Pronunciation and Phonetics
Online Course 

-On Demand-

This course will be divided in three levels

Duration: 8 weeks per level (the fee indicated below is per level)

Next starting date on 4th March, 2024. (Last vacancies!)


Course description and objectives

The main goal of this course is to provide you with tools for immediate improvement in your pronunciation as well as a solid, yet concise, theoretical background on Phonetics.


Our approach to Phonetics will be a brain friendly, fun and practical one, making sure you just get just the basic theory to base your decisions on while offering plenty of practice to achieve your goals successfully.

This course will help you to:

  • Make your English sound clear (or clearer)
  • Increase your confidence in pronunciation
  • Delve into the realm of phonetics
  • Sound more British!

Who is this for?

This Pronunciation and Phonetics Course is designed for students of teaching training courses, translation courses, or any student of English with at least an intermediate level of language. Of course, it is also meant for teachers and translators who would like to revise and brush up some concepts and polish their pronunciation. In any case, having a solid intermediate level of English is essential to understand the videos and material with ease. However, the level 1 course will start from zero as to what Phonetics concerns.

Level 1

Contents: What will this course cover?

  • Basic theoretical framework  
    -What RP is- An overview on Pronunciation
    -IPA chart and its importance
    -Speech processes and organs

  • Short vowel sounds and long vowel sounds
  • Diphthongs and triphthongs
  • Consonants (manner and place of articulation; voice and voiceless)
  • Plosives, Fricatives, Affricates, Nasals, Lateral, Glottal
  • Semi vowels and approximant /r/
  • Minimal pairs (confusing words differing in just one sound)
  • Initiation to transcription (word and phrases)

Level 2

Contents: What will this course cover?

  • Silent consonants 
  • Homophones (same pronunciation, different spelling)
  • Silent E rule
  • Clear and dark lateral /l/
  • Glottal T
  • Latest changes on vowel sounds
  • Connected Speech processes:
    - Consonant + vowel
    - Consonant + consonant
    - Vowel + vowel
    - Assimilation
    - Consonant and vowel elision
    - Linking /r/ 
  • Vowel schwa (Strong and weak form of words)
  • Voiced and unvoiced endings for plurals and third person singular
  • Further exploration into Transcription (sentence and short fragments transcription)

Level 3

Contents: What will this course cover?

  • Introduction to suprasegmental features
  • Natural flow of speech
  • Content words and structural words
  • Stress and accent
    -Stress and meaning (word stress and sentence stress)
    -Stress in compound nouns
    -Word stress and grammatical category
  • Intro to Intonation and intonational phrases (IPs)
  • The 3 Ts: Tonality, tonicity and tone
  • Types of intonation
    -Intonation in Question Tags
    -Intonation in WH and Yes/No Questions
    - Intonation to show mood and emotions
    - Intonation in statements, exclamations, commands, lists and adverbials.
  • Analysis of real spoken material
  • Further exploration into Transcription (transcription + intonation)


Modality and Organization

This course on Pronunciation and Phonetics will be online (no live connections- on demand) and we will use the virtual platform Google Classroom (you will need a Gmail account). There you will find all the material organized in sections.


  • Recorded videos with the teacher’s explanation and examples
  • PDF docs with theory and material used in videos
  • Worksheets  to practise
  • Audios included as part of self-practice
  • Extra real material and videos suggested
  • Key for self- correction
  • Tutoring during all the course

Assessment: Initial, mid-term and final assessment

  • Initial pronunciation assessment: you will be asked to send a recorded short text (only once)
  • Mid-term assessment will consist of 2 recordings
  • Final assessment: you will be asked to send a final recording to assess improvement

Personalised detailed Feedback will be given on mid-term assessment tasks and final task (not on the initial one)

NOTE: Certification of completion will be sent to all of those who have completed all the assessment stages and shown improvement (without exception).

Certificates are issued per each level finished.

About the teacher (mini Bio)



Roxana Areán is a graduate English Teacher and a Literary, Scientific and Technical Translator (Cultural Inglesa de Buenos Aires) with a Master’s degree in Audiovisual translation from the University of Cadiz, Spain.

She’s also a certified Neurolanguage Coach® (Efficient Language Coaching, UK) and holds a Diploma in English Phonetics and Phonology from UNLZ (Buenos Aires, Argentina).

She has worked in several institutions teaching all ages and levels but has been teaching mostly adults and young adults lately. She is the founder, coordinator and head teacher of Dream On ELC; an online academy which has been designing and delivering online courses and Webinars for more than 6 years now.

In the last years, she's been fully devoted to studying the human brain and the mind and applying scientifically proven techniques that have had great results and which keep thousands of students satisfied. She's a certified Biodecoder, currently studying Applied Neuroscience and is doing the Neuropsychoeducator course at Asociación Educar (AE), Argentina.

She has also worked as a teacher for CIBADIST and is an active member of AATI (Asociación Argentina de Traductores e Intérpretes).


Course Fees

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Argentina
Most Popular Offer

Full Course- 3 levels: (6 months)



Single payment of just$AR 74.100.- 59.700

(all credit cards accepted)

This offer expires in:

01
Days
22
Hours
12
Minutes
00
Seconds

Bank transfer or deposit 

CBU: 0720383988000035572440

Titular: Roxana Anahí Areán 

Número de cuenta corriente: 383-355724/4

Alias: DreamOn


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Argentina
Only One Level

1 level (2 months)


Single payment of just $AR 34.990 24.700


This offer expires in:

01
Days
22
Hours
12
Minutes
00
Seconds

Bank transfer or deposit 

CBU: 0720383988000035572440

Titular: Roxana Anahí Areán 

Número de cuenta corriente: 383-355724/4

Alias: DreamOn


Credit card (Mercado pago)

IMPORTANT: Once you make your payment, please send us the receipt photo to:  info@dreamon-elc.com so that we can finish your enrolment process.

Other countries:
Most popular Offer

Full course- 3 levels (6 months)

Single payment of justUSD 381 190

This offer expires in:

01
Days
22
Hours
12
Minutes
00
Seconds

Paypal (All credit and debit cards accepted)

Other countries:
Only One Level

1 level (2 months)

Single payment of justUSD 97 79

This offer expires in:


01
Days
22
Hours
12
Minutes
00
Seconds

Paypal (All credit and debit cards accepted)

IMPORTANT: Once you make your payment, please send us the receipt photo to:  info@dreamon-elc.com so that we can finish your enrolment process.

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