Designed for individuals who speak English as a second language, this course develops clear, melodious speech patterns. Accurate enunciation is highlighted, with a focus on the mouth positions and airflow patterns of Canadian English vowel and consonant sounds. Melodic patterns and voice dynamics are also addressed, with attention to rhythm, stress, intonation, linking, phrasing, rate of speech and voice projection. The effectiveness of this group training is enhanced by detailed individual diagnostic assessments and by supplementary home-study using course tapes/CDs and audio equipment.
Group sizes typically range from six to ten participants. We also accommodate smaller groups of two to five people and offer individual coaching.
Scheduling details are arranged based on your preferences. A course is typically conducted in a series of weekly two-hour sessions lasting ten to twenty weeks. If you prefer other scheduling arrangements, please let us know so that we can accommodate you. Time slots are available both within and outside of business hours.
In most cases, training is provided on-site at your location. Centres currently served include Toronto/GTA, Waterloo Region, Ottawa, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver. Clients outside of these areas may opt for one of Gandy’s e-learning courses.
For information on fees for various course lengths and group sizes, please contact us.
Arranging a course
A course can be organized in a matter of days or weeks, beginning with a complimentary needs assessment. To arrange training, please contact us.