Our accent reduction classes are proven to reduce your accent by 50% or more in just 12 sessions! Our lessons are altered to meet the needs of students, business professionals, medical professionals, and corporations. Contact Accent Pros today to discuss your specific needs and how we can customize our lessons. Start now by completing the Initial Accent Evaluation. Also, decide if you would like to attend classes in our Illinois offices or complete the training online using Skype. We offer an industry low price for our online training. Select your preference below to read more about our programs.
An initial accent evaluation is required for all new clients starting at Accent Pros. This accent evaluation provides you and your private speech-language pathologist with an exact percentage of your accent and a spreadsheet detailing the exact differences causing your accent compared to standard American pronunciation. Click here to learn more about our initial accent evaluation.
The American accent training program through Accent Pros is popular among professionals living in the United States and internationally. Nearly all of our clients, who seek our expertise with accent reduction, demonstrate excellent English language skills. They know the language well, including grammar rules, which they consistently demonstrate through their writing. Click here to learn about our accent reduction starter packages.
Skype American accent training is our most popular video conferencing service. If you live outside of the Chicago and Naperville, Illinois areas or are interested in accent reduction from the comfort of your own home or office, online accent reduction classes are for you. This is not American pronunciation training through a DVD or a CD-ROM. This is one-on-one training by a speech-language pathologist (foreign accent reduction coach) with specialized certification in American accent training. Click here to learn more about online/video conference accent reduction sessions.
If you are seeking accent reduction services in Chicago or Naperville, Illinois, this service may be the perfect fit. Our single accent reduction session is available to individuals who want to come to one of our offices for an initial consultation or want to add an additional session to a package they already purchased. Click here to learn more about our single accent reduction session.
Individuals typically purchase this package after completing an American accent course consisting of three or twelve sessions. The focus of the three session package is not just American pronunciation. These sessions always include pronunciation, intonation, stress, connectedness, phrasing, and speaking rate. Click here to learn more about our three session accent reduction program.
Twelve sessions of American accent training is our best selling service. This American accent class package includes twelve private (1:1) 50-minute classes in our Chicagoland offices. Most clients take one class per week and complete the twelve classes within 12-15 weeks. All clients start by completing an initial accent evaluation, which evaluates American pronunciation. Click here to learn more about our twelve session accent reduction program.
If you are concerned about your foreign accent when speaking American English, here is an opportunity for you to get a professional opinion about the severity of your accent. From the privacy of your own home or office, just leave us a voice mail saying our list of words and reading a paragraph. Typically, within 48 hours one of our staff members will analyze your speech sample. Once complete, we will send you an e-mail or call you with the results. Click here to begin your Free Accent Screening.
If you are interested in developing a standard American English accent, you have come to the right place. This tutorial provides free training that will allow you to learn the accurate pronunciation of each sound in American English. An accent is comprised of three basic components: pronunciation, intonation, and connection. Variations with these three factors cause one to speak with their specific accent. The purpose of this tutorial is to teach you how to first hear the sound correctly, then produce the sound in isolation and finally at the word level. Click here to begin your Free Accent Reduction Tutorials. You might also consider following us on our Accent Reduction Twitter account or liking us on our Accent Reduction Facebook page.