For people with mild or strong foreign accents — or those who want to improve their speech — UPMC offers a 13-week accent modification program.
Foreign accent modification is a defined method for changing speech patterns to help achieve clear English:
Our goal at the UPMC foreign accent modification program is to help you communicate better in work and social settings, giving you greater confidence.
You may want to complete our training program if your accent affects your ability to:
Based on the Compton Pronouncing English as a Second Language (P-ESL) program, you will learn:
Each client of UPMC's accent modification program receives:
Our program also offers weekly private tutoring sessions.