Clear And Accurate Speech

Semester Dates Day Time Sessions Cost Location Room  
Summer II July 14 - August 25, 2014 Mon 6:00 - 9:00 pm 7 $500.00 1 Pace Plaza   Register Now
Summer II July 14 - August 25, 2014 Mon 6:00 - 9:00 pm 7 $500.00 1 Martine Ave, White Plains   Register Now
Summer II July 14 - August 25, 2014 Mon 6:00 - 9:00 pm 7 $500.00 551 Fifth Ave, 8TH FL, NYC   Register Now

 

Course Format

Seven meetings (Mondays); Instructor-led. Class runs from 6pm-9pm.

You Will Learn To

  • Recognize stress, intonation and rhythm patterns of American English native speakers
  • Enhance your pronunciation, phrasing and tone in spoken English
  • Produce the phonetic sounds of American English and pronounce troublesome consonants and vowels
  • Develop strategies for practicing and self-monitoring correct pronunciation and stress patterns
  • Identify individual pronunciation problems and recognize ways to articulate correct forms

Course Description

Trainees will improve the clarity and accuracy of their speech in professional situations by mastering the sounds, rhythm, and accurate pronunciation of standard American English. Through training and exercises, students will focus on intonation and stress patterns, articulation of individual vowels and consonants that will result in your accent reduction.

Trainees practice focused exercises from authentic material and textbook, as well as performing speaking task such as giving short presentations, simulating effective telephone use, or leading discussions and business meetings. Videotaping allows for detail analysis of several short projects.