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Jeanne P.

65 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, Russian, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Jeanne P.

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I love to teach accent reduction! My students are amazed once they learn how Americans really speak and that they can learn to speak like that too. From the first few classes, you will find that your attention is immediately drawn to how you are pronouncing not only individual words but complete sentences, and how your ear will quickly become attuned to the reductions and links that Americans make. We will use a variety of sources to target the most challenging areas for you, and you will have the opportunity to record our classes for your personal use. The first lesson will Include a review of your diagnostic test so that we can see what areas you need to focus on first. It's really fun and exciting to see how quickly your accent develops into one that people can understand better and that you feel more confident using. Let's do this!

About Jeanne

Hello! I'm excited to help you with your English! I'm a native English speaker from Cleveland, OH and have fifteen years of experience teaching Accent Reduction and ESL. I've got a BA in Spanish and a Master's in Education with a Graduate Certificate in TESL. I recently starting training with the Co

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Karolina
Jeanne is a great teacher. Whenever I fail to get the right pronunciation, she is being very supportive and passionate. She knows how to explicitly explain the way of pronouncing sounds and put it into practice. Since I started taking classes with her, my accent has improved so much that even people around started noticing it. Also, she is a wonderful person, who can hold a conversation and laugh with you. Jeanne definitely became one of the best teachers I've ever had.
Highly recommend Jeanne as a teacher.
Juan
Great communication, very knowledgeable, classes are tailored to my needs and wonderful correlation between my native language (Spanish) and English. Very resourceful with many ways to learn and practice the language.
William T.
Best instructor ever! really recommend taking her!
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Joseph B.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Speaks Ukranian, Russian, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor and Master Of Music Degrees from The Juilliard School
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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 Bachelor and Master of

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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.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Design in Interaction Design from University of Washington
  • Teaching since 1996
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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 ...

About Isaac

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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Ansley
Isaac helped to distinguish the difference between creating art and copying which tapped a different side of drawing for me. Had a good session on training on seeing the tones of shades.
Bill P.
Isaac was great and very patiently explained everything I needed to do to get started on my guitar.
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Sara G.

32 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • MA TESOL from University of Central Florida
  • Teaching since 2018
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Sara G.

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I have taught listening, speaking and pronunciation classes to students of all ages and from a variety of language backgrounds. Whether it is an issue of fluency or individual phonetic sounds, I can cater my lessons to your level and goals. I have taught online and on the ground so I have built an extensive arsenal of resources to suit all needs. I look forward to working with you!

IF A TIME IS NOT LISTED AS AVAILABLE, PLEASE SEND ME A MESSAGE. I CAN PROBABLY ACCOMMODATE YOU :)

About Sara

A university English teacher right in your living room! I am a lifelong language learner who wants to help others express themselves effectively in English. A little about me: - I have a Masters degree in teaching English as a second language - I have online and on the ground teaching experie

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Brandon M.
My son’s lessons with Sara have been awesome! He’s very shy and reserved but she has made him feel comfortable. I have no idea what she said to him during their first interaction but it made him more confident in his work. My son has mentioned that she’s pleasant to work with. He also wanted me to mention that she challenges him and helps him think. Thank you Sara!
Kumara
Sara is an excellent teacher!! She is really helping my daughter improve her grammar and writing skills.
Delores
Sara is by far one of the best teachers we have had for our son. She is knowledgeable and worked with us to meet the specific needs of our son. Our son has had a great learning time with her so far. She's phenomenal!
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Micah B.

61 Reviews
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Starting at $130
  • Speaks Japanese, French, Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Micah B.

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10-Hour Course consists of:

- diagnostic spoken assessment
- Sound Like Americans Accent Bootcamp videos ($79 value) for free to practice drills outside of our lessons
- customized course based on diagnostic needs
- Sound Like Americans accent course focusing on implementing the new sounds right away.

About Micah

I have been a full time private English instructor since 2008, and I've had my global language training company (over 100 instructors) since 2014. I take on private students here, exclusively with take lessons, because it's important to always be teaching and creating more modern curriculum for real

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Moheet
Micah is an excellent and outstanding coach.
She focuses on improving the practical aspects of everyday speech. Her teaching methods are easy to practice and are effective. She is patient and understands how people from different cultures speak. This makes her instruction very useful and relevant to the student. I highly recommend her for language / accent training.
Livia Santoro
Micah is great!
Fernanda F.
No one ever told me before what I was saying wrong, and Micah would correct me so that I could improve.

She has specialized trademarked drills that she has created so that we train my muscles to move exactly with the true sounds of English as opposed to accent courses that show you the sounds alone. No sounds are said by themselves, so we do drills that incorporate full sentences so that I sound more like a native speaker. She even created Sound Like Americans Accent bootcamp course, and she gave me that for free that I use for the rest of my life and follow the 2-minute drills every day.

We also worked on presentations so that I could improve my pronunciation for the exact words that I would be using in my meetings with clients.
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Steve S.

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

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mayara maggioli
Steve is a wonder to work with. I would recommend him to anyone.
Chie K.
maria
Excellent teacher!

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"Mrs. Marty cheers me when I play the piano! She even played the Fur Elise for me! Pls join a piano lesson from Mrs.Marty!She is kind and cheerful!"
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Took Accent Reduction lessons from Marty W.
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Took Accent Reduction lessons from Zelda S.
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"I have taken 3 classes so far. She is well organized, patient, very encouraging and supportive. She listens to your needs and will prepare the session especially for you.

She is really a great help"
Kishore
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Micah B.
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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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"My first class was really good. Micah made me feel really comfortable. I have great expectations of the course."
Minerva
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Micah B.
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"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."
Sasha
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Erin C.
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"Great lessons! Always fun. Thanks!"
Kristina
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Adam R.
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"I was referred to Gabrielle by my acting coach, due to my accent holding me back in my auditions. I have to say he is one of the best voice coaches in Los Angeles with out a doubt. Gabrielle makes it fun, and makes it accessible to all. Give this guy a call, and you won't be disappointed with the results. I Highly recommend this great teacher!"
Mark
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Gabriel
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"Tom has taught my daughter and son since this winter. He is very experienced and knowledgeable. He keeps his lesson effective, engaging and fun. My kids are able to stay focus and overcome their fear of writing. We definitely plan to keep working with Tom."
Barry
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Tom S.
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"I learned a lot from the first lesson already, very experienced and positive, highly recommended!!"
Matthew Figures
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Marty W.
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