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Henry M.

33 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, German, Spanish
  • Journalism, German from Humboldt State University
  • Teaching since 1984
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Henry M.

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Broadcast Journalist with more than 30 years speaking experience. CTESOL certified language professional with experience teaching all levels.

About Henry

Award winning journalist and teacher with international experience, having lived and worked in both Europe and the United States. Certified teacher with experience in all levels and with all ages. Both a Liberal Arts and a Science major.

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I was very pleased with my first class. Mr. Henry is very knowledgeable in the matter and has good time-management skills.
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Joseph B.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks English, Ukranian, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1990
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Joseph B.

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The key to reducing your accent is a sensitive, objective hearing. We hear what we project from our minds. Very often it is not the same as what comes out of our mouths. The listener is also a judge that effects our speaking and thinking as well as our emotional state. That as you may know, effects the way we speak and also the way we perceive what we hear. The accent actually changes every day.

There is your first lesson and its free! There is much more to learn and to explore in accent reduction. I speak multiple languages and I am a professional musician with an unusually refined hearing. I possess perfect pitch, being able to identify frequency to within a range of a tuning instrument. As a conductor, I am able to hear which section and which instrument in that section is sharp or flat on a given note in the middle of playing a symphonic work.

Why is this important? It is vital to being able to identify what and where is needed to be moved as you speak to reduce

About Joseph

~ Teaching beginners to professional students and coaching professionals for over 30 years. All levels and ages are welcome! ~ Hello my friends! I am an internationally respected concert pianist and composer who comes from a family of renowned musicians. I earned my degrees from the Julli

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Jeff
Joseph has a wealth of knowledge about speaking, listening, vocals, etc.

He created a welcoming environment in our online lessons that made it easy to be vulnerable and get right to working on new skills.

I highly recommend for others looking to better understand their voice and communication style, and learn to hone them.
Catherine K.
Joseph put us at ease immediately. Our first lesson included valuable information on how to warm up our voices, increase our range and protect our voices. We look forward to our next lesson.
Donna
I have been studying piano with Joseph for nearly five years. In that time, I’ve learned more about the piano and musical interpretation than I ever thought possible.

Joseph’s technical ‘short cuts’ are amazing! He illustrates ways for your hands and your mind to work that are tailor made for you. Learning from him is so fun it seems almost effortless.

The way Joseph teaches allows you to develop at your own pace. The atmosphere is always relaxed yet everything moves along quickly.

At the open classes I attend, his other students are progressing very rapidly too. After each class, we share our impressions. The mood is elated because it feels like we stepped back in time and into history.

Joseph often quotes inspired wisdom of his historic teachers in our lessons. He is a great inspiration on his own with great musical insights.

I’m playing Beethoven and Chopin works I never thought I could approach at this stage of study, with great depth of understanding. I now play with greater passion and skill, get compliments from everyone I play for, and no longer worry about playing in public.

I look forward to each and every lesson with Joseph. His encouragement and support makes learning so rewarding! Anyone who finds this musical treasure is a lucky person and I cannot recommend him highly enough.
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Steve S.

44 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Japanese, Spanish, English
  • M.S., Education from Florida State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Steve S.

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I have a graduate degree in education and nearly 20 years of teaching and private tutoring experience.

About Steve

I have over 13 years of teaching experience at both the secondary and post-secondary level, and I have lived and taught for nearly 10 years in Japan. I have an undergraduate degree in English with a concentration on writing, and a graduate degree in education with a specialization in TESL/TEFL. I

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maria
Excellent teacher!
Akihiko O.
He teaches not only English pronunciation, grammar, expression and skill but he also teaches me American history, culture and background of them. I can learn a lot from him.
Vilma S.
Steve is excellent teacher
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Kanissia D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelors degree in English from University of California Stanislaus
  • Teaching since 2020
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Kanissia D.

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We work together to focus on making your English sound as perfect as possible. We will have you speaking English at a native level in no time😃

About Kanissia

I am a TESOL certified, native English speaker from Northern California. I have more than two years experience teaching and tutoring English. I currently teach U.S. citizenship classes for non profit organization helping refugees pass their citizenship for naturalization exam part time. I work with

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Erin C.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • M.F.A. Acting from American Repertory Theater Institute at Harvard University
  • Teaches students 18 to 65
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Erin C.

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I can help you adapt your accent or dialect for an acting role or for business/professional purposes. “Accent reduction” is sort of a misnomer because what we’re really doing is learning a different accent; we all have accents. I can help you code-switch between your habitual dialect and one that you feel is more suitable for your situation.

About Erin

I am an actor, speech & dialect coach, and acting teacher. I had steady freelance teaching and coaching jobs for 3 years in NYC, as well as steady acting work in NYC and Chicago theatre for 5 years total. I moved to LA from Cambridge, MA, where I earned my Master's in Acting from the American Rep

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Xolani K.
Excellent introductory session with solid explanations of work ahead and strategy for improvement.
Sasha A.
Erin is an excellent instructor. She is very knowledgeable, very generous with that knowledge, very attentive, and encouraging. She is not only good at what she does but she is also very good at teaching. If you're unsure when picking an instructor here, you couldn't go wrong with Erin.
Genevieve
She is great, just great. 1st course yet she immediately helped me understand what were the real issues and how to tackle them. Now I feel confident to pass in front of an audience, because I know I will be heard and I will be understood!
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Alexandra R.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Alexandra R.

26 Reviews
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I am a professional opera singer and have studied diction and languages for 12 years. I have a special musican’s ear for the subtleties of language and a lot of tools to help you reach your communication goals in speaking American English! As someone who is often performing in other languages myself, I am personally acquainted with the challenges of mastering pronunciation and accents and I am excited about sharing what I’ve learned in my own journey with others. I like to think of this more as "accent acquisition" as opposed to "accent reduction" - we all have an accent! My goal is to help you speak English clearly and comfortably so that you can communicate with others with confidence.

About Alexandra

I am a professional opera singer with a love for languages. I graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University with a BA in music, and went on to study opera performance at the Opera Institute at Boston University, earning an Artist Diploma. Since then, I've been working as a professional classical and

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Jerry
Well educated in the subject and enthusiastic to teach it! Excellent energy as well -- highly recommend!
Carlos
well explained !
Michelle
My first lesson was great. I am very excited to see how we progress. Thanks Alex!

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The average cost of 60-minute Accent Reduction lessons in Santa Clara is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $60 and $100 per hour.
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"Gabriel has developed an effective accent reduction method. In addition, he creates a friendly and comfortable atmosphere for his students. Gabriel's skill is one of a kind."
Amir
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Gabriel
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"She is amazing! Her diction and pronunciation are perfect. Anyone could learn from her."
Karin
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Alexandra R.
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"Steve is wonderful. I like it when pronounces back to me how i pronounced the word, and then teaches me how i should pronounce. This helps me to see the difference easily"
Annet
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Steve S.
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"His lessons are very effective."
Shaun
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Gabriel
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"Zelda is a very attentive and knowledgeable instructor. She helps me to reduce my Russian accent."
Inna
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Zelda S.
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"Zelda is very encouraging instructor. I could see lot of improvement in myself. Thanks to her, I have not only improve my accent, but also helped me to gain confidence to go out and speak with Native speaker ."
Shashi
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Zelda S.
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"She is very great , I am improve pronunciation and accent reduction"
Ahmed
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Molly M.
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"Fawn is amazing and what I love most is she helps you to get clarity and focus.

I have a desire to do voice over, commercial and to enhance my public speaking. She is teaching me how to breathe, how to project and how to deepen my voice. I look forward to class every time and can't believe how quickly our time ends! I highly recommend her! She is also extremely flexible! I have the busiest schedule as a multi-business owner and she always adjusts when needed!"
Danita
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Fawn A.
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"Steve is a great teacher, with a profound knowledge of the English language and a captivating approach for accent reduction. My lessons with him have been extremely productive."
Marsal
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Steve S.
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"I'm seeing Adam for accent reduction and for deepening the pitch of my voice (I sound too girly in business meetings). My colleagues really noticed a difference! It took about 8 weeks to get to the point where it was noticeable enough. I will continue with the lessons to make the it stick. Plus, it is fun! Adam makes me laugh every time!"
Kristina
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Adam R.
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