American English Communication for Asian Indians

Connect More Effectively with Americans using this Simple System | taught by Susan Ryan

Course description

Are You Communicating Clearly and Effectively with Americans?

With straightforward advice, American Accent specialist Susan Ryan will show you how to speak so that Americans will easily understand you.

Learn the correct pace and rhythm of American English. This is the most fundamental and important concept behind clear, confident and effective communication with Americans...And the most critical skill that Asian Indians need to learn!

Susan has used her time-tested American accent learning system with hundreds of Indian professionals just like you. Her methods and strategies have helped engineers, IT professionals, academics, doctors and sales people to communicate and connect with their American colleagues and clients.

Now, for the first time, you can get access to these same success strategies as a self-study course.

You'll get access to 14 learning modules containing 34 audios, 10 videos, 34 pdfs and links to additional resources & informative websites.



Susan Ryan
Susan Ryan
American Accent Specialist

Susan Ryan is an American accent specialist and communication coach at ConfidentVoice.com. She is the author of the American Accent Fundamentals iBook and creator of the American Accent for IT Professionals course on Udemy. Since 2007, she has helped hundreds of highly skilled foreign professionals speak American English clearly and confidently. Susan looks forward to teaching, guiding and partnering with you in achieving your communication goals.

Course Curriculum

Indian English Speakers, Why You Speak with an Accent
1.1 Indian English Speakers- Why You Have an Accent FREE
1.2 Best Practices for Using the Lessons FREE
1.3 Strategies for Practice
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How to Say People & Place Names Using the 15 American Vowel Sounds
2.1 Module overview
2.2 The 15 American English Vowel Sounds
2.3 Pronouncing Men's Names
2.4 Pronouncing Women's Names
2.5 Pronouncing North American Cities FREE
2.6 Quiz: American English Vowel Sounds
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The 15 American Vowel Sounds Video Tutorials
10:53
3.1 Module overview
3.2 Vowel Sounds Green, Silver, Gray, Red & Black
3.3 Vowel Sounds Purple, Mustard & Olive
3.4 Vowel Sounds Blue, Wood, Rose, Brown & Auburn
3.5 Vowel Sounds White & Turquoise
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Mastering Problematic Vowel Sounds
4.1Module overview
4.2 Comparing Vowel Sounds ɛ as in Red & ae as in Black
4.3 Pronouncing Say, Says & Said with the Correct Vowel Sounds FREE
4.4 Comparing Vowel Sounds ae as in Black & ɑ as in Olive
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The Many Sounds of the Letter O
5.1 Module overview
5.2 Do you Know the Sounds of the Letter O?
5.3 Quiz: Problematic Vowel Sounds
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Video Case Study Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO
6.1 Video Case Study~Satya Nadella
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The Most Common Sound in American English
02:33
7.1 Module overview
7.2 What's the Schwa Vowel Sound?
7.3 Schwa is the Most Common Sound
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Make Your Words Clear with Syllable Stress
8.1 Module overview
8.2 Top 3 Rules for Pronouncing 2 Syllable Words
8.3 Stressing Compound Nouns Correctly
8.4 Stressing Phrasal Verbs Correctly
8.5 Quiz: Pronouncing 2 Syllable Words Correctly
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Video Case Study Neerja Raman, Stanford Professor
9.1 Video Case Study Neerja Raman, Stanford Professor
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Pronouncing Longer Words with the Correct Syllable Stress
10.1 Module overview
10.2 How to pronounce: optimize, strategize & economize
10.3 How to pronounce variability, flexibility & accountability
10.4 Master List of Syllable Stress Patterns
10.5 Quiz: Using Syllable Stress to Say Longer Words Correctly
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Video Case Study Shiv Khera, Motivational Speaker
11.1 Video Case Study Shiv Khera, Motivational Speaker & Author
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Mastering Problematic Consonant Sounds for Indians 1
02:06
12.1 Module overview
12.2 The W & V Sounds, What's the Difference?
12.3 Pronouncing the W Sound in Sentences
12.4 Pronouncing the V Sound in Sentences
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Mastering Problematic Consonant Sounds for Indians 2
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13.1 Module overview
13.2 How to Pronounce The American English Th Sounds
13.3 Pronouncing Everyday Words Correctly with the Voiced TH Sound
13.4 Pronouncing Everyday Words Correctly with the Voiceless TH Sound
13.5 Quiz: Pronouncing Problematic Consonant Sounds
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Speaking Smoothly with Focus Words, Pauses & Intonation
14.1 Module overview
14.2 These Words Should be Stressed
14.3 Using Intonation to Sound Clear & Engaging
14.4 Asking Questions Clearly & Correctly
14.5 Using Intonation to Make Your Message Clear
14.6 Quiz: Using Intonation Patterns Correctly
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Video Case Study Sundar Pitchai, Google VP
15.1 Video Case Study Sundar Pitchai, Google VP
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How to Pronounce Numbers Clearly
16.1 Module overview
16.2 Pronouncing Numbers Clearly & Correctly
16.3 Quiz: Pronouncing Numbers
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Connect with Others Using Everyday Dialogs
17.1 Module overview
17.2 How to Sound Friendly in Greetings & Affirmations
17.3 Making Friendly Small Talk with Your Colleagues
17.4 Ordering Food at a Restaurant
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Speaking Clearly in the Workplace
18.1 Module overview
18.2 Speaking Clearly at a Sales Meeting
18.3 Telling People About Your Job
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Course Checklist & Next Steps
19.1 Module overview
19.2 Quiz: Learning Checklist
19.3 Next Steps
19.4 Additional Resources
19.5 Last Words
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