Karen Van Hook, Ph.D.

Accent Modification for Speakers of
English as a Foreign Language

Yes, you can.

You can change your accent. If you speak English as a foreign language, you already know the pronunciation isn’t easy. The good news is that no matter how long you’ve been speaking English, you can learn more native-like pronunciation. You can learn to pronounce even the most difficult sounds of American English correctly. And you can learn to use more of the rhythm and “music” of the native sound.

What are your goals?

Do you want to sound much more fluent and native-like? Maybe you’re an advanced speaker—everyone understands you without a problem, but you’d like to sound more fluent, natural and confident. Or maybe you still have people asking you to repeat yourself—you’d like everyone to understand you easily. Whatever level you’re at, you can acquire a more native-like accent.


Free 1-hour Webinar for Speakers of Japanese

英語の発音が変わる!1時間体感ウェビナー On June 16 at 10 AM Japan time I will have a free one-hour webinar on English pronunciation for speakers of Japanese. Please see this website for details and to sign up.

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Online Workshops for Japanese Speakers

I’m now doing online intensive workshops for small groups of native Japanese speakers. Information in Japanese is available at this link.  Information in English continues below.


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Schedule a Free Consultation Now

Schedule a free half-hour meeting online or in my office. We will evaluate your pronunciation and talk about your goals. No obligation.

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Somerville MA 02143