Karen Van Hook, Ph.D.

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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.

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.


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.

When is a Foreign Accent an Asset?

Some speakers of English as a foreign language want to retain aspects of their own accents, and there are good reasons for them to do so. The key is knowing when and how a foreign accent becomes an advantage.

American Accent Setting: Foundation for an excellent accent.

Some accent reduction programs focus only on correcting individual sounds. Why a more comprehensive, integrated approach gets you better results.

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