Pronunciation Classes

Everyone welcome! 

English Pronunciation Classes

The following is a 6-week series.  You may register for some or all of the sessions.

Classes fill quickly, so register Early!  

Series: Class 1 - English Vowels

Next session: Wednesday September 19 2018, 6pm - 7:30pm (register here)

  • Breathing and voice tips for vowels
  • Vowel features: high, low, back, front, rounded, spread, one-part, two-part
  • Practicing vowels in words and sentences
  • Identify your target vowels
  • Practice strategies
  • On-line resources for independent practice

Series: Class 2 - English Consonants

Next session: Wednesday September 26 2018, 6pm - 7:30pm (REGISTER HERE)

  • Breathing and voice tips for consonants
  • Consonant features: place, manner, voice
  • Practicing consonants in words and sentences
  • Identify your target consonants
  • Practice strategies
  • On-line resources for independent practice

Series: Class 3 - Word Rhythm

Next session: Wednesday OCTOber 03 2018, 6pm - 7:30pm (REGISTER HERE)

  • Breathing and voice tips for word rhythm
  • Word rhythm for correct grammar
  • When to use syllable stress
  • The most common vowel: schwa
  • Practicing word rhythm
  • Identify your target words
  • Practice strategies
  • On-line resources for independent practice

Series: Class 4 - Sentence Rhythm and Intonation

Next session: WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 10 2018, 6pm - 7:30pm (REGISTER HERE)

  • Breathing and voice tips for sentence rhythm
  • What is "stress-timed" rhythm?
  • English intonation patterns
  • Practice the sentence rhythm & intonation formula
  • Practice strategies
  • On-line resources for independent practice

Series: Class 5 - Tips and Tricks

Next session: WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 17 2018, 6pm - 7:30pm (REGISTER HERE)

  • Breathing and voice tips for projection
  • Linking smoothly
  • Grammatical endings made easy
  • You can make "negatives" clear
  • North American features of spoken English
  • Practice strategies
  • On-line resources for independent practice

Series: Class 6 - Guided Pronunciation Practice in Conversation

Next session: TBD

Guided Pronunciation Practice in Conversation

Topic - Spring has Sprung!

NEXT SESSION: TBD

Pronunciation Practice for Presentations

NEXT SESSION: June 13 2018, 6pm - 7:30pm (REGISTER HERE)

Pronunciation Tips for the Telephone

NEXT SESSION: TBD