PEGGY THARPE is an American English coach, consultant, trainer, and teacher specializing in pronunciation, accent reduction, and speaking fluency. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Education, a Master’s degree in Teaching English as a Second Language, and certification as Master Teacher and Trainer.
Peggy has her own company, American Pronunciation Coach and works with individual clients online and face2face. She trains teachers in her unique approach to teaching the sound of English and helps private students improve their communication and fluency in English. She also teaches individual, customized pronunciation courses at Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California.
With 40 years in the field of teaching ESL and EFL, she has helped many people, from young children to diplomats, understand and communicate better in English. Her work has taken her to the U.S., Switzerland, Mexico, Turkey Italy, and all over the world, online.
And because of all these intensive years in ESL and EFL, Peggy has developed a highly successful set of methods and strategies and principles that dramatically improve pronunciation, fluency and comprehensibility.
Peggy is author of a series of pronunciation e-guides and online trainings and speaks at conferences about teaching and learning English pronunciation.