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The Accent Reduction Institute (ARI) is the internationally recognized leader in eliminating language barriers due to heavily accented speech. ARI's core offerings - accent reduction and accent comprehension - build effective communication that increase productivity, team collaboration, and client retention.

By maximizing the opportunities of today's global economy, ARI provides competitive advantages to organizations and their global workforce.

8 Reasons to Choose ARI

1

Exceptional Faculty:

ARI's faculty of accent reduction specialists are certified speech language pathologists, linguists, and/or voice instructors.
2

Scalability:

ARI has the ability to scale its American accent training programs to meet an organization's size and training needs.
3

Distance Learning Options:

American accent programs are available as distance learning courses using ARI's virtual classrooms.
 
4

Continuing Education Credits:

Because our American accent programs produce clear and effective communication in the corporate workforce, ARI has been approved to offer CPE credits to qualifying business professionals.
5

Cultural Competence:

Our faculty understand the nature of doing business in a global economy. They are also bilingual and know, first-hand, the difficulties of learning to use new pronunciation patterns.
6

Tackling the Sensitivity Issue:

Some people hesitate when discussing accent reduction training with their employees. At ARI, we give our clients specific techniques and step-by-step processes to talk about the objective of our accent reduction programs: eliminate language barriers while maintaining our unique cultural identity.
 
7

Proprietary Accent Reduction Courseware:

ARI's courseware is made available to every NATO personnel around the globe. Other clients using our curricula and methodology are the University of Michigan, Cornell University, and Fortune 100 companies. View our accent reduction training client list.
8

Recognition as the Industry Leader:

Many companies claim to be the industry leader in accent reduction, but only ARI has the track record to prove it. ARI's leadership has been featured in The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, AOL Daily Finance, and on CBS Radio National News, Voice of America, and in a special report by Brian Williams for NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams. See the full list of news coverage and interviews.
 

From Our Clients

"I used to dread talking on the phone. I was always trying to find ways to write; if I write then the person can read it. Talking on the phone was so awful, but now I have a telephone conversation and nobody asks me to repeat myself. It's really exciting!"

- Yasmin Zakari, ARI Participant and ESL Student

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