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Marty W.

79 Reviews
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Starting at $49
  • Speaks limited usage), Spanish (For singing, Italian (for singing)
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1997
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Marty W.

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How you communicate is especially important in business, professional and social situations. 'Not that speaking English like an American is the end all, be all, but it can assist you in communicating your ideas as rapidly as possible. Misunderstandings are less frequent, when what you have said is comprehended quickly. Ultimately everyone can speak English with clear and proper pronunciation; I can give you the tips and tricks to assist you in excelling. My background with singing required that I learn the 'IPA' or International Phonetic Alphabet. This training has assisted me in learning ways in which to decipher the spoken word (as well as singing in various languages). My background in teaching English has also prepared me to understand various idioms, 'cliches', jargon, slang, and euphemisms. My students in accent reduction will find that I have a wellspring of information and methods for reducing an accent. In working together via our private lessons, you will have practice ...

About Marty

Open up to your own unique voice. Play piano with energy and freedom. "With singing, your body is your instrument. Helping you become all you can be as a performer is my number one goal. Protecting your voice is a close second as we work to strengthen your vocal range and the quality of your sou

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Sarat C.
Matthew Figures F.
I learned a lot from the first lesson already, very experienced and positive, highly recommended!!
Maria B.
All my three kids have enjoyed piano lessons with Marty. The oldest for more than two years! We are moving out of the country, so unfortunately we have to leave her; I wish we could take her with us! She is such a dedicated teacher. My kids have learned so much from her, not only playing the piano but also music theory. She is also flexible in scheduling, so we could always find a time that worked well for our busy family schedule. We will miss her!
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Prudence H.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon University
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Prudence H.

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Learn a scientific method for accent reduction using the international phonetic alphabet which teaches you the sounds of spoken English

About Prudence

PRUDENCE has been coaching students for over 30 years. She has taught at Carnegie Mellon University, NYU and The New School . She has given workshops at Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, The Neighborhood Playhouse, The Strasberg Institute. She is the author of MONOLOGUE MASTER

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Edilberto R.
She is a great teacher. she is patient and supportive. she is great at building confidence and keeping lessons fun and engaging through a variety of activities tat improve conversation and reading skills.
Yun
She is a great teacher. She is attentive, detailed oriented, patient, and provides customized curriculum for my need. Thank you!
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Justin D.

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Starting at $15
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from University of Utah
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Justin D.

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My goal is to help students reduce their English accent primarily through the International Phonetic Alphabet and continued conversation practice with a native English speaker with the native accent. Pronunciation is key to communication in my eyes, and conversation offers the perfect way to both better pronunciation and to review English that the student already knows.

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About Justin

Hey all. My name is Justin. I am a pretty simple guy, really. I like girls. I like languages. My dream vision is to travel the world, acquiring languages along the way, and leaving the people in each respective country the English language after I've left. English, to me, is the future. I am ab

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Isaac W.

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

270 Reviews
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Starting at $57
  • Speaks ASL, Spanish, Italian, Romanian
  • Awarded List of awards from Best of Manhattan
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Stephanie B.

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I have taught students from nearly every country to lessen or eliminate their accent. Whether it is for work or school or just social needs I can help you to sound how you would like and how to adapt your speech to a more westernized sound.

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Although splitting my time between NY and Virginia, I still promise to my acting students you WILL book work. My accent student will sound cleaner. I have taught Emmy winners, Drama Desk winners and worked with Golden Globe and Tony nominees! You can check out my content on Takelessons too in their

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Kristina
Wow! Amazing instructor! Gave me great advice that instantly improved the way I did my current scripts. Also, gave me a lot of industry advice on how to make a good demo reel.
Kayla D.
I've been with Stephanie for a few months now and she has helped me so much! I remember being so nervous before our first class, but she is very patient and one of the least intimidating people I've ever met. You'll learn from the very best if you take lessons from her, and she'll get you on the right track to start landing auditions!
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Brenda B.

41 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, English, Italian
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brenda B.

41 Reviews
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Do you have an accent and want to reduce it? Through speech training I can help you change your speech patterns and sounds to sound like a more native English speaker.

About Brenda

***BB Studio is extending its online lesson hours to meet you where you are! Starting a new musical hobby and practicing wellness or receiving life or organization coaching is a great way to combat boredom, regain control of your life and stimulate the brain!*** Hello, my name is Brenda! It is ni

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Layne
Brenda is so nice and easy to talk to. She has a lot of knowledge to share! She focuses a lot on technique, which can be overwhelming for newbies.
Cecily
Brenda is fantastic!!
Chris H.
Really takes her time to make sure you understand what you’re learning. Very kind and very nice. A must have for lessons. Thank you Brenda.

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"Had a wonderful interaction...at the start of my journey!"
Ravindra
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Henry M.
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"I decided to take accent ruduction classes because I was struggling a lot with my pronunciation in the English language,but Micah was capable of taught me many ways in how to improve my pronunciation now people can understand better what I am saying. She is very patient and supportive so if you decide to take her you won’t regret that decision. Also she is always willing to listen and try to help you as much as possible."
Josephine
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Micah B.
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"I had my first lesson and I am very excited to continue working with Steve on my accent.
He was able to identify what are the issues I need to work on.
Steve is very knowledgeable and fun to work with!
Thank you Steve!"
Daniela
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Steve S.
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"Gabriel is an excellent instructor whose lessons are fast-paced and effective."
Yi
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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"Alexandra was awesome. She listens to you carefully and finds places to improve and suggests to use it in daily work."
Venkata
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Alexandra W.
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"I have taken accent reduction with a few teachers and Gabriel is by far the best accent reduction teacher I have had. His technique is very practical and based on principles of how singing is taught. It has been very effective for me. It also helps that he is a very friendly and nice person in addition to being an inspiring actor, singer and performer."
Ash
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Gabriel
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"Fawn is an amazing teacher. I highly recommend her."
Rose
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Fawn A.
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"Very responsive, attentive and patient teacher! I loved our first lesson, it was exactly what I was looking for. I'm definitely going to keep working with Steve, and I don't have any doubts that eventually no one will even think about asking "what country is your accent from?" :)"
Kateryna
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Steve S.
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"Gabriel's Accent Reduction teachings have changed my life. My American English has improved dramatically! I'm seeing results at all levels. I highly recommended!!!"
Irina
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Gabriel
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