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Intonation Challenge - Learn to Change Your Tone to Express Your Meaning

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.

You want to feel confident that you’re expressing the right emotions, attitude, and meaning through your tone of voice.

Ready to take action to improve how you sound when speaking?

Work with me to improve your pronunciation, stress, and intonation so that your message is clearly understood. Learn how to use your voice and breath to convey your meaning and create the natural rhythm and music of spoken English.

Stress Simplified

To speak English clearly and effectively, you need to understand how to consistently stress words.

In this self-guided program, you'll learn how to control your pitch, vary your volume, and lengthen key syllables.

You'll find out how to emphasize the right words so that you sound less choppy and more fluid and your meaning is completely clear.

Intonation Clinic

In the Intonation Clinic, you'll learn how to create the melody and music of English with your voice.

Through detailed workshops and tons of practice exercises, you'll start expressing the right emotions, attitude, and meaning through your tone of voice.

You'll sound more interesting, more engaging, and more natural when you speak.

30 Days of Intonation

In this program, you'll discover the conversational uses of 30 common words, phrases, and expressions.

You’ll learn key intonation patterns in English and how to stress words and change your tone.

You’ll find out how how to control your intonation to express different emotions and attitudes so that native English speakers understand your meaning.

Check Out My Free Resources on Pronunciation, Stress, and Intonation

Five Intonation Myths: The Difference Between Stress and Intonation and Why Intonation Matters

You’ve probably noticed that I love talking about stress and intonation. In my opinion, speaking with clear stress and expressive intonation will help native speakers understand you better. You’ll communicate what you really mean, sound...

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How to Say American Phone Numbers with the Right Stress and Intonation

Have you ever had to repeat yourself several times when giving your phone number in English? After all, accuracy matters! You want to make sure the other person gets the right number so they can...

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Pronounce the -ed Ending on Past Tense Verbs Like a Native English Speaker

Let’s go back to basics and talk about how to fix a common pronunciation mistake so that people understand you better. Learn how to pronounce the -ed ending on past tense verbs, past participles, and...

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Sound More American: Three Simple Changes to Improve Your Pronunciation for an American Accent

 Simple changes can often be the most effective. This is a guiding principle in most everything I do, including accent and communication coaching. So often we think that we need to make big, dramatic...

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Say Contractions Naturally: How to Pronounce Contractions in American English with Stress and Reductions

Because you study contractions early on in your English learning journey, you often learn them as “optional” ways to combine pronouns and helping verbs, or helping verbs and negatives. But they’re not really optional –...

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How to Communicate Clearly in English for Customer Service and Call Center Jobs

 If you’re working as a customer service representative and interacting with a lot of native speakers on the phone or in person, you’re probably really concerned about clear communication in English. I recently received...

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Improve your pronunciation, reduce your accent, and increase the clarity and impact of your spoken English with this free five-day email course.

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