You’ve probably heard it hundreds of times on YouTube and possibly in other programs that you took, being the motivated self-learner that you are.
After all, you KNOW that improving your accent will significantly boost your confidence and clarity and will give you an advantage when speaking.
You also know that when people don’t understand you, it creates a barrier and accentuates the cultural gap, leaving you to not only feel like you are not good enough, but also miss out on opportunities in work and in life.
You will jump at the opportunity to speak in front of people. It will no longer be scary or intimidating but exciting and challenging (good challenging!).
You’ve watched pronunciation lessons on YouTube, you’ve done many imitation exercises, and you’ve practiced the tips you received.
You’ve listened to podcasts and read books (out loud!).
Maybe you’ve even registered for an accent course, bought a book about American Accent or taken a private lesson, but you’ve never seen lasting results or been able to follow through to the end.
This is why most English learners don’t see lasting and satisfying results even if they invest time and $:
Without a clear, step-by-step plan with guidance, support and accountability, English learners get lost.
You are a busy person. You have to pay your bills, perhaps you have a family to take care of, and you are working to develop your career. Oh, and there’s Netflix, too;)
No wonder that by the time you find those few minutes to study during the day, you want it to be effective and to see results.
Because if you don’t feel the improvement, you start resenting the practice. It becomes so… incredibly… discouraging.
It seems like it’s impossible to improve your accent and clarity without having someone give you feedback.
“How can I tell if I’m practicing the right sound?” “Maybe I’m just repeating the same mistake?”
The only way to gain lasting results is by developing your listening and perception skills so you’re able to distinguish between the different sounds of English, even the ones that sound the same to you. That way you are able to give YOURSELF feedback, and confidently practice your pronunciation.
Improving your pronunciation is not ambiguous nor intuitive. You don’t have to have a “musical ear” or to be talented at learning languages. You also don’t need to be 4 years old (they say it’s easier then).
For so many people practicing pronunciation means watching a video, saying a few words once or twice, and then expecting to use it effortlessly from now on until eternity when speaking.
I like the idea, don’t get me wrong, but the body doesn’t really work that way.
Changing your pronunciation means changing your habits. Training your mouth to do things differently. As you know, the body really likes to stay in its comfort zone.
So, to change that, you have to develop muscle memory for the new placements.
It’s time to have the right set of drills in the right sequence to really get your mouth to do what YOU want it to do.
There’s so much free content out there. Hundreds of thousands of pronunciation videos, reduction videos, intonation videos, R’s, L’s, TH’s galore.
“What video should I watch?” “Maybe there’s something better?” “Do I even need that?”
You get lost in the search, and on the way there, you’re receiving so much information that your brain wants to explode.
You don’t know where to start and what to do. And this overwhelm is crippling.
So, you end up NOT doing.
Once you find a voice you trust, follow it and stick with it until you see results. The more content, explanations, and videos you watch or read, the more distracted you get, and the more valuable time you spend instead of sitting on your butt doing the actual work that will get you results.
When you think that the only way to sound natural is by losing your accent completely and sounding like a native speaker, you set the bar so high that the journey there seems impossible. Anything coming out of your mouth that is not a “perfect” native sound (what’s native, anyway?), seems to you like a failure.
It’s time to understand that an accent is not a bad thing. You don’t have to mask it or hide it.
The real reason for you to work on your accent and pronunciation should be to gain your power and confidence back. To become effortless and natural without working too hard and exhausting yourself after speaking.To be clear and engaging when speaking so that you never feel like a sidekick but like a leader.
As you see, finding resources to help you improve your accent is not hard.
But without a clear plan, and an understanding of your individual needs, you might feel lost and won’t be able to get off the hamster wheel.
Therefore, the best way to achieve confidence and gain power in English is to avoid the noise and follow a step-by-step plan with an effective practice system and guidance that will pave you the path to real transformation and breakthrough. And I’d love to help you do that.
The complete A-Z course for non-native English speakers who struggle with their spoken English
and want to communicate clearly, confidently, and fluently.
I’ve taken everything I learned from being an English learner with tremendous insecurities and a thick accent, and from teaching thousands of students around the world for over 10 years (seeing their successes and breakthroughs time after time), and I’ve poured it into a step-by-step program that teaches you not only the theory but also gets you to practice and implement the work so you see immediate results
The end result: You will speak English with a clear and compelling accent and feel comfortable and confident expressing yourself in any situation.
You’ll learn how to identify if you’re making the right sound or not so you no longer feel lost and dependent on others.
You’ll get exercises that keep you engaged and motivated with an easy-to-use platform and clear instructions. The weekly live workshops with me, practice groups, and the private Facebook group will help you stay motivated and hold you accountable to do the work.
The 80/20 of what you need to learn and practice in order to get the best results, without overwhelm and wasting time practicing things you don’t need.
How to step into the fluent mindset and let go of the self-judgment and insecurities.
As you start this journey I will take you through the sounds of English, and introduce you to the terms we’ll use throughout the course. This will give you more clarity and help you categorize the sounds in your head. Then, we will master two key sounds, that understanding them and using them correctly will help you command your tongue and gain immediate clarity.
Now that you’ve started commanding your tongue, in module two you will be learning to relax your jaw and pronounce two very popular vowel sounds that require quite a generous mouth opening (you will also learn how to be comfortable doing that)
Here, we’re laying out the basis for the work we are going to do on American intonation throughout the course.
Applying the intonation of English will help you sound more engaging, interesting and clear. You’ll learn what words to stress in English (and see how it’s different from your native tongue) when speaking, without sounding fake and unnatural when stressing words the ‘wrong’ way. Also, we’ll discuss reductions which will help you deliver your message clearly and understand native speakers so much better.
Back to pronunciation! This module will help you strengthen your pronunciation muscles and find the right placement to pronounce two sounds that often challenge non-native speakers - The R and L.
In this module we’re starting to weave together intonation and pronunciation, after all, they always go together. You’ll learn how to distinguish between a similar vowel pair:( sheep-ship) and practice your intonation as you’re practicing the sounds. We’ll also tap into American rhythm, and why it’s so important to hear the difference between the long words and short words.
In this module, we’ll dive deeper into the subtle (yet important) nuances of English, and learn how to distinguish between similar sounds
In this module, we’re going to advance you in the direction of speaking effortlessly, implementing the work in your day to day speech and continue mastering the subtleties of English.
In the last module, we’ll explore a few final sounds and help you improve the flow of your speech. Afterward, we’ll wrap it up by summarizing our journey and you’ll get practical strategies to implement the work and to get to the next level.
In the group, you’ll find the most incredible, motivated, and intelligent people, who are serious about their personal development and are there to grow and to cheer you on as you progress. There you’ll be able to…
56 different guided practice recordings that will keep you in shape and simplify your practice routine
Feeling insecure when making small talk? This 60 min workshop will give you the tools and motivation to succeed in casual social situations.
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I know it’s hard to believe, but from my own experience and from my students’ experience, accent training is not any different from any other muscle training – if you do the work, it will stick. You will create new habits instead of continuing to use your old ones. You just need to be super clear about what you’re doing and have the right system to practice.
Feedback is important, but you don’t want to be too dependent on it. A part of the training is to teach you how to be your own “speech coach” so you can spot your mistakes with confidence. This is exactly why I created the “How to get it right” guide to help you be more clear about your progress. Aside from that, you will definitely have time to interact with me and get my feedback during the live coaching sessions, the Facebook lives, and inside the Facebook group.
Every week on Monday, you will get access to a new module with a set of pre-recorded videos lessons and a new interactive practice area. You’ll also get an email explaining what you need to do this week with a suggested daily plan (what you need to do every day, and how long should it take you), so you can watch and practice at you own time and pace. In addition to that, we will have 10 live group coaching sessions during each week of the program where you get to work 1:1 with me. For that you WILL have to show up at a certain time (and don’t worry, we will be accommodating all time zones!). If you miss it, you’ll be able to watch the replay.
I know, learning English can be overwhelming and everything seems important. First, by the fact that you direct the spotlight onto one element of spoken English, it doesn’t mean the rest disappears. English is an ongoing journey with many things to learn.
Even if you’re just starting out, improving your pronunciation is super helpful and will help you as you enhance your vocabulary and improve your grammar. Also, you’ll be creating new healthy pronunciation habits right at the outset. As long as you understand my videos and are able to conduct a basic conversation in English, this course will be extremely beneficial for you.
If you’re anything like me, you probably don’t like committing to something you are not 100% sure of. This is why I offer you to join the course and try it out for the first two weeks.
If you decide by the end of 14 days that it’s not for you, just send us a quick email to hello@ accentsway.com, and you’ll receive a full refund no questions asked.
Once you sign up, you will get an email that’ll grant you access to the member website, so you can get started with the introduction video, explore my favorite resources, and get a head start on the self-evaluation task (don’t skip it!). Then I might ask you to jump in and introduce yourself in our awesome Facebook group, while in the meantime, you’ll get in your email a few golden tips on how to succeed in this program. On Monday, September 23rd, the first module will unlock, and the games will begin.
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