Profession: Language Training & Accent Reduction
Power Team: Business Services
Melanie is looking to meet:
- Executives (CEOs, VPs) and/or small business owners who are non-native English speakers
- Human Resource Directors (VPs), CHROs, especially of global or foreign companies
- Training Directors/Managers or Chief Learning Officers (CLOs)
- Call Centers or BPO directors
- Educators/directors at colleges (especially community colleges) or schools
- College students (non-native speakers) taking the TOEFL exams or preparing for job interviews
- Executive/leadership coaches
- Career coaches
- Immigration attorneys
- Agents/managers in the entertainment and sports industries
- Professionals working at international consulates, embassies, chambers of commerce
SpeechFox offers custom-tailored language lessons for English language learning (specializing in accent reduction and business presentation/communication/media skills) as well as custom language tutoring services for world languages.
Melanie customizes her classes to fit the unique needs of each client, based on his/her native language, English proficiency, and personal and/or business goals. She designs her classes based on applications
of principles in phonetics and phonology in a way that is accessible, practical, and enjoyable for clients. Melanie's expertise includes business presentation skills, public speaking, and white-glove customer service for elite clientele. She focuses on pronunciation, but can also incorporate: grammar, listening comprehension, reading comprehension, TOEIC/TOEFL preparation, business writing, creative writing, speech writing, and other presentation skills upon request.
Melanie is also knowledgeable in the area of computer assisted language learning, and often recommends supplemental software to complement the live classes. For English language learning, she uses BurlingtonEnglish software, which includes content in life skills as well as 40+ industries with support for 30+ native languages. Using BurlingtonEnglish software, Melanie also designs and implements training for corporations, colleges, and adult schools – using customized online, blended model training formats.
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About Melanie Fox:
Melanie Fox holds a Master's of Linguistics from Georgetown University and has 15 years of experience in the language education and professional development industries. She offers private and semi-private dialect coaching (including accent reduction) for executives, performers, and other professionals.
She is a native speaker of American English, fluent in Spanish, proficient in Italian, and dabbles in Cantonese, Brazilian Portuguese and a number of other languages.
Melanie Specializes in:
I specialize in accent reduction, dialect coaching, speech coaching for business, and customized private world language tutoring (at home, work, or via live virtual classroom).
SpeechFox serves a multitude of industries.
Some of the most popular are:
- Entertainment / Sports