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Accent Reduction Training
for Corporations

ACCENT REDUCTION CLASSES FOR CLEAR COMMUNICATION

You have the best talent in the world, but that’s not enough.

Your team needs to convey their expertise with clarity and impact. Overcome communication barriers by empowering them with accent reduction classes.

SUCCESS STORIES:

"The increased effectiveness of our engineers after a single round of training has unleashed their expertise, allowing us to put them into a variety of roles, including customer-facing."

DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING DEVELOPMENT AT JUNIPER NETWORKS

POWERFUL PRONUNCIATION ®

Accent reduction classes teach non-native English speakers how to pronounce the sounds in English that do not occur in other languages.

Our accent reduction program, Powerful Pronunciation®, includes:
  • Private or small group accent reduction training
  • Initial and Final Assessments
  • Individual Learning Plans
  • 10 hours of remote instruction
  • Accent modification curricula customized per organization and per learner
  • Final Reports show quantitative metrics
  • Site license to our online proprietary learning library
  • Program Managers who handle all logistics
  • CPE credits for qualifying financial services participants
  • The average participant sees >70% improvement after a 10-session accent reduction program.

* The chart above illustrates the improvement made by 600+ participants at a Fortune 100 company.

SUCCESS STORIES:

“This is the best investment our firm has ever made to address the development needs in verbal communication.”

MANAGER, AUDIT, BIG FOUR ACCOUNTING FIRM

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Not at all. Our group programs are designed per the results of the participants’ Initial Assessment. Regardless of language background, program participants learn to pronounce the sounds and speech patterns needed for seamless communication.

Up to five. This ensures each participant receives individual attention within the group setting.

Yes. The camaraderie of group training is invaluable. People quickly realize the challenges they’ve struggled with for years are similar to those of their colleagues. It’s not the person, it’s the language! The environment is collegial and empowering.

As detailed in Forbes, the top power-skill employers are looking for is communication: the ability to express thoughts and ideas clearly. With the Ravin Method® of accent reduction training, employees consistently improve their pronunciation by more than seventy percent. Our clients report:

  • Higher employee engagement
  • Improved client satisfaction
  • Greater team collaboration
  • Increased employee retention
  • The ability to promote minority talent to positions of leadership

We provide a variety of affordable accent reduction programs and corresponding fee schedules. These include asynchronous online learning for independent study, live training for individual and group training, and ‘on retainer’ accent reduction coaching. Schedule a call to determine what accent reduction training program best meets your organization’s needs.

Individual and group programs for organizations consist of ten sessions. These are conducted 1 hr./week over ten weeks. Individual sessions can be scheduled on a week-to-week basis per the client’s needs. Group sessions meet on the same day and at the same time each week.

Over ninety percent of our accent reduction classes are conducted online. The average rate of improvement is identical, greater than seventy percent, whether training is delivered onsite or online. The key to success is that our faculty and clients see one another’s mouth movements in real-time. Instructor feedback is precise and detailed.

Your objective is clear: to give employees the tools they need to be as effective as possible while maintaining their unique cultural identity. Learn to convey this with ease.

Powerful Pronunciation® is not an accent elimination program. We are averse to that. We believe accents should be embraced. This program teaches people how to pronounce the sounds in English that don’t occur in their native language. People will still have an accent; they won’t have a language barrier.

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