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Introduction: Doctor of Education, Ph. D., Linguist, Professor of English as a Second Language, American Accent Coach. ⠀ ⠀ • PHONETICS • GRAMMAR • SPEAKING • ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ You will love the way you sound Dr. Alex Obskov is an English professor as a Second or Other Languages (ESOL) with twenty years of work experience in University Education, working with diverse students from Italy, France, Poland, India, Russia, China, Japan, and the like. He is a member of Oxford Teachers' Club, American TESOL Association, TESOL International Association participant, an editor in International Scientific Journals across the world, and a Board Member of Educational Communities Worldwide (Educom), Bloomington, IN, USA. 🎙TO THE STUDENT: Pronunciation Is Your ”Carte de Visite.” ⠀ ⠀ Sound Amazing and Confident! ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ~Dr. Alex Obskov. ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀⠀ ⠀ Professor of English Phonology. Welcome! ⠀ ⠀ ⠀If you read this, it means you are about to begin a fascinating American Accent Program (AAP). Learning English pronunciation is the essential skill you must have to communicate efficaciously in today's world market. The American Accent Program will improve your English speaking skills, enhance your self-confidence, and significantly increase your chances for success. ⠀ ⠀ ⠀When the students start learning English as a Second Language, they use pronunciation standards of their native language and apply them to speak English. That creates an accent. There are many schools and classes which teach pronunciation all around the world; ⠀ ⠀ ⠀However, very few of them address the facial muscle training, sounds definition that helps you understand the difference between your native language and the language you learn, etc. - you will learn in this program. There are many educational approaches that I have developed and used with my students you need to know to sound amazing and fast switch. Many of those approaches I set up myself teaching in my Ph.D. work. Most teachers providing English training do not know of these" language techniques." Using these techniques in your learning is the most efficient way to sound amazing and confident speaking English. You will learn how facial muscles are essential for training the sound definition, use proper assimilation, and is the key to recognize it on your own, and much more like sound blends, sound reduction, etc. ⠀ ⠀ ⠀Some people call this type of training "Accent Reduction." I feel this is not entirely accurate. For me, it is the most important to keep students' diversity, identity, and personality; that's why I don't want to REDUCE anything that speaks about your culture, traditions, and customs. However, I am adding new options that help you speak with confidence. EDUCATION: 🗞The University of Texas at Austin: Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) ongoing; 🗞Institute of Foreign Languages of TSPU, Department of Linguistics, Professor of ESOL; 🗞College of Education of TSPU, Ph.D. in Education; CERTIFICATIONS & WEBINARS: 🎥 SPLIS Webinar: English: Local Accentism; Global Accentism Confirmation. 🎥 The University of Florida, Literacy Institute UFLI Tech Tools for Online Instruction; 🎥 TESOL Association: EFLIS Webinar: How to Teach Pronunciation Creatively. 🎥 Webinar: American English Pronunciation Coaching. 🎥 Webinar: How to choose advertising channels for higher education international student recruitment. 🎥 Certificate E-learning Management System – LMS Moodle. 🎥 Certificate Information and Communication Technologies in Distance Education. 🎥 Using recordings to promote student peer-feedback in the IELTS Speaking test Confirmation TEACHING PHILOSOPHY: There are plenty of teaching approaches to educate the students in the accuracy of American Phonology. I put the students in a partnership model of communicative teaching approach. This approach gives outstanding motivation to master English skills, promotes confidence in speaking English in everyday conversation. That's why a partnership model is the most effective way - involving the students/clients in communicative, educational activity with the professor. My twenty years of University teaching and private tutoring with Speakers of Other Languages have prepared me to focus on the students’ results, gives you more option to learn the language and use it freely in your everyday life, flourish in the English language competency, and gain functional, marketable skills. I also teach such skills as: ✍️ creative WRITING ; 📚 help students understand English GRAMMAR; ⠀ 🗣 improve their SPEAKING skills; 👂 developing LISTENING skills; however, I focus on the American Accent training. Thanks for the privilege of your time and attention. I am looking forward to teaching you. Dr. Alex Obskov.
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Junichi M.

ESL (English as a Second Language) Lessons

Alex is a really great tutor and friend. Every single lesson is valuable and efficient for me since his lesson is not one way. He tries to understand my background, native language and figure out the best way for me. And I could realize that my accent got improved just after a couple of lessons.
ESOL- American Accent Program.'s reply
Thank you , Junichi! I am so pleased to receive such a review from you. You are becoming fluent in English, and that is a good sign to continue working on your American accent training. Professor’s Feedback: Junichi is a very hard-working student. He has been going through an American accent training course for several weeks, showing excellent results. He has developed the sounds pretty quickly; however, practicing them is the most challenging part of American accent training. He is very passionate about speaking fluently, and he will get it with his hard work and great attitude! Thanks for your trust and commitment to the American Accent Program. Have a great study. Dr. Alexander Obskov.
Jan 23, 2021
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Tian L.

ESL (English as a Second Language) Lessons

Alex is an excellent accent teacher! As a non-native English speaker, I was looking for someone to help me reduce my foreign accent. I have been learning/training the American accent with Alex since last year and it has been a great experience. He is a thoughtful teacher who puts a lot of thought into his teaching material. He will find the best method for you to change the way of pronouncing. Alex has in-depth knowledge of accent training and linguistics. I have learned so much in my sessions. The sessions were useful, engaging. I have to admit, accent reduction is not easy. At some point, I almost wanted to give up. Buy Alex was patient and always encouraging me to try. I would highly recommend him to an ESL speaker interested in learning American accent.
ESOL- American Accent Program.'s reply
Dear Tian, Thanks lot for your review! You have touched me with your words deeply. I am very excited each time we start the session. Professor’s Feedback: Tian is a very talented person! She is learning very fast and imbibing any linguistics details in American phonology! She is very passionate about her pronunciation, that's why she is always ready for each class. At the beginning of her journey, she was faltering in learning how to pronounce; however, she stood for it, and now her sessions are straightforward! Today, She is about to start learning the vowel cheaper, and I am sure it will be easy going learning for her. Sometimes, Tian is intoning applying her native language intonation pattern; however, most of all, she is conquering the aspect so well. Wish her best of luck. Warmest Regards, Dr. Alexander Obskov.
Jan 21, 2021
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Yaro c.

ESL (English as a Second Language) Lessons

Alex is the best teacher what I saw. Very professional. All lessons very interesting. Very patient and intelligent. I recommend.
ESOL- American Accent Program.'s reply
Thanks a lot for your kind words, Yaro! You are a hard- worker! Wish you all the best. Professor's Feedback: Yaro has been learning English as a Second Language for about several months, and so far, so good he has learned so much. His grammar is improving, and his speaking skills are getting better and better. I love working with committed students who are focusing on the results! Yours, Dr. Alexander Obskov.
Jan 12, 2021
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Alex K.

ESL (English as a Second Language) Lessons

Alex is a great teacher! When we started to have classes, I could not speak with people in English. But after a few months of classes, I have learned tenses, and I feel more comfortable when I talk to people now. I feel that my problems are in the correct pronunciation; I need to work on my vocabulary, and continue learning English grammar to sound well-educated. Working with Alex helps me understand all this. I will learn as hard as I can because I want to feel confident in communicating with people. Alex is the only person who can explain everything to me, and his teaching approach is very effective in learning English. I highly recommend studying with Alex, because he is a responsible professor and he gives a lot of information I can apply to myself. He always responds to my questions. The best teacher ever.
ESOL- American Accent Program.'s reply
Thanks, Alex, for your review. Feedback: Alex requested ESL classes a couple of months ago. He couldn't speak his mind with proper grammar, and he had a fear of speaking English. Now, he has learnt only the Present group of tenses and developed the basic vocabulary. He communicates well and easily expresses the ideas and thoughts of his. However, there is a lot of work towards conquering English skills. Working with Alex is a great pleasure because he is a brave, self-motivated, and hard-working student; he knows what he wants, and he conquers it! Well done! I am here to help, and I'll do my best to educate him! Dr. Alexander Obskov.
Nov 21, 2020
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Jaganmani N.

ESL (English as a Second Language) Lessons

Prof. Alex is good at identifying the problem, as a non native English speaker it is helping me to concentrate on where to improve.
ESOL- American Accent Program.'s reply
Jaganmani, Thanks for your review. It was pleasant to work with Jagan in terms of English Tenses. Jagamani took several sessions and improved in the field of the Present Indefinite and Present Continuous; however, he didn't come complete the whole cycle of English Tenses. I am looking forward to continuing to work with you after you are done with issues 😉 Much success.
Oct 5, 2020
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    For the committed students, I am looking forward to offering a very good discount.

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    My objective as a professor of English is to motivate my students to develop their learning interests and critical thinking to establish a learner-centered environment in the classroom. I prepare lesson plans, always considering the interconnection between the student’s knowledge, culture, and learning abilities, the subject matter discussed in class, and current debates on social issues. I choose content and activities that are both significant and challenging for the students so that they are stimulated to think “beyond their comfort zone” and feel involved in their learning process. Similarly, the activities and class discussions I facilitate encourage students to make connections between my field of study and other disciplines. Interactive learning is also central to my teaching philosophy to promote reflective thinking and improve the students’ communicative and transcultural skills. The application of technology and computer-based material in the classroom, such as LMS Moodle / MOOC, Google Classroom, wikis, and YouTube are helpful tools in the promotion of meaningful learning through interactive work as well. My commitment and approach to teaching have been rewarded with the highest teaching evaluations as professors can receive in an institution mainly dedicated to outstanding teaching; I am consistently among the top 10% of all professors and teaching assistants. I believe that clear, open communication with students is a crucial element in helping them learn.

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    Ph.D., Tomsk State PedagogicalUniversity, December 23, 2017 “Educational Conditions and Forms of Interactive Foreign Language Teaching to Students in Technical University” SPECIALIST DEGREE (5 years)., Tomsk State Pedagogical University, 2009 Complex Interdisciplinary Term Papers: 1. “Basic Culture Formation of the Person in Educational Process”(Pedagogy) Advisor: Dr. Artoym K. Kollegov 2. “Mastering Phonetic Skills Through Technical Training Aids”(Linguistics) Advisor: Dr. Jaroslav A. Glukhy Graduation Thesis: 3. “Affixal Verb Formation in Modern English Language”(Linguistics) Advisor: Dr. Nadezhda S. Kovalenko

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