3-DAY INTENSIVE COURSE

Accent Softening & Confident Speaking 3 Day Group Course

Learn our proven methodology in 3 days with the intensive version of our acclaimed signature Accent Softening course.
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Using our proven Serlin Method™ for Accent Softening over 3 days your expert coach will lead you on a journey to clear and confident communication in English. They will help you improve your sounds and pronunciation, but also your intonation and delivery so you can be a powerful and effective communicator in English. And make misunderstanding a thing of the past.
We have courses taking place on the following dates:
AS Intensive 1
Monday 10th August 10am to 5.30pm
Tuesday 11th August 10am to 5.30pm
Wednesday 12th August 10am to 5.30pm
Or
AS Intensive 2
Thursday 20th August 10am to 5.30pm
Friday 21st August 10am to 5.30pm
Saturday 22nd August 10am to 5.30pm
GMT+1

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What will you get?

 

THE SERLIN METHOD™

Over 3 days you will explore different sounds and techniques for sounding more British. You will come away with a complete course and everything you  need to speak clearly and confidently in English, with no more misunderstanding. Our proven method has two areas of focus; pronunciation and intonation. Our proprietary techniques will help you achieve mastery as a communicator in English.

SMALL GROUP SESSIONS

Over 3 days you will have 18 hours of small group coaching with your own expert LSW coach. With a maximum of 10 people you will get focused attention, guidance, support and feedback throughout the three days and beyond. You will come away having made real improvements, knowing your strengths and weaknesses, and with a step by step practice plan of how to achieve your goals. 

VIDEO TUTORIALS & MANUAL

To support your learning journey at the end of your intensive course you will be given one months access to video tutorials for all the sounds and tools for perfecting your English pronunciation and softening your accent. A 200+ page LSW manual is included with the course which will give you practice exercises and support long after the course has finished.

COMMUNITY FORUM AND ONGOING SUPPORT

A private forum for all you and your group will be available for you for a month after your intensive course ends, where you can ask your questions, share your journey and get support by the LSW team. You will also get one month of unlimited phone and text support from your coach so you can get the support you need to achieve your goals after the course has ended. 

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.

The Course In Detail:

It’s important before you decide on the right course for you, to have a very clear sense of what you will do and learn. We have done our best to go through in detail what you will get from the course, but as always, we are here to support. If you have any questions about the course content, or anything else, please don’t hesitate to call us on +44 (0)20 3137 6323 or book in a discovery call with our Head of Client Success. Please note, this course is for fluent or near fluent English speakers. If you’re unsure if your level is suitable please get in touch. 

 

THE COURSE OUTLINE:

DAY 1:

  • Intonation and intro to essentials
  • The TH 
  • The Rhotic R
  • The 3 A vowel sounds
  • The 3 O vowel sounds

DAY 2:

  • Schwa, melody and stress,
  • The final 2 O vowel sounds,
  • The I and E vowel sounds
  • The Er sound & Connected Speech

DAY 3:

  • The U vowels
  • The consonants Dark L, W/ V and NG.
  • Word stress and using emphasis. 
  • Final presentation and feedback

YOU WILL LEARN:

1. The position and pronunciation for every sound

2. Spellings and how to recognise the sound in words

3. How to avoid confusion with other neighbour sounds

4. How to recreate the melody of neutral spoken English

5. The importance of emphasis, pausing and intonation

6. The LSW Practice plan  for speedy shifts and long term changes in your communication.

7. Exactly which sounds are leading to confusion or misunderstanding and what to do about it

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES:

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

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

5. Increased clarity for complex ideas and technical language.

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 a group 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. It includes supported live learning with an expert LSW coach, exclusive workshop materials and ongoing support.  Because we can teach more than 1 person at a time, 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.

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!

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LOOKING FOR ONE-TO-ONE TAILORED COACHING?

You might prefer our signature accent softening course.  Your coach will create a bespoke course to fit your needs and work at your own pace so you can make changes that last.  You can choose between 5, 10 or 15 sessions.
Due to the current situation our one-to-one sessions are online for now (via Zoom or Skype) – but tailored to your needs and to fit your schedule.
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