Learn to speak clearly with more of an American accent and less of a Chinese accent.
a working knowledge of English
Learn how to correct the American English vowel pronunciation errors that native Chinese speakers frequently make. The instructor describes and shows exactly how to produce each vowel and puts the vowels in example sentences that use advanced vocabulary from professional settings, such as high tech and business. Quizzes are included to test your understanding of concepts taught. The written lessons can also be downloaded, so you can follow along and takes notes while watching the videos. Repetition audios are included so you can listen and repeat the target words over and over until they become part of your muscle memory! Students are encouraged to ask the instructor questions and even meet with the instructor to check progress.
Who this course is for:
Students and professionals in the US who are from Chinese speaking countries
Sheila has been coaching accent reduction for over 15 years. She holds a master's degree in teaching ESL from the University of Illinois and is the owner of Smooth English. She lives in Silicon Valley where she teaches private English lessons in person or on Skype. Most of her students are IT professionals in Silicon Valley. She has always had a love for the sound of English and values great diction in speakers.