English Pronunciation Training Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions about our English Pronunciation Training
I have taken English Pronunciation classes and yet I still am often misunderstood and self-conscious about the way I speak. How can the Pronunciation Workshop® English Pronunciation Video Training Classes help me?
Pronunciation Workshop's® English Pronunciation course teaches you rules and techniques that you will NEVER learn in any English class. Your instructor, Paul S. Gruber, holds a Master's Degree in speech language pathology. Years of linguistic research, combined with a speech therapy approach, make this English Pronunciation improvement training unique and effective.
Most people who learn to speak English as a Second Language continue to use "speech rules" from their native language. This is what causes English pronunciation errors. Our English pronunciation video training classes will train you in American English "speech rules," and you will be shown how to easily correct your errors.
I speak very little English. Can you help me?
Our English pronunciation training program is designed for individuals who already have basic to intermediate English-speaking abilities. If you can understand what you are reading right now, then we can help you. We do not expect your grammar, vocabulary, or pronunciation to be perfect - that is why you are taking our program.
How long does it take for my English Pronunciation to improve?
Most clients begin to see noticeable English pronunciation improvements following the first week of beginning the Pronunciation Workshop® program; however in about 2 months, the improvements are truly AMAZING!!! Before you know it, you will quickly begin to hear people say, "Wow, your English has really improved!
I am very busy and I've wasted time and money on English pronunciation courses in the past. How is the Pronunciation Workshop® program different?
First of all, please read the many client testimonials on our Success Stories page. Unlike other websites, our client testimonials are ALL authentic and non-solicited! Our clients are delighted to send us their letters AND PHOTOS, and we receive countless compliments every single week from people and corporations throughout the world! This will definitely be the LAST English pronunciation course you will ever need!
WE KNOW that our program is very different from every other pronunciation course out there. because we hear this everyday from our clients. Be assured that you will NOT be wasting your time or money with our program. Our method is unique and very simple.It is also engaging and lots of fun. There are no ineffective "Bells or Whistles" such as recording devices, or pocket mirrors, or computer-generated sound-wave software, or confusing vowel charts, or computerized voices, or endless Word Lists, or diagrams of tongue placement which are impossible to comprehend. Ours is a proven and simple approach which works and has helped thousands of people.
We also do NOT want you to be working on your English pronunciation forever..You have better things to do with your time! We want you to begin the course, follow the instruction, and finish the program.Our goal is to help you speak better quickly- Period!
Why is the Pronunciation Workshop® course more expensive than other pronunciation programs on the market?
Because we believe that ours is the ONLY program that will deliver the results you are looking for. In addition, our English Pronunciation Course required over six years of labor, research and technological investment in development. When you order our program, you are purchasing an ENTIRE and COMPLETE COURSE, and you will soon see that it is worth more than what you paid for it.
How do I know if I can keep up with the course?
Our English pronunciation training is self-paced. It is up to you how much time you spend working with program. Most of our clients take the course over a period of 1-3 months. The Pronunciation Workshop® English Pronunciation course may be played on your home, office, or notebook computer. Many of our clients work with this course while traveling or during their lunch hour.
I have been told that growth in my company is limited because of the way that I speak. Have you heard of this bias or prejudice happening to others?
Unfortunately, yes, we hear this quite often. The reality is that we live in a world where we are judged by how we look and how we sound. In today's marketplace, clear English pronunciation and communication skills are crucial. Corporations realize that improved English pronunciation abilities promote better public perception, increased productivity and efficiency while reducing stress in the workplace. Clear English pronunciation also makes a big difference when speaking on the telephone. Improved English pronunciation gives the impression that you are more intelligent and improves your company's image. You may have all the education and personality in the world; but if people have difficulty understanding what you say, career advancement opportunities may be limited and leadership roles may be unattainable. That is why our unique English pronunciation approach to pronunciation training can make such a difference in your life and your career.
How do I learn to hear my mistakes?
The Pronunciation Workshop® pronunciation training program focuses on listening skills and ear training. As you progress through the pronunciation course, you will quickly and easily learn the pronunciation errors you are currently making and what you need to do to resolve these errors. As your pronunciation awareness level is raised, you will begin to spontaneously correct these errors and automatically your English pronunciation skills will improve.
Will the Pronunciation Workshop® English pronunciation training program help me achieve a higher score on the TOEFL exam or the TSE exam?
Yes, definitely! The higher you score on these exams, the better chance you will have at being admitted into North American colleges and universities. The TOEFL Exam has begun to test for the ability to speak American English. The Pronunciation Workshop® English pronunciation training program will give you the skills you need to be better prepared for the exam. To help you even more with your English comprehension scores, we are offering to all of our clients, free of charge, our 50-page printable manual "The 800 Most Commonly Used Idioms in America"*. This rich resource provides you with eight hundred of the most common everyday expressions used in the United States - what they mean and how to correctly incorporate them into your conversations. This will help you tremendously with your understanding of American English.
I know I have a heavy accent and people don't always understand me. What do you suggest?
If you feel that your English pronunciation is impacting your personal or professional life, we hope you will consider ordering Pronunciation Workshop's® English Pronunciation Video Training Course. While many non-native speakers have mastered the English language in many ways, their English pronunciation may be interfering with their ability to communicate effectively and be clearly understood. Some people experience frustration, embarrassment, and reduced self-confidence. If this describes you, you should really consider signing up for the Pronunciation Workshop® English pronunciation training program.
I have been speaking English with an accent for decades. Can I still change my English Pronunciation?
Certainly! Our English pronunciation training helps new English speakers and those who have been speaking English for many years. Most likely, no one has ever pointed out the English pronunciation errors that you make or shown you how to correct them. . Once you recognize your English pronunciation errors and are shown how to correct them, you will be on your way to using American English pronunciation more clearly.
Is there a chance that my employer will pay for your English pronunciation training program?
Many employers will eagerly pay for you to take our reasonably priced and very effective English pronunciation training program because improving your English Pronunciation will have such a positive impact in your workplace. But each company is different, so you should speak with your supervisor and/or Human Resource Department about their policy. Also, have them call us so we can explain our English pronunciation training program and the range of services we provide: 847.681.9177. We also would be happy to send you a Pronunciation Workshop Invoice, which you can submit to your employer for English pronunciation training.
Pronunciation Workshop® also offers multiple license English Pronunciation packages designed for call centers, universities and corporations to provide our specialized English pronunciation training to groups. Ask your Human Resource or Training director to visit our Corporate Solutions page, or contact us or call us at 847.681.9177 for further information on our English Pronunciation programs.
I have just completed all the video sessions and would like to work with a Pronunciation Workshop® Speech Language Pathologist directly either with English Pronunciation Virtual Workshops and/or Pronunciation Workshop® Tele-coaching. How are the sessions scheduled?
Please contact us via telephone or email and we would be happy to schedule our Virtual English Pronunciation training for you.
Our company is located outside of the United States and our employees must use proper English pronunciation when dealing with our western customers. Do you travel abroad to conduct on-site English pronunciation training for our staff?
Yes. Our staff of Pronunciation Workshop® Speech Language Pathologists will travel to your location. Please contact us via email or call us to discuss your needs.
I wish to order the Pronunciation Workshop® English Pronunciation program on disc, however, my computer can only play CDs. It cannot play a DVD. Can I purchase your English pronunciation program on CD?
Yes. If you do not have a DVD drive on your computer and require a CD, contact us and we will arrange to have a shipment of our English pronunciation program sent out to you on CD.
Can I purchase the Pronunciation Workshop® English Pronunciation Video Training Course in any stores?
No, the Pronunciation Workshop® English Pronunciation Video Training Course is ONLY available directly from Pronunciation Workshop®.
What is your return policy on the Pronunciation Workshop® English Pronunciation Video Course?
If your Pronunciation Workshop® license was not activated, a full refund (less shipping and handling costs) is available within 90 days from the date of purchase. Every English pronunciation Video Training course sold is accompanied by a user license. Due to the valuable nature of this product and the possibility of piracy and illegal reproduction, in order to receive a credit for an item returned, the user license must not have been activated. If the license was activated, no refund will be issued. If you choose our 3 Easy Payment option, you are under obligation to complete all three payments if your license has been activated.
If you purchased a One-Week Trial, you will receive 7-day access to TWO Pronunciation Workshop Video Training Classes with access to printable material. After your trial period, you will automatically be given direct access to the entire Pronunciation Workshop Video Training Library and will be charged the low price of $79.99 for only three consecutive months. You must contact us during the trial period to cancel. No refunds will be issued following the trial period.
I have just completed the Pronunciation Workshop® English Pronunciation Video Training course and loved it. There are so many other people like me who wish to improve their English pronunciation. Is there a way I can earn money telling others about your program?
Many individuals are making excellent money just by recommending our English pronunciation training to others as a Pronunciation Workshop® Affiliates. We offer commissions and tools to help you succeed when selling our English pronunciation course. Contact us for further information and to sign up as a Pronunciation Workshop® Affiliate!
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