Accent Reduction 101

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Accent Reduction 101


TIME:  Mon, April 16th 2018 | 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM | FREE

LOCATION:  50 Milk Street, Boston, MA 02109

Seats are limited and will be on first come, first serve basis

Credit card information not required during check out (only address)


Workshop Description:

Do you have trouble being understood? Do you want to improve your communication skills to speak more smoothly and confidently? This course will be the beginning of learning how to improve your English Pronunciation and reduce your accent. If you're willing to put in the time and work, you can learn how to master your speech and become articulate, clear and precise. Join us to practice to speak more fluently and transform your life.

Who Is This Workshop For?

This course is for English as a Second Language Speakers (ESL). Beginner's and fluent English speakers are welcome.

What You'll Learn:

  • Learn how to voice sounds
  • How to add sounds to the end of words
  • Key tips to help you progress on your own

Important Notes:

  • Our in-person workshop experiences are created to host 10-15 individuals to foster learning and to spark lively discussions.
  • With any of our events, we ask that you committ to attending if you have RSVPed.
  • Seats are limited and will be on first come, first serve basis

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Who is Karen Astin?

Karen Astin is a licensed and certified Speech-Language Pathologist specializing in English Pronunciation and neutralizing foreign accents. She has worked with clients all over the world to help improve their English skills and confidence in speaking. Her clients are individuals, small Startups, and Corporate clients like Google, Adobe, and Cisco. Karen helps her clients to be clearly understood for job interviews, presentations, conferences, and day-to-day life. Through her training and expertise her clients have gone on to become CEO's, CTO's, Ted Talk speakers, and leaders in their industry. Please visit for more information.

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