English with Kim
You’d like to have more control over your pitch when speaking English.
You want to understand how to change your tone of voice to express your meaning.
You're ready to feel more confident using key intonation patterns
so that you sound more like a native English speaker.
Start working on your intonation today. 🎶
You know that you need to use your voice more effectively when speaking English.
You get that intonation is important, even if you're not entirely sure how to use it... or if you're doing it right.
You're afraid you sound flat or monotone when you speak... or maybe your pitch is all over the place.
After spending time working on your accent, you're more than ready to sound more interesting and engaging when you talk.
You want to feel confident that you’re expressing the right emotions, attitude, and meaning through your tone of voice.
If you want to be sure that your meaning is understood by native speakers, you need to improve your intonation.
Native speakers create the natural melody of English through a consistent rise and fall in pitch.
By highlighting certain words and syllables with our voice, we keep people listening and interested in what we have to say.
We clarify and even change our meaning by emphasizing certain words or using a rise or fall at the end of a word, phrase, or sentence.
As a non-native English speaker, you have to learn how to understand and interpret the tone of voice that you hear.
To communicate more effectively, you'll need to produce different intonation patterns with your voice.
Don't worry: This intonation challenge will help you get started right away.
Here are just a few of the things you'll learn in this five-day email course:
- How much pitch variation is already available in your own voice
- The two main ways that we increase and decrease our pitch when speaking English
- The most essential intonation patterns you need to master in order to make statements and ask questions
- Why using the wrong intonation pattern can lead to misunderstandings
- How to use intonation in words, phrases, and sentences
- How to practice changing your tone of voice to change your meaning
- Actions you can take each day to create your own accent reduction practice
When you express yourself through intonation, you'll find that people will better understand what you're saying, your ideas, and your intentions.
That means you have to put this information into practice: I want you to take what you learn from this Intonation Challenge and try it in real conversations.
Once you realize how much easier it is for people to follow what you're saying, you'll see why intonation matters.
That's why I'm sharing these simple but effective lessons from my intonation programs with you for free.