Pronunciation

PronunciationIs your English all right, but do people sometimes struggle to understand what you are saying? Would you like to speak English confidently and reduce your accent? Then take our Pronunciation course. In 8 practical 90-minute sessions, you will learn which sounds are important in English, how they are formed, and which speech patterns ensure good intelligibility. You will quickly hear yourself improve as a result of the individual feedback you receive in this course. You will work with your own texts, so that the material and the content of the sessions always match your individual learning needs. This approach helps you to speak confidently and intelligibly in no time.

 

Classes

The focus of the classes is mainly on speaking. Assignments are done individually or in groups. The classes include activating exercises.

This course covers the following areas:

  • correctly forming vowels and consonants
  • common pronunciation problems
  • intonation
  • correctly placing syllable stress
  • word stress
  • word linking
  • self-correction
  • self-study strategies
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Target audience

Anyone who wants to improve his/her English pronunciation.

Objectives

Improving English pronunciation. Special attention is paid to learning how to produce the most important sounds of English, use of intonation, correctly placing syllable stress and emphasis in sentences. At the end of the course the participant feels more confident in these areas.

Length and certificate of participation

The course will be tailored to your individual needs.

Level and study load

To be able to follow this course, you need to be at B1 level or higher. If you are uncertain about your current level, contact one of our teachers for a free, no-obligation consultation: +31 30 4300 150.

Self-study

You will need to spend 3 to 4 hours per session on self-study activities.

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Course materials

English Pronunciation in Use Intermediate (ISBN: 9780521185141) is used in the classes. You can order the book through Bol.com.
The course fee does not include materials.

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This course is offered as a tailor-made programme for individuals or groups. The exam course can be taught more intensively (4 to 5 times a week) or less intensively (1 class per week, for example). The course structure is flexible and can be tailored to the needs of the student.

The classes can be taught at ULAC (Laan van Puntenburg 2A) or in-company.

The hourly fee for individual classes is €75. We offer discounts for students and those who wish to follow a course to enter post-secondary education. Please contact us to inform about a possible discount.

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This course is offered as a tailor-made programme for individuals or groups. If you’re interested in taking this course, please send an email to.