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Tom S.

31 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, Chinese, English
  • Teaching since 1991
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tom S.

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This course is about how to learn to say the 44 sounds in English (including the 20 vowel international phonics sounds) quickly and to reduce your accent audibly. A suggested twice a week course. We will cover the most important phonics/sounds that my clients - from India, China, France, Russia, Brazil, Spain and so on - have the most problems with doing business in the US/Silicon Valley. You don't have to go through all the lectures, just pick the areas you feel you still have to work on and practice the words diligently.

You will see the slides that go with the video and most of the time, I also uploaded additional practice materials. If you work on your English pronunciation consistently, you will see results really fast.

Master the American Accent book will be provided (228 pages).

Who this course is for:

You need to know some spoken American English already to benefit from the course. But, since this is an American English speaking course with lots of examples, if ...

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Certified Florida OCPS Teacher Certified AP Language Instructor Certified AP Literature Instructor Certified TESOL/TEFL Instructor Certified IGCSE Instructor Certified JollyPhonics Take a lesson with a native English speaker! I help dedicated students and professionals improve their communic

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Great!
Jose
Tom is a great teacher. He has really helped me reduce my accent. I think people pay more attention to what i say now. Thanks Tom
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Steve S.

44 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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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.

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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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Joseph B.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Speaks English, Russian, Ukranian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Isaac W.

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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor of Design in Interaction Design from University of Washington
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Isaac W.

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I don’t teach accent reduction—I teach North American Dialect Acquisition. It’s not the same thing.

“Accent Reduction” feels demeaning to students I’ve worked with. Accents are simply speaking someone else’s language by the rules of your own (Trevor Noah). I don’t want to rob you of your own language; I want to help you master the rules of mine.

I share tools and techniques for speaking with the grammar, tone, and character of a locally-born US citizen with an emphasis on midwest and northwest dialects (typically regarded a "clean" or "flat" North American sound, like a news broadcaster). We approach it analytically, physically, and emotionally. Language is a full-body experience and I seek to honor your culture while adding a new skill to your collection.

I developed and applied this novel approach with two different cohorts of adult students at Tacoma Community College’s Internationally Educated Nurses program. It helped them pass their TOEFL exams and earn jobs in the United ...

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CUSTOM-MADE FOR YOU Learning involves playfulness, curiosity, and personal connection. I've studied how people learn and how people play, along with 25 years of professional and performance experience, and I focus it entirely on you. We start with what you love, discover what you already know, then

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Molly M.

272 Reviews
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  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Molly M.

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My background as a singer and speaking voice expert has allowed me to help many not native English speakers gain confidence! I also work with regional accents to help "neutralize" . Bet you can't tell I'm from Chicago: I got rid of MY OWN accent through vowel work!

About Molly

WHO ARE YOU? You are the future star of a Lin-Manuel Miranda show, if he would just write about your life for a change! You are a business owner whose voice is tired at the end of the day (*cough* singing lessons strengthen speaking *cough*) You're a player who's on the way to becoming a sin

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Awesome as always!
Patrick
Molly is an amazing teacher, overflowing with enthusiasm and encouragement. I'm an amateur singer, and just wanted to take lessons to improve my singing a little bit so I could be better at musical improv. She helped reconnect me with my love of singing, and now I want more.
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Erica M.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Advanced Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language from TEFL FullCircle
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Erica M.

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Have you ever wanted to sound more like a native English speaker? Are you trying to improve your English for your career but don't know where to start? Are you wanting to have more confidence in your English & presentation skills? Want to have fun doing it? Then I'm the right English & Career Coach for you!

I'm a 160 Hr trained & certified TEFL instructor who has taught English online for over 2400+ hours & have taught over 7000 online lessons. Business English, & US/Canadian business culture are my specialty. I have over 16 years experience as a Corporate Manager and have worked in the US and Canada for Fortune 500 Companies and conducted thousands of interviews in my career. I'm also a Certified Career Coach!

I work primarily with business professionals, undergraduate university, and graduate students who need to improve their American English accent, vocabulary and daily conversational English. I work best with Intermediate and Advanced students but also work with Beginners. I

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As a Career & English Coach - I am often asked, "How can I improve my business English?" Many of my clients want to improve their business and language skills, but don't know where to start. Whether you are preparing for your next interview, needing to improve your presentations skills, or wanting

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Leslie
Hiroko
I learned a lot.
Mohamed D.
Erica is a very professional, patient and understanding teacher. I recommend her work 100%. I am a very shy person, and I don't have much confidence in myself, however Erica knew how to handle the situation and gave me a lot of confidence.
I am glad to take classes with Erica, she is so helpful, each class with her is so great because I can understand much better and improve my English and reading. Thanks Erica!!

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"Molly is a very passionate teacher, highly recommended!"
Chrizsean
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Molly M.
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"Very helpful and professional teacher"
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Took Accent Reduction lessons from Micah B.
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"His approach is very different from speech therapist."
David
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Gabriel
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"Great instructor! Highly recommend!"
Anna
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Adam R.
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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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"Gabriel developed a proprietary method of accent reduction that makes it easy to focus on the areas that need change or improvement. The method, combined with Gabriel’s passion for teaching, make the classes dynamic and productive. He quickly identified my problematic areas, and patiently worked with me on changes I needed to make to the way I pronounce certain sounds.

He also provides ample resources and direction for exercises in between the lessons to make the progress faster. I highly recommend Gabriel for accent reduction classes."
Dmitry
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Gabriel
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Took Accent Reduction lessons from Zelda S.
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"I've been working with Gabriel on reducing my accent, and my progress over the past month has been terrific! Gabriel's unique methodology is straightforward and effective. He's also very encouraging, patient, and upbeat. Thanks to Gabriel, I was able to understand (and *hear*) the mistakes I've been making for many years (I've been in the US for over 10 years) and to finally get to fixing them. My friends and colleagues have been asking fewer "What did you say?" questions and as I went to networking functions, I was not asked where I was from, which was a sign to me that people did not hear my Eastern European accent. I'll continue working with Gabriel until I sound like those broadcast TV reporters :-), and I am sure that under his guidance I'll be able to do that. Thanks, Gabriel, you are awesome!"
Lesya Pishchevskaya
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Gabriel
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"Gabriel is an incredible accent teacher. He has his own technique and all I can say is that it REALLY works. I tried other accent coachs before him and always felt some part of the work wasn't fully done. I felt like they were only showing me what I should be doing. That is not the case with Gabriel. He is detail oriented he has a superman ear, he is very good at explaining what is the mistake you are making and how you can correct it, giving precise exercises and techniques to fix it. I have people asking me if I moved to the States when I was 5 when in reality I moved here less than a year ago :) Can't beat that! A part from his professionalism, he is kind, funny, flexible. I totally recommend him!"
Olivia
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Gabriel
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"Great lessons! Always fun. Thanks!"
Kristina
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Adam R.
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