- Word and Phrase Stress
- Unstressed Vowels
- Word-Final Voiced Consonants
- Breathy Voiceless Stop Consonants P,T,K
- T and D Variations
Target Speakers: All Non-native Speakers
Target Speakers: Arabic/Chinese
Target Speakers: Chinese/Korean/Spanish/Portuguese/Vietnamese
Target Speakers: Chinese/Japanese/Korean/Vietnamese
Target Speakers: Slavic
Target Speakers: Mandarin
Target Speakers: Korean/Tagalog
Target Speakers: Portuguese/Spanish/Tagalog
Target Speakers: Portuguese/Spanish
Target Speakers: Arabic/Chinese/Japanese/Korean/Portuguese/Spanish/Tagalog
Target Speakers: Hindi/Urdu
The instruction will provide concrete, hands-on methods for solving speech problems that are specific to individual needs of the participant. It is offered by a veteran speech-language pathologist who applies evidence-based techniques from clinical speech therapy to accent reduction. The webinar presentation will be interactive, dynamic, and imitate real speech. Written materials and sound files will be available for participants.
Professionals with high-level English skills who want to take their speech clarity and communication to the next level.
L2 Accent Reduction Centre
Patrick Byrne is a speech-language pathologist with an extensive background in helping people communicate better. He holds a master's degree in speech science from UBC, providing him with a detailed knowledge of sound production and comprehensive training in speech analysis. Patrick is a member of the Speech-Language Audiology Canada, The British Columbia Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists, and the College of Speech and Hearing Professionals of BC. He has worked with a diverse clientele in both public health and private practice. As a certified TESL instructor Patrick has taught English both in North America and overseas
For over a decade L2 Accent Reduction Centre has been helping clients reach their professional goals by speaking with greater accuracy and clarity. Courses are provided individually or in small groups at L2's downtown Vancouver clinic or on site at the workplace. L2 also services clients worldwide via video streaming. The training is supported by L2’s proprietary materials, which will be provided for the workshop.