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Tracey Ingram
Chicago, IL
I enjoy helping people communicate more effectively by providing coaching and training sessions
Interests: Spending time with family, close friends, and loved ones. Playing tennis, biking, swimming, writing books and articles for publication, reading, traveling and learning foreign languages
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7 Weeks to a Better American Accent for Native Mandarin Speakers Review by David Yontz The workbook, 7 weeks to a Better American Accent for Native Mandarin Speakers is a fantastic resource for any native Mandarin speaker hoping to improve his or her English pronounciation. Divided into 16 tracks specifically... Continue reading
7 Weeks to a Better American Accent students continue to succeed. Here's a quote from the series: "Many native Chinese speakers can master English grammar but are not able to get rid of their accent no matter how many years they practice. Tracey's book offers a well laid out 7... Continue reading
7 weeks to a Better American Accent for Native Chinese Speakers is recommended by a top ESL instructor. Take a look at her review published on Amazon.com. "As an instructor with over 12 years of teaching English as a second language formerly at two of the City Colleges of Chicago,... Continue reading
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NATIVE CHINESE STUDENT IMPROVES AMERICAN ACCENT 7 weeks to a Better American Accent continues to help the Native Chinese to improve their American Accent. The series has a 70 page work book that is divided by 7 weeks, with Mp3's that are available that will help improve your American Accent.... Continue reading
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Independence day means freedom in America. Freedom means different things to different people. Freedom from not speaking clearly. Freedom from fear of speaking because people ask you to repeat. 7 Weeks to a Better American Accent series continues to deliver and helps the Native Chinese by providing specialized strategies to... Continue reading
American Accent Training Customized Program is having its annual Summer Promotion Customized American Accent Lessons are available at 50% off. Regular price $997 for 6 lessons Priced now $450 plus materials Sign up now....Limited number of students will be taken. Great time for new students to try American Accent Training... Continue reading
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NEW BOOK SERIES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES & CHRONIC DISEASES Our publisher Sovereign Language Press has now merged with Sovereign Education Media to bring you a lot more variety and valuable content. Sovereign Education Media has published the first volume of a new series for people with disabilities and chronic... Continue reading
The number one question I get from students who are well established professionals and executives who speak english as a second language is, "Will this program work for me as an adult"? "Is it too late"? Many times my professionals feel that they are at a disadvantage due to their... Continue reading
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On February 10th, 2013 the Chinese New year of the black snake begins! This 2013 year of the snake means that focus and discipline will be necessary for you to accomplish your accomplishments. The snake represents intelligence, wisdom, and self control. The snake is the 6th sign of the Chinese... Continue reading
Huge Help for My Students As an instructor with over 12 years of teaching English as a second language, formerly at two of the City Colleges of Chicago, and who presently teaches privately in Evanston, I highly recommend this program to my Chinese students. The course starts out with a... Continue reading
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TESTIMONIAL 7 Weeks to a Better American Accent Series will help give you specialized strategies to succed in speaking American English correctly "Speaking English is always frustrating for us Mandarin native speakers. However it will be a totally different story if we really master those tricks with an Insiders help.... Continue reading
7 weeks to a Better American Accent for Native Mandarin Speakers - Volume 1 "Many Native Chinese speakers can master English grammar but are not able to get rid of their accent no matter how many years they practice. Tracey's book offers a well laid out 7 week course that... Continue reading
Native Chinese Improve American English Pronunciation in 7 Weeks - Written by David Yontz 7 weeks to a Better American Accent for NativeMandarin Speakers - Volume, 1, published by Sovereign Language Press, is a new resource for native Chinese professionals and students hoping to improve his or her English pronunciation.... Continue reading
This is the most common question that I hear from students of all nationalities. Everyone tells me that they have been told that after a certain age it is IMPOSSIBLE to change their accent. I am here to tell you that it can be done. It will take focused practice,... Continue reading
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WEEK 7 - Tips on building an Advanced Level Vocabulary It is possible to communicate effectively without using a lot of very big words. In fact, one never complete vocabulary acquisition; it is a lifelong process for everyone!! So what is the BIG deal anyway about building an advanced level... Continue reading
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WEEK 6 - You'll start discovering the sercrets of using common American idiomatic expressions in everyday conversations. Like it or not, the American workplace and most social scenes are full of colorful idioms and expressions. People don't begin a project; they get a project off the ground. Many professionals who... Continue reading
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WEEK 5 - You'll learn to optimize fluency and word associations Learning how to optimize fluency and word associations can be difficult for many native Mandarin speakers. Chinese characters start with consonants and end with either a vowel or a nasalized consonant (n or ng.) When learning how to differentiate... Continue reading
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WEEK 4 - Mastering Intonation (The rhythm and flow) of the American English language. There are so many aspects of communication in all languages. There are many clues when you observe body language and facial expressions. For example, you can tell if someone is happy or sad often by looking... Continue reading
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WEEK 3 - You'll be connecting phrases and sentences with ease while improving your speaking rate. Many times you have a list of items and are linking two or more short messages into one. What's the best way to do this??? When linking phrases, each prase will end on a... Continue reading
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WEEK 2 - Sharpen your listening skills to enhance speek production After working with many students, I have discovered that it is difficult for my students to produce certain English sounds because it is hard for them to perceive the sound. Learning how to discriminate among various sounds that are... Continue reading
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7 weeks to a Better American Accent for Native Mandarin Speakers - volume 1 was written specifically for the Native Chinese speaker to overcome language challenges while improving their spoken English. Each of the seven sections is divided by weeks. By the end of the seven weeks, you will have... Continue reading
Are you still struggling to achieve the American Accent? Here are the top 10 Benefits for hiring an Accent coach: An American accent coach can help identify the error patterns you make when you speak. An American accent coach will be able to give you constructive feedback on your error... Continue reading
Native Chinese speakers face enormous challenges trying to improve their spoken American English pronunciation. The series, "7 weeks to a Better American Accent for Native Mandarin Speakers - volume 1, published by Sovereign Language Press provides a user friendly, workbook with audio tracks that are created to enhance learning. This... Continue reading
Do people often ask you to slow down??? or do they often ask you to repeat yourself??? Many non-native English speakers have a habit of speaking English too quickly!!! This makes it very difficult for Native English speakers to understand them. Sometimes I feel non-Native English speakers speak quickly because... Continue reading