More Accent Reduction - American English

at Santa Monica College

Course Details
$108 3 seats left
Start Date:

Tue, Feb 28, 6:30pm - Apr 04, 8:30pm Pacific Time (6 sessions)

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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10
System Requirements:

Students are required to have internet access necessary devices, and a valid email address that student check regularly in order to take these classes.

Class Delivery:

Our Remote Live classes are conducted virtually using the platform of the instructor's choosing (Zoom, Skype...etc.) Meeting information will be emailed to students on the roster prior to the start of the class, therefore it is advised that students register as soon as possible.

Teacher: Nicola McGee

What you'll learn in this english pronunciation class:

Do people often ask you to repeat what you’ve said? Is a thick accent preventing you from advancing professionally? 

In an interactive, information-packed course which covers the first half of our textbook, learn the secrets to speaking clear, easily understood American English, and find out how to avoid--or fix--the most common errors made by foreign speakers of English, regardless of their native language. 

Required textbook (Student needs to purchase prior to start of class): 

  • Mastering the American Accent Second Edition, (black cover with downloadable audio) by Lisa Mojsin
    (ISBN: 978-1-4380-0810-3)

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

School Notes:

You MUST have and input a valid California address and US phone number when signing up for Santa Monica College courses, or you may be rejected from the course. If you do not have a valid US address and phone number, your enrollment will not be accepted.


Santa Monica College's Community Education Office operates from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday, excluding weekends and holidays. Please bring your CourseHorse purchase confirmation with you to class. Your Classroom information is noted in the Special Notes. If you do not have a classroom on your purchase receipt, please reach out to [email protected]

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Refund Policy

NO CANCELLATIONS AFTER A CLASS HAS BEGUN, so choose courses carefully!

  • Requests for withdrawal from a class must be submitted in writing via email at least seven (7) business days before the start date of the class; receipt of requests made via other methods, such as phone messages, cannot be guaranteed.
  • You may receive a credit voucher applicable to future Community Education classes, which is valid for two years from the date of issue.
  • A minimum service charge of $10 per class cancellation will be withheld.
  • Refunds are granted ONLY if a class is cancelled, discontinued, or rescheduled.
  • In the instance of cancelled classes, course fee is automatically refunded.
  • Credit card refunds are processed with seven business days, check and cash refunds will be issued by check within 45 business days.


  • To transfer to another class, request must be submitted in writing via email at least seven (7) business days before the original class meets.
  • A minimum service charge of $10 per class transfer will be deducted. 

Important Information:

  • Refunds are NOT issued for absences nor prorated for late registrations.
  • Missed class meetings may not be made up in another class. There is no auditing of classes.
  • Students are highly encouraged to register before class begins.
  • Returned checks will be subject to a $25 handling charge.

Some high demand classes, such as Glass Fusing and Good Times Travel day trips, have separate and different refund policies stating that all registrations are final, and no refunds, credits, or transfers will be given. Please bear that in mind when registering for those classes.

Start Dates (1)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:30pm - 8:30pm Pacific Time Nicola McGee 6 $108
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Tue, Mar 07 6:30pm - 8:30pm Pacific Time Nicola McGee
Tue, Mar 14 6:30pm - 8:30pm Pacific Time Nicola McGee
Tue, Mar 21 6:30pm - 8:30pm Pacific Time Nicola McGee
Tue, Mar 28 6:30pm - 8:30pm Pacific Time Nicola McGee
Tue, Apr 04 6:30pm - 8:30pm Pacific Time Nicola McGee

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More Accent Reduction - American English
Reviewed by Anonymous on 5/25/2016
Great teacher and great class mates
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