Training

The American Accent Institute Training Program

Training & Courses

Location of Classes

Tuition & Registration


Training & Courses

All training through the American Accent Institute is offered either as a Bootcamp class or Individual instruction. BOOTCAMP classes consist of 12-15 participants, in order to maximize each person's success. However, companies and institutions may request an on-sight customized class size between 6-12 participants. All training can be conducted at your company, educational institution or corporate facility. Some individuals with more significant accent needs may require additional training sessions outside of the selected training course in order to maximize results.

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Location of Classes

All BOOTCAMP classes and trainings are offered in-house at your company or educational institution as well as across the U.S. at various training facilities.

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American Accent BOOTCAMP I – Melody & Intonation

Schedule: To be determined by AAI

$275 - Includes screening, course booklet, handouts, MP3 download, and certificate of completion. 12-15 participants maximum.


This training course is an introduction to accent reduction that meets for one 3-hour intensive course. It is geared for individuals who are fluent in English but wish to improve their pronunciation of standard American English. This introduction program emphasizes general pronunciation practice while heavily focusing on American Melody and Intonation (rhythm and pitch). It is a short-course designed for all individuals who have a range of accent needs as well as for people who have time constraints. It is especially intended for clients who wish to obtain an overview to accent reduction prior to continuing with one of the comprehensive accent reduction training/pronunciation programs.

Training Outcome

  • Smooth and clear American melody and intonation
  • Understanding of typical melody and intonation patterns of American speaking
  • Improved pronunciation and understanding of the most commonly mispronounced sounds and speaking habits
  • Improved clarity of conversational speaking
  • Understanding of the top two techniques to improve daily speaking
  • Improved voice projection
  • Improved pronunciation of key words and terminology specific to personal and professional settings
  • Specific techniques for stressful speaking situations
  • Daily techniques to use even for the busy client

Program Overview Includes

  • Accent screening prior to the bootcamp (10 minutes)
  • Half-day/3-hour training class with a certified trainer/speech & language pathologist 
  • Individualized MP3 key word & terminology download
  • Training assignments & materials
  • DVD of bootcamp class (optional purchase)

In class participation is expected for each individual so that maximum success can be achieved.

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American Accent BOOTCAMP II – Pronunciation 101

Schedule: To be determined by AAI

$375 - Includes screening, course booklet, handouts, weekly MP3 downloads, and certificate of completion. 12-15 participants maximum.


This training course is an introduction to accent reduction that meets for a half-day/4-hour course. It is geared for individuals who are fluent in English but wish to improve their pronunciation of standard American English. This program emphasizes pronunciation practice for foreign-born individuals of any language background. It is a short-course designed for all individuals with a range of accent needs as well as for people who have time constraints.

Training Outcome

  • Smooth and clear American melody and intonation
  • Understanding of typical melody and intonation patterns of American speaking
  • Improved pronunciation and understanding of the most commonly mispronounced sounds and speaking habits
  • Improved clarity of conversational speaking
  • Understanding of the top two techniques to improve daily speaking
  • Improved voice projection
  • Improved pronunciation of key words and terminology specific to personal and professional settings
  • Specific techniques for stressful speaking situations
  • Daily techniques to use even for the busy client

Program Overview Includes

  • Accent screening prior to the bootcamp (10 minutes)
  • Half-day/4-hour training class with a certified trainer/speech & language pathologist 
  • Individualized MP3 key word & terminology download
  • Training assignments & materials
  • DVD of bootcamp class (optional purchase)

In class participation is expected for each individual so that maximum success can be achieved.

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2-Day American Accent BOOTCAMP III - Intensive Training

Schedule: To be determined by both the client and the instructor.

$1600 - Includes pre/post evaluations, training materials (training workbooks, CD-ROM) MP3 downloads, and certificate of completion. Call for tuition rates 12-15 participants maximum.

This training course is a comprehensive and customized accent reduction training program that is to be completed over 2 days. It is geared for individuals of all accent needs and who are fluent in English but wish to improve their pronunciation of standard American English. This program emphasizes pronunciation practice for foreign-born individuals of any language background.
Training Outcome

  • Clear and improved pronunciation of sounds
  • Improved clarity of conversational speaking
  • Improved intonation and melody of speaking
  • Appropriate voice projection
  • Accurate pronunciation of key words and terminology specific to personal and professional settings
  • Improved understanding and use of spoken English grammar
  • Improved pronunciation of common social phrases

Program Overview

  • Pre-speech accent evaluation
  • 2-day intensive training program
  • MP3 key word & terminology downloads
  • Customized training assignments
  • Supplemental training materials and information
  • Post-speech accent evaluation with percentage of improvement
  • Post-training recommendations
  • DVD of bootcamp class (optional purchase)
In class participation is expected for each individual so that maximum success can be achieved.
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Tuition & Registration

We offer individualized training programs. Please contact us for specific program rates. We will evalutate your needs and tell you the fee for the appropriate training and materials. For your convenience, we do accept credit card payments.

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