Pronunciation lessons

Pronunciation lessons

How to feel at ease in a language other than your own?

"Our role is to give you confidence and skills so that your personality shines through"

Who is it for?

  • Those who want to improve their articulation, stress, rhythm and intonation
  • People who need to practice their English and receive constructive feedback from professionals
  • Professionals who need to be credible, confident and professional in the English language
  • People who need to be understood perfectly in an international environment
  • Those for whom the understanding of different accents is essential

Objectives

  • Acquire the fundamentals of speaking in front of an international audience
  • Understand the 4 pillars of pronunciation
  • Become confident
  • Learn to overcome nervousness
  • Give talks without notes
  • Improve overall level of English
  • Be understood in all circumstances (international presentation, conference calls, networking etc.

Prerequisite

  • Minimum of A2 level

Strong points

  • Efficient and practical coaching: pronunciation exercises, improvisations, corrected discussions, role-plays
  • Taylor-made training courses: an individual diagnostic of the participant's spoken and written English,  "blocks" and aptitude
  • A flexible training plan adapted to participant's availability, with ½ hour /hourly face-to-face, telephone or Skype sessions
  • A choice of teacher / teachers to enable the participant to confront different styles of teaching, personalities and accents
  • Written feedback after each session.

Offering party
All our teachers are trained for one to one lessons and hold a minimum of a CELTA (Cambridge English for foreigners teaching qualification). They have a minimum of two years experience and a degree. We base our teaching methodology on the Cambridge English Examination cursus.

 

Programme:

1) Pre-course interview  “getting to know you”
Individual interviews

  • What is your spoken level of English?
  • Your strong points
  • Points that need to be improved
  • Diagnostics and personalised advice

English level
Grammatical and oral evaluation to ensure a tailor-made training course

 

2) What is pronunciation?

  • Listen, understand and reproduce
  • Discover (in an entertaining manner) the International Phonetic Alphabet
  • Recognise and understand existing pronunciation problems
  • Know how to get "round" these difficulties

 

3) Plan a personalised methodology

  • Different methodologies
  • Articulation exercises
  • Working on stress
  • Practice intonation and rhythm
  • Speak with confidence

 

4) The secrets of  "English" Pronunciation

  • How does one talk and why?
  • Adapt to your speaker
  • Use your accent to your advantage

 

5) Develop your presence in groups and meetings  "nerves are not a disaster"

  • Be conscious of your presence
  • Voice
  • Look
  • Content
  • Film and record for better understanding
  • Adapt to your listeners

 

6)  Practice, practice, practice

  • Half an hour lessons 3 to 4 times a week
  • Present your job, learn to improvise
  • Written feedback at the end of each session

 

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