150/hour | Effective Accent Reduction Program
150/hour | Effective Accent Reduction Program

150/hour | Effective Accent Reduction Program

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Introduction: Doctor of Education, Linguist, Creator of 2D Sound Motion Technology, Professor of English as a Second Language, American Accent Coach, Life Coach. Hi! I am Prof. Alex, and I welcome you to my profile! Please read carefully to get to know my program! I have been educating and teaching courses for interpreters and translators for more than 20 years. I decided to adapt my program for the public because of the great demand for my program. You will enroll in PROFESSIONAL training of the American Accent training that transforms your speaking and listening skills at a native level (orientation session required). ⠀ ⠀ 🔰for Non-Native Speakers ⠀ ⠀ 🔰for Native Speakers Southern Accent Reduction | Sound Correction ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ 🔰for Corporates "Many people are doubtful if they can sound like a native or very close to it," No Worries, I am going to help you understand the process & You will be Surprised! It's absolutely doable to speak English closer to a Native Speaker, and my students are great examples. The best way to know how to succeed in Accent Reduction is to book a trial (orientation) session with me, which is only $70. I will explain how Accent Reduction works, why people can not achieve their goals in Accent Reduction, What makes it difficult to transform the accent, and many more questions! I have helped many students from different backgrounds and languages achieve their "FREEDOM of Speaking" and become amazing (Advanced) English speakers! Some of them became very successful interpreters and translators at governmental levels across the globe. ON THIS PAGE: 1. TO THE STUDENT (Get to know the program) ⠀ ⠀ 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 PROFESSIONAL AMERICAN ACCENT TRAINING 👨🏽‍🎓 Professional Training at a Level of Translators; 👨🏽‍🎓 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; 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. ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ 🇺🇸 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. ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ 🇺🇸 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 AIntonationntonatio 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 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 - $150/hour 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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Mila G.
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Alex has changed my life! Before taking his classes, I took many courses with different teachers and online programs, but NOBODY did what Prof. Alex is doing in his classes! Let me explain it! When I came to the US, I thought I had to learn more words (vocabulary) or grammar, and I was taking ESL classes, downloading apps for words, etc. Like many immigrants, we think we need to learn more grammar and words, or whatever else came to our brain to speak American English well enough! THAT IS NOT TRUE! I came to the US with a great level of English! However, after taking Prof. Alex’s orientation session where he helped me realize that I needed to work on my speech, like English sounds, pronunciation, and intonation, more than on my grammar! I came across that my speaking was my weak point, not my grammar or words to learn! Nobody teaches you how to speak with proper pronunciation that feels comfortable at school or the university in my home country, and to succeed in implementing all these pronunciation tricks, you need a person who knows how to do that! Alex is exactly the right person who will always help you, guide you, support you, and sometimes push you forward when it is needed! He is SO excellent at explaining what and why you pronounce the American sounds your way, not American, and then he will tell you how to place your tongue to “fix the problem!” 2D sound motion technology is the perfect innovation I have been using all the time to understand each movement of my speech organs! After 2-3 months of patience and hard work, I started to hear myself totally differently! People around me said that I had changed my speaking skills and become more fluent and confident! My coworkers tell me that my mannerisms are more American, and it feels incredible to hear that! Honestly, today, I just live my life! Enjoying watching movies without fear of thinking, “Oh, my God! I can't understand,” having conversations with friends and coworkers without doubting that they can't understand me! Before, I repeated myself like many times; after all, I didn’t want to speak at all! I came home feeling embarrassed and usually didn’t want to go to hang out! Alex is a wonderful, amazing “Genie” who made my life so fulfilling and enough! I can confidently say I am content with my life and speaking in the US! Highly, highly recommend Alex and his program for everyone who wants the same what I have right now! PS; You may think it is too expensive, but think about it as he said, “Do you want to continue learning, or do you want to enjoy your life speaking?” Alex knows psychology, linguistics, and education, that is why, I think his program is so powerful and helpful! I am so grateful I met Alex and will always remember his personality! A lot of my friends started to learn with him already! Don’t waste your time on pointless, cheap teachers like I did! Learn from my mistakes!

Details: Advanced • 45 - 64 years old • Body language • Verbal delivery • Speech content • Connecting with audience • To prepare for an event • To develop a skillset • To build confidence • To explore as a hobby • Personal • At the pro’s location • My home, venue, etc. • Remotely (phone or internet)

150/hour | Effective Accent Reduction Program's reply
Hi Mila! Thank you very much for such a great review! You deserved that with your strong motivation and hard work! Happy life! Yours, Prof. Alex.
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Lisa T.
2 weeks ago
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I highly recommend Dr. Alex. Before taking his sessions, I learned how to pronounce English from TV. My accent is harsh and sounds awful. After taking his sessions, I learned how to pronounce the sounds correctly. I reduced my accent dramatically and began speaking slowly and naturally. In addition, people can understand me and won’t ask me to repeat anything anymore. His sessions help me quickly build confidence in public speaking and party/dinner conversation. Not only that, it helps to create more career opportunities and do well in job/interviews. I plan to take a couple of months (two more semesters) with Dr. Alex. I have high confidence in him and know I have more to learn. If you want a change in your life, start a session with Dr. Alex. You won't regret it.

Details: 45 - 64 years old • Advanced • Full fluency • Phone or internet (no in-person meeting)

150/hour | Effective Accent Reduction Program's reply
Hi Lisa! It is my great pleasure to work with you and see your progress! You are doing a great job! You're brave and motivated, and I am happy to guide you through the accent reduction! I promise you will speak amazingly! Yours, Prof. Alex
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Bamidele N.
2 weeks ago
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I came to the US a couple of months ago, and I have to say Alex is the best in teaching American accent! for two months my accent improved way too much! I am so thankful that I met a great, kind, and professional person! Alex has showed me how to develop the American accent fast and effectively. It is a really great program I've ever seen! 2D Sound Motion Technology - unbelievably great innovation that Alex created! You gotta try! $150 is worth it for real! No regrets in my future! Thanks a lot! If you want to speak American, you gotta be ready to invest in yourself, believe in your success, and be patience - Alex will teach you, support you, and promote your motivation! He is the best professor, I bet! Best y'all

Details: Intermediate • 45 - 64 years old • Connecting with audience • Body language • To develop a skillset • To prepare for an event • To explore as a hobby • To build confidence • Business • At the pro’s location • My home, venue, etc. • Remotely (phone or internet)

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Deluxon K.
Jan 8, 2024
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Alex is an amazing coach who helped me with my accent, confidence, and speaking in front of many people. He uses 2D sound motion technology to educate how to pronounce American sounds correctly. I personally think it is an excellent tool for people like me who want to speak English at a native level! I thought it would not be possible, but now Alex showed me what I could do to speak closer to a native level! It became possible for me and I see how much improvement I have already done! Alex is superb at teaching American accent, and I think he is the best in it. He showed me how to position my tongue, lips, and jaw to produce clear and natural sounds. I think it is the most detailed ever instructions I have ever got! He also taught me how to use stress, rhythm, and intonation to express myself better. He made the lessons fun and engaging, and always gave me positive reinforcement. With his help, I improved my pronunciation, fluency, and confidence in speaking English so well that my co-workers star noticing that! I would highly recommend Alex to anyone who wants to master the American accent, confidence of speaking and ready to work hard. Alex is the best to go guy for you!

Details: Intermediate • 45 - 64 years old • Speech content • Verbal delivery • Body language • Connecting with audience • To prepare for an event • To develop a skillset • To build confidence • Personal • At the pro’s location • My home, venue, etc. • Remotely (phone or internet)

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Thanks, Deluxon, for your feedback! You are a hard worker, and you've earned it proudly! I am enjoying all the way through our sessions to help you master your pronunciation, listening, and speaking skills! Keep going! Yours, Prof. Alex.
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Eduardo C.
Jan 6, 2024
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Alex is a truly incredible American accent coach! He did a great job with my accent! I am so happy with the way I speak right now! People couldn’t understand my accent before! I was pronouncing very badly and my intonation and sounds were all from my native language! I found him after getting a new job which required tons of speaking engagements**,** sometimes public speaking. I was struggling with incorrect word stress and did not know how to pronounce American sounds! Because of that**,** I started to feel anxiety, voice shaking, and just generally terrible speaking. After a couple of months working with Alex**,** I felt so much relief because I saw so many benefits that nobody taught me like that before! Improving my English speaking is not the same as an ESL class, and I understood that in our first orientation session! What I like the most in our sessions is how Alex gives his honest feedback! He evaluates and customizes my learning each time we see each other in the session. This way, he makes me feel special, and I want to learn more! I speak very clearly right now, but my goal is to speak English at a native level! You have to try a first session with Alex to see if you truly want to change your life for the better! I am so thankful to work with Alex, and I think he is the best accent coach I’ve had!

Details: Intermediate • 26 - 44 years old • Speech content • Verbal delivery • Body language • Connecting with audience • To prepare for an event • To develop a skillset • To build confidence • Business • At the pro’s location • My home, venue, etc. • Remotely (phone or internet)

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