How to proceed with accent reduction:
Book a speech analysis via Skype to get a personalized assessment and recommendation.
For steady progress, buy a book and a matching app from the list below. Use them together.
For fastest progress, add in-person lessons in London or Skype lessons to your book/app combination.
British Accent - Intermediate
Get Rid of your Accent China (for Chinese speakers of English)
Get Rid of your Accent Russia (for Russian speakers of English)
British Accent - Advanced
1. Get Rid of your Accent, Advanced level book and two supporting apps (choose either or both):
Get Rid of your Accent, General American, Intermediate level book and supporting app, American Accent Toolkit.
Descriptions and samples of our products follow.
BRITISH ACCENT FOR BEGINNERS
English Accent for Beginners App
This app contains all 48 lessons from the book “Get Rid of your Accent for Beginners”,
It is a total solution for accent reduction. You will:
• Master all English sounds of received pronunciation (RP), also known as Oxford English, Queen’s English, or BBC English;
• Drill articulation exercises, consonant clusters, word endings;
• Learn patterns of English intonation and sentence stress;
• Master fluency, speaking in phrases and linking words together.
BRITISH ACCENT, INTERMEDIATE LEVEL
Get Rid of your Accent, Part 1 is an international bestseller. It has been translated into Russian and Chinese and adapted for mastering a General American accent (see below).
We recommend that you use our paperback and Kindle books together with our audio books and apps.
Get Rid of Your Accent UK1 App
English sounds and intonation in humorous sentences and verses. Based on elocution lessons from London drama schools.
Get Rid of Your Accent UK1 China App
Get Rid of Your Accent UK1 App, with Speech Organ Positions and Words exercises translated into Chinese.
AMERICAN ACCENT, INTERMEDIATE LEVEL
You will need to use an American accent in the US, when working with US companies, or with Americans. An American accent has many sounds that are different from a British accent. This book teaches US sounds. It’s one of our most popular offerings.
American Accent Toolkit App
Sounds and intonation for a General American accent in humorous sentences and verses. This app contains all 44 audio lessons from the book, Get Rid of your Accent, American Accent Training Manual.
FLUENCY AND PUBLIC SPEAKING, ADVANCED LEVEL
This book helps you to develop fluent speech by learning connected speech patterns. You will know what to stress and what to “throw away” in order to sound more like a native English speaker. This book also teaches you how to modulate your voice and use pauses to empower your speech. We have two accompanying apps for this book: Fluent English Speech and 4Ps, Power, Pitch, Pace, Pause.
Fluent English Speech App
Consonant clusters, word endings and connected speech patterns. Fluency, stress; over 100 idioms and colloquialisms.
4Ps, Power, Pitch, Pace, Pause App
Voice modulation, voice projection, articulation. Use of pauses. Vowels and consonants with comparison charts.
PROFICIENCY LEVEL BUSINESS ENGLISH
Business English Speech App
Business vocabulary, all sounds to master English accent in phrases, sentences and passages.
This document applies to our all mobile apps developed by Olga Smith, Business & Technical Communication Services Global.
We made our apps with your privacy in mind, so we do not collect personally identifiable information about you. In other words, we do not collect information such as your name, address, phone number, email address or precise geographic location.
What information do we collect?
The app records the sound of your voice during the exercises, to replay it back. The recordings are erased when they are no longer needed. They are not transmitted outside of your device.
Information about incoming calls
The app receives information about incoming calls to interrupt the ongoing recording or playback of exercises when a call comes in.
How do we use the information?
The information described above is not transmitted outside the device and is not used in any other way except as described above.
What information do we share?
We do not share any information with any third parties, other users, marketing partners, or service providers.