We believe everyone who wants to learn should be able to speak English fluently, without fear. Lingua East delivers in-person accent modification and speech training services to individuals in and around Charlotte, NC. Our speech trainer is a licensed, certified speech-language pathologist. She is fluent in Spanish, so she understands the struggles of communicating and living in a second language, as well as the challenges of being understood by native speakers of that language. Effective communication in a second language is attainable with the right training and practice. However, it’s hard to do on your own.
At Lingua East, we are committed to providing clients with quality speech training services. Our services are designed with a focus on working on the sounds and aspects of English that you need; there is no standard approach. With one-on-one attention and personalized training plans, every client receives a practice plan individualized for their busy schedule, with the aim of maximizing benefit from every training session for improved English communication in a variety of settings and with a variety of listeners.
Speech training services are based on the Compton Pronunciation of English as a Second Language (P-ESL) program, with adjustments made to modernize the outdated material to better suit clients wanting to learn useful English for today’s world. We make use of graphic displays of the speech signal in the form of spectrogram technology so you can see your speech on a screen. Clients often find this much more helpful than simply talking about what we hear. This matters, because sometimes, speakers with different language backgrounds hear sounds differently. At Lingua East, our expert speech trainer takes an individualized approach to each and every client, selecting the methods that will increase their success in speech training.
Learning a second language, especially English, is not an easy task. It takes courage to speak up, especially in uncomfortable situations. At Lingua East, we want to guide you to confident communication in English so you can be understood in a variety of situations. Our one-on-one services are designed with the individual in mind, and maximized for client success. We believe that everyone has something worth communicating. Lose the fear of communicating with native speakers in English, and let them hear your ideas!
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