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Ric Morris Elocution/ Accent Reduction Tutor (Brighton)

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Hi. I am a Brighton based tutor specialising in pronunciation, accent reduction and elocution.
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
Skype tutoring is available.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
I specialise in intensive individually-focused training in pronunciation, accent reduction and elocution.
Tell me about your qualifications.
I have a Master's degree in English Language Teaching (including Phonetics & Phonology), and the Trinity Certificate in TEFL.
What kind of experience do you have?
I come from an English Language teaching and linguistics background, starting in 2000. I have taught in private language schools and taught Business English for clients in major companies. After completing my MA, I have been an associate lecturer at the Universities of Surrey and Sussex. I am an Examiner and Examinations Writer for two well-known exam boards. I have considerable experience in creating intensive individual courses in pronunciation and accent training, drawing on my training in phonetics and my experience as a public speaker and a performer of improvised comedy.
How much do you charge?
£35 an hour.
Block booking: 8 sessions for the price of 7 (taken at the same time every week and paid in advance).
Where do you teach?
I have my own training room in central Hove.
I can also do sessions using Skype.
When are you available?
Mondays to Fridays
Which ages and levels do you teach?
Adults and young adults.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
British Voice Association
Where and with whom did you train?
University of Reading: Master of Arts English Language Teaching 2007 (Distinction)
Trinity Certificate in TEFL 2000
Tell me about some of your current students.
- a Spanish social worker wanting to improve her English accent
- a hypnotherapist working on improving the quality of his voice
- an a French university lecturer working on her conference presentation
- a newly-qualified Primary English teacher improving her understanding of phonetics
- a Russian working in the financial sector who wanted to improve her social and business speaking
- an English new business owner brushing up his speaking skills
- a Czech lawyer improving her accent and presentation skills
- a Hungarian woman wanting to improve her employment prospects
- a Polish couple working on their spoken English
- a British teenager preparing for a telephone interview