Are you ready to make a change?

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Learn to speak with confidence!

Accent coach Elizabeth Ackerman specializes in helping international professionals speak English with clarity, confidence, and ease.

We provide English language accent reduction, speech and communication skills training to individuals and organizations seeking to optimize their ability to communicate effectively.

Why work on your accent?

Are you afraid of speaking English in public? Do you get nervous when you have to speak on the phone or give a presentation? Do you want to progress in your career, but feel that your communication skills are holding you back?

I can help!

There are certain patterns and positions that are necessary in order for English to sound natural and fluent. If you learned English as an adult, your voice is probably trying to adjust itself back to sounding like your native language (without you realizing it).

I will show you how to make the correct sounds and patterns for standard American English, and will then help you to practice these new skills in the most creative, effective way, until they become habitual.

My method

We start with a short conversation and assessment, so I can learn about you and your specific challenges. I then create a lesson package tailored to your personal needs and habits. My practical, creative teaching style will help to keep you engaged and focused.

During your lessons, I will show you how to make the correct sounds and patterns for standard American English, and then will show you how to practice, and how to to incorporate your practice into your daily life. You will learn to effectively work on these new skills until they become habits, and will soon see how fun, easy and empowering working on your voice can be.


There are certain patterns and positions that are necessary in order for English to sound natural and fluent. If you learned English as a second language, your voice is probably trying to adjust it back to sounding like your native language.


I improved my English skills and enjoyed every single minute of it. Elizabeth was very patient and listened to my needs. She is indeed one of the finest teachers that I have ever met.
— John Cheung, Los Angeles World Airports´╗┐