Packard Communications
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Packard Communications

    The most experienced, highly trained instructors in the field of accent reduction and communication training

    The most effective training available - 70% or more improvement

    Lower costs of comparable training programs

    The widest variety of programs, each individually customized for you



Communication Assessment

  • Evaluations scheduled at a time convenient for you
  • Testing lasts approximately 1.5 hours
  • You read words and sentences, answer questions, and have a live conversation
  • We determine your exact, specific pronunciation differences: which vowels and consonants are different when you speak English
  • We also assess the melody of your speech (intonation), verbal language abilities, linking, nonverbal language, speech rate, volume every aspect of how you communicate
  • We analyze all testing data, determine your specific error patterns, and prioritize these
  • Results are provided in a 3-4 page report, which you keep
  • Testing is completed by a speech language pathologist with thousands of hours of experience assessing persons with an accent similar to you
  • Assessment includes an analysis of how you communicate at work
  • All evaluations are live either in-person or via online videoconference. We evaluate you not a recording of you
  • Includes in-person, telephone, or videoconference review of your assessment with your instructor
  • Private Accent Reduction Training

  • In-person 1:1 training in the Portland, Oregon area at our offices or we travel to your home or work
  • Live, online web-based training throughout the world
  • Convenient class times that fit your schedule, including evenings and weekends
  • Personalized and customized training tailored to directly target your specific speech differences
  • Training first targets speech sounds or intonation patterns which improve your speech the most
  • Improve your pronunciation (consonants and vowels), intonation, voice, rate, nonverbal language, business communication, social skills
  • Includes student workbook and accent reduction audio practice software
  • Includes personalized practice assignments and assigned homework
  • 24 hour support via email or phone
  • Includes a customized report outlining your percentage of improvement
  • The most experienced instructors in the field of accent reduction with thousands of hours of experience working with your accent
  • All training is hourly, no need to pre-pay for sessions you may not need. Only pay if you are improving
  • Includes workplace communication training
  • Small, Personal Accent Reduction Class

  • Classes held in the Portland, Oregon area
  • Only five students per class lots of live, personalized training
  • Classes meet once a week for 10 weeks
  • Each class is two hours long 20 total hours of instruction
  • Training in pronunciation (consonants and vowels), intonation, voice, speech rate, nonverbal language any aspect of how you communicate
  • Includes conversation training
  • Personalized instruction throughout the class, including practicing work communication
  • Includes student workbook and accent reduction audio practice software
  • Includes personalized practice assignments and assigned homework
  • 24 hour support via email or phone
  • Customized report outlining your percentage of improvement
  • Live, in-person training in a small class
  • The most experienced instructors in the field of accent reduction with thousands of hours of experience working with your accent
  • The only live, in-person accent reduction class in the Pacific Northwest
  • Self-guided Study with Private Consultation

  • We travel to you in the Portland, Oregon area or work with anyone in the world via live, online web-based training
  • Includes a full Communication Assessment
  • Customized self-guided training schedule based on the results of your assessment
  • Self-guided study materials student workbook and accent reduction audio practice software
  • Follow up accent reduction consultation and training sessions scheduled at time intervals you decide on
  • Includes a customized report outlining your percentage of improvement
  • The most experienced instructors in the field of accent reduction with thousands of hours of experience working with your accent
  • All training is hourly, no need to pre-pay for sessions you may not need. Only pay if you are improving

  • Corporate Training Programs

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