-week, or 8-week format


LinguaTec Accent Improvement training manual and audio material


Training Topics


  • Identify individual pronunciation errors with a pre-assessment
  • Develop the ability to discriminate sounds
  • Speak more clearly with more accurate sound production
  • Correctly pronounce high frequency words in the work environment
  • Develop techniques for self monitoring and correction

Rhythm and Linking

  • Practice the rhythm of American English to emphasize important words
  • Apply rules for linking words to create smoother-sounding statements and questions

Intonation and Stress

  • Stress the correct syllables of words to make them easily understandable
  • Change intonation to communicate different messages and attitudes
  • Show the relationships between ideas more effectively by using intonation


  • Learn how vowels and consonants are reduced in informal speech
  • Improve listening comprehension of reduced speech





What Others Say

"I enjoyed being in a small group of people because we were more in touch with the trainer and could work frequently with her one-on-one."
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