Online Group Accent Softening Course

Learn our methodology in a virtual class of up to 8 people

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Designed for non-native English speakers, our Accent Softening Online Group Course will give you an experience of what we do and some clear insights into how you can improve your English accent and intonation.
In just two weeks, you will learn some powerful tools to help you navigate the English language with confidence and communicate clearly.
The course begins with a 20 min discovery session with your coach.  Followed by daily interactive online sessions – in a group of up to 8 individuals.
We have places remaining for the 2 week course starting on the following dates:

6th April 2020 –  1PM Daily (weekdays)
20th April 2020 1PM Daily (weekdays)

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What could you achieve from our Accent Softening online group course?

AVOID MISUNDERSTANDING

We’ll work with you 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.

BOLDLY SHARE YOUR IDEAS

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.

BE MORE FULLY YOURSELF

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.

FIND YOUR ENGLISH MELODY

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.

How does the course work?

With our recognised accent softening method your coach will support your online journey to learn English pronunciation and intonation to help you achieve clarity and avoid confusion. They will arm you with tools so that you can consistently and reliably use your communication to achieve your goals. 

20 MIN DISCOVERY SESSION

A 1-to-1 online session with your coach will kickstart your course. They will assess the current roadmap of your accent and intonation, identifying your key areas for improvement.

ONLINE GROUP CLASSES

You will be grouped with up to 7 other individuals in your daily class.  Each session has been designed to be interactive & engaging.  There will be a combination or teaching, group exercises and individual work.

THE PRACTICAL BITS

Each of the ten online sessions is an hour long and delivered via Zoom. Download the Zoom app and you will be provided with login details and a PDF of the course manual, which we ask for you to print out before the start of the course. You will also need your phone for recording some exercises.

PERSONALISED REPORT

At the end of the course you have the option of receiving a personalised report and a 1:to:1 feedback session with your coach – for just £75.

The Course In Detail

DURATION:  10 sessions across  2 work weeks.  Daily sessions on weekdays, taught at the same time every day.

BEFORE YOU START:  All clients start with a 20 minute 1-to-1 discovery session with the coach leading the course.

10 SESSIONS: Each of the sessions is 1 hour and covers the following:

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        Session One – Removing the rhotic R and our Intonation Technique for melody

        Session Two – The A vowel’s and the tricky TH sound

        Session Three – The O sounds

        Session Four – Cracking your tricky consonants

        Session Five – The Schwa – finding melody in English speech

        Session Six – Review session and connected speech

        Session Seven – I and E vowel sounds (avoiding confusion between ship and sheep)

        Session Eight – U sounds and intonation practice

        Session Nine – Consonant facts and word stress

        Session Ten – Presentations and feedback

BOOK YOUR ONLINE GROUP ACCENT SOFTENING COURSE

Course Cost: £550 + VAT
We have places for the 2 week courses starting on the following dates:
6th April 2020 – 1 hour session at 1pm every weekday for 2 weeks
20th April 2020 – 1 hour session at 11am every weekday for 2 weeks

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Are you ready to start your journey with us? If you know which course you are after, then it is simple. You can book your online course through our website today, and get started being the best communicator you can be.
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Our accent coaches in London

All our coaches are voice professionals with years of experience both in voice, communication and teaching and training. They are handpicked after an extensive interview process, for their ear, their ability, their experience and that special je ne sais quoi! Every one of our coaches has gone through extensive training in The Serlin Method™ in addition to their own training.

Principal Coaches

JAMIE CHAPMAN

Principal Coach

Jamie is a passionate and committed coach, with over 15 years’ experience working with clients on accent softening, vocal technique and communication work. Jamie combines his teaching experience with his experience as a professional actor to help clients unlock their communication potential.

GILLY SHARPES

Principal Coach

Gilly trained at the prestigious Central School of Speech and Drama and has over 20 years’ teaching experience, working with clients on their voice and dialect. She is passionate about sounds, words, language and supporting her clients to be more powerful and effective communicators.

SAM FERREE

Principal Coach

Sam is a highly experienced Speech, Voice and Communication Specialist with over 15 years teaching experience.  She has an MA in Voice Studies from CSSD and taught accents and RP in several London drama schools. She is dedicated to bringing empowerment and confidence to her clients so that they become the best communicators they can be.

CAT CLANCY

Principal Coach

Cat is a highly experienced Communication Specialist, with an English degree from Oxford University, and has delivered bespoke training to business professionals for over thirteen years. years. She has been featured twice in The Guardian, and appeared as an expert Voice Coach on BBC Radio 4. 

Senior Coaches

SUSAN VIERA

Senior Coach

Susan is an experienced vocal coach, English teacher and performer. Since graduating with a degree in Acting she has taught English and toured the world with various productions. She loves her work with London Speech Workshop and is passionate about enabling her clients to become excellent communicators.

TIM GODDARD

Senior Coach

After graduating in modern languages Tim trained as an English teacher and has had 10 years experience teaching English and pronunciation in the UK and internationally. He is also a professional voice over artist. He is a committed and passionate coach and loves supporting his clients to achieve their communication goals.

ALICE DEVILLE

Senior Coach

Alice is a highly experienced performance coach, vocal technique specialist and performer. She has a Masters in Vocal Studies from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and has performed widely as an opera singer across the UK and Europe, including at Glyndebourne, Wigmore Hall and the Royal Albert Hall. Her coaching draws on her extensive experience as a professional opera singer, and as a teacher at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts and her North London voice studio. Alice is a committed and empathetic teacher, passionate about empowering people through Effective Communication coaching at the London Speech Workshop.

OLIVIA DARNLEY

Senior Coach

Coach Olivia has over 5 years’ experience in working with both international and UK clients on accent softening, vocal technique and presentation skills. Following a Bachelor degree in English and Drama at Birmingham University she earned a Masters of Drama at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. She has furthered her coaching education with courses on the Estill Model and a Phonetics course at UCL. Olivia is also a professional actor and in her 18 year career has worked in the West End, on Broadway, for the Royal Shakespeare Company and National Theatre as well as many ITV and BBC TV productions and Radio 4 Dramas and has coached actors in audition technique and accents. She has worked extensively facilitating accent softening and presentation skills to clients from all over the world, one to one and in workshops. She is fascinated by accents, voices and language and focuses on giving her clients the confidence to speak with clarity and in an authentic communication style.

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