140/hour |Accent Reduction with Prof. Alex
140/hour |Accent Reduction with Prof. Alex

140/hour |Accent Reduction with Prof. Alex

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Doctor of Education, Linguist, Creator of 2D Sound Motion Technology, Professor of English as a Second Language, American Accent Coach, Life Coach. Hey there! I’m Professor Alex. Let me give you the straight scoop: my coaching is about helping students pronounce and speak English fluently and CONFIDENTLY with accent training. We’re talking top-tier, high-quality coaching here. BEFORE YOU REACH OUT: - ‼️ THIS PROGRAM IS NOT FOR THE UNEMPLOYED, THOSE WITHOUT FINANCIAL SUPPORT, OR THOSE LOOKING FOR A COOKIE-CUTTER PLAN ‼️ When you sign up for the 1-on-1 American Accnet Program, it’s a full-on tag team approach. We’re in this together, and we are making a change in your life! Now, let’s get real: your American accent is about to change drastically, and everybody starts noticing that around. We’re talking very close to native-level American pronunciation. But hold onto your hat because it’s gonna take some effort. Your time, discipline, and commitment are crucial to success! I want you to know that this isn’t a quick fix; it’s an investment in your future like many of my students did and became fluent speakers of English! (Some of them even feel it is their native language) And guess what? After my coaching, your American speaking will be so darn confident that it’ll stick with you for life. Still, do you have doubts—like it is impossible, or I can't do that, or somebody told me that you couldn't do that? Well, I am going to change that for you! However, check out my students' reviews. They did that, and so do you! They say, "This investment is worth every penny." So buckle up, my friend. We’re about to transform your accent game! Book a trial session with me—just $75. We’ll chat about your goals, your needs, and any burning questions you’ve got. Set up your personalized teaching strategy based ON YOUR GOALS and NEEDS & customize the program! Consider it your backstage pass to accent greatness. ⠀ ⠀ 🔰for Non-Native Speakers ⠀ ⠀ 🔰for Native Speakers Southern Accent Reduction | Sound Correction ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ 🔰for Corporates Now, let’s address the elephant in the room: Can you really sound like a native speaker? You betcha! In our orientation session, I’ll break it down for you. Spoiler alert: It’s easier than you think! This is what you can expect working with me: 👨🏽‍🎓 Effective Accent Training at a Level of Native Speakers; 👨🏽‍🎓 Personalized & Customized Accent Program: - Re-educating Your Sound System; - Re-educating Your Intonation, Melody, & Rhythm; 👨🏽‍🎓 Professional Feedback on Each American Sound in Session; 👨🏽‍🎓 Much Practice of American Bleding, Assimilation, Reduction, etc; 👨🏽‍🎓 Program Efficacy of 70% Speaking American; 👨🏽‍🎓 Empowering to Improve & Stay Motivated; 👨🏽‍🎓 Mind Set & Setting up Speaking Habits; ON THIS PAGE: 1. TO THE STUDENT (Get to know the program) ⠀ ⠀ AMERICAN SOUND SYSTEM CURRICULUM ⠀ ⠀ MODULE 1 Learning American Consonants; ⠀ ⠀ MODULE 2 Learning American Vowels; ⠀ ⠀ MODULE 3 Intonation & Emphasis. 2. COURSE AND TEACHING PHILOSOPHY 3. PROGRAMS' PRICING & FEES 4. REVIEWS AND FEEDBACK TO THE STUDENT ⠀ ⠀ ⠀American Accent Program was designed to help speakers of English as a Second or Other Languages learn the proper pronunciation of American English. There are THREE MODULES in this program: ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ 🇺🇸 MODULE 1 🇺🇸 ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ American Consonants: Sound-by-Sound ⠀ ⠀♻️ You CAN UNDERSTAND how to pronounce American Consonants correctly, distinguishing the differences between your native sounds and American consonants like [T] & [D] or sound interactions [TR] & [WR]; learn about Elision, Reductions, Assimilations, and much more. ⠀ ⠀ ♻️ You CAN CREATE a habitual manner of speaking each American Consonant by practicing with "phonetic exercises." you will be training at the beginning, middle, and end of words). ⠀ ⠀ ♻️ You CAN PRACTICE speaking American in "sentences practice" & "paragraphs practice." This training will help you find your mistakes and analyze how to speak English correctly. ⠀ ⠀ ♻️ You CAN ORGANIZE all American Consonants in your mind, and improve pronunciation after a couple of sessions! ⠀ ⠀ ♻️ You CAN WORK in your private Learning Management System with audio and video recordings and 2D Sound Motion Animations for each American sound. AMERICAN SOUND SYSTEM CONSONANTS CHAPTER CURRICULUM Session 1. American Unvoiced [t] & Voiced [d] Phonemes + Voicing [t̬], like in “Water.” Session 2. American Voiced [r] & Voiced [w] Phonemes Session 3. American Unvoiced [s] & Voiced [z] Phonemes Session 4. American Unvoiced [th] Phoneme like in “Think” & Voiced [t͟h] Phoneme like in “The.” Session 5. American Unvoiced [sh] Phoneme, like in “She” & Voiced [zh] Phoneme, like in “Vision.” Session 6. American Unvoiced [ch] Phoneme, like in “Lunch” & Voiced [j] Phoneme, like in “Junk.” Session 7. American Unvoiced [h] Phoneme Session 8. American Unvoiced [p] & Voiced [b] Phonemes Session 9. American Unvoiced [f] & Voiced [v] Phonemes Session 10. American Unvoiced consonant [k] & Voiced consonant [g] Sounds Session 11. American Lateral Voiced consonant [l] Sound Session 12. American Voiced Sonorants [m], [n], & [ŋ] like in “Eating.” Session 13. Word Endings; ED -ending [t], [d], or [id] ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ 🇺🇸 MODULE 2 🇺🇸 ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ American Vowels: Sound-by-Sound ⠀ ⠀ ♻️ You CAN RECOGNIZE the most confusing American vowels, like in these words [CALLER] - [COLOR] - [COLLAR] or [SIT] - [SET] - [SAD] and more. 2D Sound Motion technology will show you each American sound in the amination. ⠀ ⠀ ♻️ You CAN CREATE a habitual manner of speaking the American Vowels naturally, practicing with "phonetic exercises." You will be training at the beginning, middle, and end of words). ⠀ ⠀ ♻️ You CAN PRACTICE your American speaking in "sentences practice" & "paragraphs practice" that help you TRAIN American Vowels more effectively. ⠀ ⠀ ♻️ You CAN ORGANIZE all American Vowels in your mind, learn to hear your mistakes, analyze your speech, and constantly see your learning progress from session to session! ⠀ ⠀ ♻️ You CAN WORK in your private Learning Management System with audio and video recordings and 2D Sound Motion Animations for each American sound. AMERICAN SOUND SYSTEM VOWELS CHAPTER CURRICULUM Session 1. American Schwa [ə] Phoneme Session 2. American Vowel [ē] and [i] Phoneme, like in “Tea.” Session 3. American Vowel [i] Phoneme, like in “Tip.” Session 4. American Diphthong [ī] Phoneme, like in “Side.” Session 5. American Diphthong [ā] Phoneme, like in “Take.” Session 6. American Diphthong [au̇] Phoneme, like in “Round.” Session 7. American Diphthong [ō] Phoneme, like in “Go.” Session 8. American Diphthong [ȯi] Phoneme, like in “Oil.” Session 9. American Diphthong [yü] Phoneme, like in “Usually.” Session 10. American Open Vowel [a] Phoneme, like in “Cat.” Session 11. American Short Vowel [e] Phoneme, like in “Ten.” Session 12. American Long Vowel [ü] Phoneme, like in “Move.” Session 13. American Short Vowel [u̇] Phoneme, like in “Took.” Session 14. American Short Vowel [ə] Phoneme, like in “Cut.” Session 15. American Long Vowel [ȯ] Phoneme, like in “Bought.” Session 16. American Short [ä] Phoneme, like in “Hot.” Session 17. American Contracted Vowel [är] Phoneme, like in “Car.” Session 18. American Contracted Vowel [ȯr] Phoneme, like in “Door.” Session 19. American Contracted Vowel [ər] Phoneme, like in “Bird,” ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ 🇺🇸 MODULE 3 🇺🇸 ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ American Emphasis & Intonation ⠀ ⠀ ♻️ You CAN USE your voice tone to practice the American intonation, rhythm, and stress. Learn about Low-falling tone, Low Rising Tone, Fall-Rise Tone, etc. ⠀ ⠀ ♻️ You CAN LEARN about the American Emphasis: focusing on the sentence's CONTENT, STRUCTURE, FOCUS WORDS, word stress, and sentence stress. ⠀ ⠀ ♻️ You CAN PRACTICE your Intonation in "Intonation exercises" & "storytelling" that help you open your mind to speak Confidently! ⠀ ⠀ ⠀I have worked with many Universities, schools, and corporations, observing many classes that teach pronunciation worldwide. Well, it is not a secret that when students start learning English, they pay too much attention to Grammar and Vocabulary instead of Pronunciation. The students may know grammar and vocabulary very well, but when it comes to speaking English, they start using sounds of the native language to speak English. This sound replacement creates an accent and problems with fluency. I developed a concept that helps you learn faster and better. We will address facial muscle training and proper explanation using ADVANCED 2D SOUND MOTION TECHNOLOGY. We will also work on your mindset toward learning a new sound implementation because many sounds in American English do not exist in your native language, which requires an efficacious approach to create those in your way. ⠀ ⠀ ⠀A confluence of these techniques will help you UNDERSTAND American Phonetics effortlessly. You will compare the difference between your native language pronunciation and the American one, allowing you to learn the American sound system quickly and more EFFECTIVELY. Most teachers providing pronunciation classes do not know these "language techniques"; they just simply "give a lecture" or ask you to repeat! ⠀ ⠀ ⠀⠀ ⠀ COURSE PHILOSOPHY 🔶 INDIVIDUAL APPROACH 🔶 When learning an American accent with a professional linguist, it is essential to understand that this work is individual and tailors the learning process towards your needs, goals, and preferences, improving your American pronunciation and fluency in speaking English. Individual approach, solid partnership relationship, and careful guidance throughout your American Accent Training are essential and centered in my teaching philosophy. 🔶 2D SOUND MOTION TECHNOLOGY🔶 2D Sound Motion Technology for teaching American sounds and accent: A technology that uses two-dimensional visual and auditory feedback to help learners improve their pronunciation and fluency in American English. This technology helps learners understand the sound system of American English and how to produce the sounds correctly.⠀ ⠀ ⠀ 🔶 INTELLECTUAL INTERACTION🔶 A process of exchanging ideas and information between the professor and a student while mastering the American Accent during Speech Therapy. This process involves various educational and psychological approaches that I will be applying to enhance your American Sounds and Intonation learning and see how all these features relate to the human mind and behavior, implementing them into your daily communication in your English speaking. PROGRAM PRICE AND FEES ❇️ Individual Learning: One-on-one classes - $150/hour (IF THE STUDENT TAKES TWICE A WEEK) BENEFITS: 2D Sound Motion Technology+ Structured Program with Phonetic exercises, practice phrases, Sentence practice, and Paragraph Practice (available in the classroom only in One-on-One Learning) I use 2D video sound technology to educate my students. 2D Sound Motion Technology for teaching American sounds and accent: A technology that uses two-dimensional visual and auditory feedback to help learners improve their pronunciation and fluency in American English. This technology helps learners understand the sound system of American English and how to produce the sounds correctly. ❇️ Single Sound Learning: One-on-one classes - $170/hour (IF A STUDENT TAKES ONCE A WEEK OR A SINGLE SESSION) If you have trouble understanding or speaking an American sound and want to learn just one sound, American Signe Sound Learning is right for you. ❇️ Life Coaching: The positive way of thinking, Inspiration, and solving problems. 1-hour session - $170. PROFESSOR'S STUDIO: 📼 Virtual Classes 1-on-1; 🎤 High-Quality Studio Mic; 💻 Comfy Learning Platform for Your Materials; 🎵 Professional Audios for Each Session. Thanks for the privilege of your time, and I look forward to teaching you. Yours, Prof. Alex., Ph.D.
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Jon A.
3 weeks ago
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To achieve a life-changing mastery of English, Prof. Alex’s Accent Reduction Program is unparalleled. My initial belief was that grammar and vocabulary would suffice, leading me to years of ESL courses. They helped, but I still felt disconnected, not fully “fitting in” with the American speech community. It was only after learning about Prof. Alex’s course that I realized the missing piece: accent reduction. A trial session, costing $75, showcased Prof. Alex’s exceptional teaching and the personalized nature of his program, leaving a profound impact on me. In just four months, my English has been transformed. Friends have remarked on the noticeable improvement. I’m now immersed in the chapter on American consonants, gaining insights into public speaking. Prof. Alex’s feedback and phonetic exercises during each session have been crucial to my development. He teaches speech delivery across various contexts, infusing American conversational styles into my interactions. Prof. Alex is not just a teacher; he’s a pioneer, having developed the 2D Sound Motion Technology. This innovative tool visually demonstrates speech organ movements, allowing for precise articulation of American sounds. It’s a visual aid that has made my speech natural and fluent. The speech patterns I’ve learned are now a regular part of my daily communication. For those aspiring to elevate their English, Prof. Alex’s program is a wise investment. His comprehensive guidance and unwavering support have been invaluable. With the Vowels chapter ahead, I look forward to further enhancing my speech. I extend my deepest gratitude to Prof. Alex for his dedication, commitment, and patience. His program has not only improved my speech but also my confidence in American English. I encourage anyone seeking transformation to start this journey with Prof. Alex. The results are undeniable, and the path to improved communication and a transformed life is clear. Thank you, Prof. Alex, for everything.

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140/hour |Accent Reduction with Prof. Alex's reply
Thank you, Jon, for sharing your fantastic story! I am so thrilled with your achievements, and I want you to know that I am always here to support, teach, and guide you through American sounds and intonation patterns! You are doing an excellent job, and you are really mastering the American accent! Soon, you will be able to speak fluently and confidently! Keep practicing and moving forward! I am looking forward to seeing you in your practice sessions Yours sincerely, Prof. Alex
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Aldo F.
Jun 15, 2024
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As a Spanish speaker, transitioning to speaking American English was a journey filled with echoes of “Can you say that again?” My accent, a vibrant part of my identity, became a barrier in conversations. It was as if my words were wrapped in a thick fog, and no matter how clearly I thought I was speaking, people just didn’t understand me. I found myself repeating sentences, feeling the weight of their eyes filled with confusion. This dance of repetition slowly eroded my confidence, and I became hesitant, my voice a mere whisper in a world that seemed to only understand loud clarity. It was Prof. Alex who turned the tide for me. His expertise and the innovative 2D Sound Motion Technology he employed were nothing short of transformative. With his guidance, I learned to navigate the nuances of English pronunciation, to shape my mouth and modulate my tone in ways that made my speech clearer. His personalized approach made all the difference, allowing me to practice and improve at my own pace. Today, I speak with a newfound confidence. I no longer fear being misunderstood or having to repeat myself. Prof. Alex’s program has been a great help, and I can’t recommend it enough to anyone struggling with similar challenges. It’s not just about speaking; it’s about being heard, and that has made all the difference. Prof. Alex's Accent Reduction Program is the BEST!

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Davanh J.
Jun 10, 2024
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The Best American Accent Coach I have worked with!!! Thanks Alex for helping me speak English confidently! PS: Alex's American Accent Program has everything you to start speaking English with the American Accent. 10 out 10! I invested money into myself and I am happy with that!

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Thanks, Davanh! It is nice to have your review in my community! I am so proud of you! Kepp up Yours, Prof. Alex.
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Oscar L.
May 30, 2024
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Yesterday, I had my first trial class with Prof. Alex and I was really impressed. The program for reducing accents is very well put together. It covers everything you need to know about speaking like an American. The best part is the 2D Sound Motion Technology. It’s amazing and makes learning pronunciation and the rhythm of speech fluent and like native. It really changes the way you listen to and say English words. It is a little bit high price for me, but I after this first session I see why the price like that! I have made my decision, and I AM READY TO INVEST into mastering my speech! I am tired of repeating myself! I’ve had a great time so far and I’m excited to keep working on my American accent with such good tools and help from Prof. Alex. I recommend to take the first session because you clearly understand how to make a change in your speaking English life! Don't waste time on 30 min free sessions they don't give you anything! Prof. Alex wants you to succeed! He cares about his students I can tell that! Thanks a lot for a very amazing session! I enrolled twice a week for 8 months course!

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Hey Oscar! Thanks a lot for your review! It will be a huge transformation for you and the way you speak! See you in the sessions! Yours, Prof. Alex.
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Chang-Hyun K.
May 27, 2024
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As someone who has been part of Prof. Alex’s American accent training program for the past six months, I can confidently say that it has been a transformative experience. Unlike traditional ESL classes, Prof. Alex’s approach is laser-focused on accent reduction, specifically tailored to the nuances of American English pronunciation. The 2D Sound Motion Technology is nothing short of brilliant. Visualizing the sounds and their subtle variations has been incredibly helpful. It’s like having a personal guide through the maze of American vowels and consonants. Prof. Alex’s expertise shines through in every session, and the personalized feedback ensures that I’m making progress. What truly sets this program apart is its practicality. We don’t just learn theory; we apply it immediately. The 22 essential sessions cover everything from phonetic exercises to real-world practice sentences. I’ve noticed a significant improvement in my clarity and confidence when speaking English. Colleagues and friends have commented on how natural my American accent sounds. Prof. Alex’s program isn’t just about mastering sounds; it’s about embracing cultural nuances. Whether it’s the elusive rhotic “r” or the subtle intonation patterns, Prof. Alex guides us through it all. I feel more integrated into American society, both personally and professionally. If you’re serious about refining your American accent, I wholeheartedly recommend Prof. Alex’s program. It’s an investment that pays off in fluency, confidence, and authentic communication. Thanks a lot for being my THE BEST American accent coach!

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