Trainings and Webinars

Good English Accent

Topic:

Language and Speech (English and French)

Professions:
Headhunters
HR officers
Managers
Moderators
Negotiators
Outplacement companies
PR spokespeople
Radio and TV journalists and presenters
RH oficers in charge of recruitement
Show masters, lawyers
Teachers of English
Teachers, trainers
Telephone operators, tourist guides

CONTENT

  • Psycho-acoustic explanation of the causes accents
  • An analysis of errors
  • Visual display of speech sounds and prosody
  • Exercises in auditory discrimination of phonologically minimal pairs
  • Articulation of phonemes
  • Melodic contours (intonations)
  • Stress-patterns (rhythm)
  • Speech rate
  • Connected speech (weak forms, word linking and phonetic assimilations)

    A foreign accent, no matter how charming, can distract listeners from the meaning of our message and even diminish our personal credibility.

    This course is designed for those who wish to lose their foreign accent.

    It is is taught to individuals or to small groups (max. 4 persons).

    Each person’s accent is assessed. Phonological and prosodic mistakes are described in detail, and the programme is tailored to each student’s needs.

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