Even advanced English Language Learners can be surprised to learn that native speakers find them difficult to understand. Key components of pronunciation such as word stress, vowel length, and rhythm, are overlooked in the language learning classroom. By improving one’s proficiency in these areas, speakers will find that they are more easily understood. During this webinar, we will give you tips and actionable strategies to improve these aspects of your pronunciation.
- Properly use American English and correctly produce American English word stress patterns
- Understand and use basic English rhythm
About the Instructor:
Carla Thisse is an experienced Business English instructor, having worked with both regional and multinational corporations. She holds an M.A. in Applied Linguistics from Old Dominion University, and a B.A. in International Communication from the University of West Florida. She has over 7 years experience teaching adult ESL in corporate, university, and academic settings. During her free time, Carla enjoys reading, cooking, and traveling.