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Accent Neutralization

Starting at 41,500.00

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Speak English with a more neutral and natural accent by learning and applying techniques to improve pronunciation, stress, liaisons and intonation.  Practice with native speakers and non-native speakers to gain more exposure to various accents, and help improve your own.

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Description

Speak English with a more neutral and natural accent by learning and applying techniques to improve pronunciation, stress, liaisons and intonation.  Practice with native speakers and non-native speakers to gain more exposure to various accents, and help improve your own.


One of the keys to speaking like a native is the ability to pronounce the word right by applying proper stress and the correct intonation It is very helpful to see the instructor’s mouth so you know how to position your own mouth to make the sounds correctly.

This program is designed to teach participants to voice the sounds of English letters, letter clusters,  words, and word clusters, using the pronunciation, rhythm and intonation of a native-English speaker. Participants will learn to apply these skills instinctively and naturally.

Outline

The Sounds of English Problem Sounds for Filipinos
  1. Tagalog vs. English pronunciation
  2. English spelling vs. pronunciation
  3. Phonemes and the Schwa Sound
  4. Letter combinations
  5. Silent letters
  1. Long E, “Advil A”, TH, F, V, B, Z
  2. Did-dead-deed; Rake-rock-rack distinctions
  3. Substituted sounds
  4. Th, P-F, B-V, S-Z
  5. Lax vowels (hit-hid, light-lied)
  6. Voiced and Unvoiced sounds (worth – worthy)
  7. Incomplete sounds (ending T, Soft T [“better butter”], etc.)
  8. Reduced Vowels (average, broccoli, basically, chocolate)
  9. Reduced Forms
  10. Syllable stress
  11. Word Stress
  12. Blending (Liaisons)
  13. Intonation and Pausing

Terms & Conditions

  1. Training will be conducted in batches. The minimum number of participants is stated on the purchased order.
  2. Training can be conducted, online, at American English Training rooms or at Client’s preferred training venue.
  3. Inclusions: Training Needs Analysis, Post-training Report, Materials and Certificate of Completion.
  4. Above quoted prices are subject to 12% VAT (if applicable). Total cost does not include incidental expenses; if applicable; incidental expenses include:
Transportation – PHP 1500 per teacher, per training day for trainings carried out within Metro Manila. This will be billed separately
Night Differential – if the training is between10pm and 6am an additional fee of 500php per student. This will be billed separately
  1. Other incidental expenses may include out of town services and materials (other than those provided by AE in the proposal) will be added on top of the cost.
  2. All online sales are book and buy.
  3. Full payment of training fees must be made prior to class commencement.
  4. Prices within the investment cost are charged per person unless agreed otherwise.
  5. Individual pre-and-post assessment is conducted only when specified in the contracted training package. Generally, individual pre-and post-assessments are not conducted for training courses of less than 16 hours, unless contracted for by the client.
  6. Training Needs Analysis is a must.
  7. Final topics will be decided based on length of training and objectives of the client.
  8. One appointment will be made to conduct all student pre/post assessments per bath, if such is included in the contracted training package (as itemized in the Learning Investment). If any students are unable to attend the scheduled pre/post assessment, another day can be arranged for an additional charge of P300 per student. Post assessment may be scheduled pup to one month after the last day of training.
  9. Training schedules are pre-determined and participants are requested to be available at least 15 minutes before the start time. In the event of cancellation or rescheduling, prior notice of at least 24 hours before the schedule is required. Otherwise, the schedule and hours are considered forfeit, and additional fees will apply upon rescheduling.
  10. Photo/Video documentation of trainings may be shared on the AE website, unless client specifies otherwise.

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