Accent Softening & Confident Speaking
Online 10 Week Course

Accent Softening, Elocution, and Confident Speaking in 10 Weeks
Learn our proven methodology in 10 weeks with the digital version of our acclaimed Accent Softening course for Non Native English Speakers. Hosted on our digital learning platform, the London Speech Academy, you will be granted exclusive access to videos, exercises and quizzes that are released weekly. You can also gain access to ongoing support from the Expert LSW Coaches all trained in our proprietary Serlin Method™. 
100% of course participants would recommend this course to a friend!     
“Worth every penny.” – Course Participant December 2020
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Make misunderstanding a thing of the past. Using our proven Serlin Method™ your course will help you communicate more clearly and confidently, improving not only the sounds and pronunciation, but also your intonation and delivery. Meaning you can be a powerful and effective communicator in English.

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What will you get?



The core of this course is our online learning platform for the Serlin Method™ for Accent Softening, the London Speech Academy. Work through all the sounds of neutral spoken English using videos, exercises, quizzes, and assignments. A new module is released each week for 10 weeks.


Download to keep our 200 page manual with all of the vowels, consonants and key concepts of the course. Packed with exercises, word lists, games, and sentences for practice, this manual is a key resource to keep turning back to.


We’ve recorded all of the sounds in Neutral British English, which you can download and use on-the-go or as you work through the manual, to check that you’re pronouncing something the way you’d like to. 



Technical and administrative support from our office team at London Speech Workshop – we are here to make your experience truly valuable and transformative. 

Want to see it in action?

Here is a 5 minute micro lesson on one of the trickiest sounds ‘TH’. It will give you a taste of the kind of thing you will be doing on your course. I recommend you practise along with it and see if you can notice the difference!


The Course In Detail:

Please note, this course is for fluent or near fluent English speakers, but those who are non-native to the UK or an English-Speaking country. If you’re unsure if your level is suitable please feel free to book in a discovery call with our Head of Client Success or call the office on +44 (0)20 3137 6323.



Week 1: Intonation and intro to essentials

Week 2: The TH and Rhotic R sounds

Week 3: The 3 A vowel sounds

Week 4: The 3 O vowels

Week 5: Schwa, melody and stress, The final 2 O vowels, 

Week 6: The I and E vowel sounds

Week 7: The Er sound & Connected Speech

Week 8: The U vowels 

Week 9: The consonants Light/Dark L, H, W/ V and NG.

Week 10: Word stress and using emphasis. 


1. The position and pronunciation for that weeks sounds

2. How to put all the sounds into natural melodic English speech

3. Spellings and how to recognise the sound in words

4. Techniques for getting under the skin of Clear British English

5. How to avoid confusion with other neighbour sounds

6. Practice techniques for speedy changes.

7. The art of intonation and why it is important in clear British English

8. Understanding word stress, emphasis, flow and melody in Clear British Speech


1. Gently soften and ‘take the edge off’ your accent in order to communicate in English with increased clarity and effectiveness.

2. Build awareness of any sounds that are getting in the way of being clearly understood, and exactly what to do about them.

3. Learn tools to recreate the melody of neutral spoken English, to sound clearer, more engaging and show complete ownership over the language.

4. Learn vocal techniques to engage listeners and sustain attention using tone, pauses and intonation.

5. Increased clarity for complex ideas and technical language.

What could you achieve from the Accent Softening & Confident Speaking online course?


You’ll work on common sounds that lead to confusion, misunderstanding or blank looks, so that when you open your mouth to speak, your words come out as you intended.


The Serlin Method™ demystifies how to be a good communicator in English, arming you with simple and effective tools so you can communicate in a way that feels authentic and confident.


Having a mastery over English language is not about losing your accent, but about knowing how to use the language effectively to achieve your goals. We give you the tools so you can do just that.


Each language has its own melody, and English is no different. Our simple intonation technique for neutral spoken English can be learnt in minutes, helping you sound and feel like a native.

A British accent course that generates results

I’ve loved absolutely everything so far. This has been one of the best courses for me recently.

A.P. – Accent Softening & Confident Speaking Course 2020

“London Speech Workshop, and my coach Gilly, have really given me more confidence when speaking in new situations.”

G.M, Student, England – Accent Softening & Confident Speaking Course 2020

“I would definitely recommend this course to anyone who wants to improve their intonation, pronunciation and just get more confident – which is probably the key in language learning”

D.B. – Accent Softening & Confident Speaking Course 2020






£295 £395

Full access to:


  • 10 Week online course with the London Speech Academy 
  • The 200 page course manual PDF
  • Audio practice album of all the sounds
  • Bonus webinars
  • 1 Year access to the course

Frequently Asked Questions

The course is aimed at non-native English speakers who are fluent or near fluent.  The aim of the course is to help you communicate more clearly and confidently, improving not only the sounds and pronunciation, but also your intonation and delivery. Meaning you can be a more powerful and effective communicator in English.  It’s also aimed at people who are looking for a lower price point than our signature 1-to-1 coaching.  You will learn the same methodology and tools but within an online learning environment.
In this course you will learn our proven methodology in 10 weeks with the digital version of our acclaimed signature Accent Softening course. Because you learn independently, the course is cheaper than others on our website, but we cover 80% of the course in the most engaging and effective way possible. If money is not a deciding factor, we would always recommend that you try our 1-to-1 signature course, which means you get a bespoke course tailored for your specific needs and can progress at your own pace.
It’s a great idea to get some additional support if you can, so you can experience some of the bespoke support while benefiting from the group course price. So we offer a few options to add on to your course experience. Click here to purchase your add-ons. Please note – while we think these are a great addition and they can improve the effectiveness of the course they are not a requirement.
Our method for accent softening and reduction is completely unique. Over 12 years we have had incredible feedback and results with thousands  of clients. What sets us apart is that we get that it is so much more than perfect English pronunciation. This is about confident communication that makes people want to listen. Our approach is sensitive, intelligent and adjusted to different learning styles. It is built around our passion: to give our clients tools so they can be confident and fully themselves when they communicate in English. That’s what we do, and that is why our coaching is so powerful.
For any more questions about the course please take a look at the full list of FAQs.
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