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ATA –Accent Improvement for Asian-Language Speakers

  • May 26, 2021
  • 6:30 PM
  • Webinar
Accent Improvement for Asian-Language Speakers

Presenter: Kara Lund

Date: May 26, 2021

Time:  6:30 p.m. U.S. EDT

Level:  All

Duration:   60 minutes

Language:  English 

CE Points: 1 ATA-approved

For many Asian-language speakers, speaking American English comes with challenges. And when your business is all about communicating with clarity, those challenges can become a hurdle for clients.


Learn how to make your accent work for you! Attend this webinar to gain insight into common problem areas for speakers of Asian languages. We'll examine ways to improve pronunciation and review tools for independent practice. The goal is not to eliminate your accent, but to make you a more confident speaker. 


This webinar was organized with the assistance of the Chinese Language Division and the support of the Japanese and Korean Language Divisions.

What will this webinar cover?
  1. Learn the common errors that speakers of Asian languages make
  2. Explore the structure of Standard American English speech
  3. Discover the music and melody of spoken English
  4. Examine how posture and breath impact articulation
  5. Develop strategies to enhance communication skills
  6. Troubleshoot challenging words
Register Now!   ATA Member $45  |  Non-Member $60
About the Presenter
Kara Lund has been a voice and speech coach, college instructor, and film and stage performer for over 20 years. As founder and chief executive officer of Speech Revolution, Kara coaches clients between Boston and Paris to be clear, confident, and credible when presenting in English. Her workshops cover voice coaching for public speakers, accent improvement courses for native and non-native English speakers, and delivery skills with a focus on developing positive body language and effective voice skills.
ATA Members Invited to a Coaching and Social Hour After the Webinar
The Chinese and Japanese Language Divisions will co-host a Coaching and Social Hour for ATA members immediately following the webinar. Members who registered for the webinar will receive a join link for the event shortly before the 6:30 p.m. webinar start.
Too busy to attend?
Register now and watch this webinar on demand at your convenience! The link to the recording will automatically be added to the ATA Education section in your member record following the live event. Don't miss this opportunity to schedule your future online learning!
Registration will close at 4:30 pm on May 26!
Registration will close two hours before the webinar starts, or sooner if maximum attendance is reached.  If you have already registered, please be sure you have received your Zoom email invitation to join early in the day.  You can search your inbox for no-reply@zoom.us to find it.  Email zoom@atanet.org if you still need help.
Questions? Need more information?

Website: Accent Improvement for Asian-Language Speakers

Email: webinars@atanet.org
Call: +1-703-683-6100, ext 3001


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