ELP students

Pronouncing American English

Course Dates and Time: 

January 17 - March 17, 2023
March 20 - May 11, 2023
June 20 - August 11, 2023
August 22 - October 13, 2023
October 16 - December 19, 2023

Cost: $450

You will improve your pronunciation skills for effective communication. The course is designed to help you develop fluency, clarity, and understanding of spoken English through study and practice of pronunciation that can be difficult for students from most language backgrounds. Speech recognition technology is used in this course to assess your pronunciation skills and provide opportunities for you to practice American English sounds, intonations, and rhythm.

This course will help you:

  • build fluency and confidence in speaking in English.
  • develop effective listening skills and acquire a broad range of English vocabulary.
  • improve your accuracy in the production of phonetic sounds.
  • speak with appropriate stress and intonation patterns.

Cancellation and Refund Policies:

Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date, based on minimum enrollment. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible. You may cancel your registration up until the end of the first week of classes. After that date, no refunds will be given. Cancellations must be received via email at geo-elp@vcu.edu