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American English learners use fewer pitches than native speakers do

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Pro Pitch Mastery

 

Discover the
solution by studying
how
comedians use
pitch to communicate

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identify high,
low, and wavering
pitches

copy pitch
patterns and
get immediate
feedback

Analyze authentic
language from
native speaking
comedians

english needs contrast.

 

You may already feel that your american English pronunciation has good vowels, consonants, and basic sounds.

However, these are not enough.

Truly natural speech requires a variety of pitches: high pitches for stress, low pitches for reductions, as well as different pitch registers across sentences.

This is because, without pitch, it is difficult to know where one word ends and the next word begins.

This is especially true when using reductions, linking, and other tools for natural, conversational speech.

If you feel that people are having some difficulty understanding you, or that your speech is flat/monotone/robotic, pitch may be the answer to your problems.

So, let's explore how comedians use pitch to deliver their jokes and stories to connect with their audiences. You will hear native speakers as models, as well as your classmates and the differences between native and nonnative pitch patterns. You will have the chance to practice each pattern yourself and get immediate feedback so you can immediately change your sound in american english.


 

 Book your seat for
June 20th, 16:00-17:30
(New York)

 

 Book your seat for June 27th, 08:30AM-10:00AM
(New York)

 

or
 

what students will discover

*the difference between Pitch vs intonation

*the difference in pitch between stressed and unstressed sounds

*what it means to sound flat, to 
have pitches that are too
high/low, as well as what sounds
natural

*How Pitch impacts Emotion        

module 1: Introduction to Pitch

learn what pitch is, complete with practice
scale exercises and comparisons
with intonation

module 2: Function

study the roles of pitch in stressing and
reducing words in sho
rt phrases as well
as whole sentences



 


module 3: Models

listen to samples of monologue from a
comedian who is a native speaker, with opportunities to imitate and receive
immediate feedback

 


module 4: nonnative feedback
Final independent practice sentences to

implement the techniques that

native speakers used

what students said about our
courses, including our other pitch
workshop, pitch apprenticeship


 



I’m required to imitate the speech and got instant feedback in how well I did or where I could improve, which I found very helpful

It was good to have spontaneous review from Geoff. I can’t wait to watch and practice again and again.

Now that I heard people speaking, I can recognize those patterns that I had learnt and that helps me to improve my speech over time.

I really enjoy taking the course.

What students have said
about our courses


 



*perfectionist english learners
*people worried about sounding flat/monotone
*people who believe they are misunderstood
*passionate language-learners
*people who  are open to new approaches
*people who want to sound natural

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Who should become
a pro pitch master?



 



*more worried about mouth position
*not willing to record themselves
*not able to study on their own
*want to use the same approaches they always have
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What do i receive?


 

Buying a seat, whether on screen or
webinar viewer, will give you:


*access to the workshop you reserve

*an mp3 + mp4 of the june 20th
and june 27th workshops

*complimentary access to our
foundational pitch video course, 
Pitch apprenticeship

 


who should not become
a pro pitch master
?


 

 Book your seat for
June 20th, 16:00-17:30
(New York)

 



how long is the Workshop?
the class is about 75-90 minutes long.

what is the format of the course?
the course consists of a live workshop with 
english learners from different countries. We explore
four modules, covering a basic defin
ition of pitch, 
exercises to expand your range of pitches, 
an overview of american english used by comedians,
as well as a feedback given to
the students live during the workshop


What happens when I buy the course?
once you purchase a seat, you will receive
an email
with a link to the classroom.

Can i get a refund?
refunds must be requested within 7 days of purchase and
will be processed upon completion of a survey, which must
be completed during those same 7 days. if you have any
hesitation at all about purchasing, i do not recommend
purchasing the course.
 

Where do I reserve a seat for pro pitch mastery?
you can reserve a space in the workshop in
the middle of the page, or right here:

















What is "on screen student" and
"webinar student"?
On screen students ppear on screen with the facilitator, 
geoff. They participate actively in the exercises with audio
from their microphones to receive immediate feedback. 
Because of this increased interaction, on screen students
are limited to 5 seats maximum.

webinar students can watch the workshop and interact
with the facilitator, geoff, through the chat. However,
they do not appear on screen and cannot provide audio
via their microphone.

 

FAq

 Book your seat for June 27th, 08:30AM-10:00AM
(New York)

 

or
 

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