Phonetics 101—IPA for Actors

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Phonetics 101—IPA for Actors


Want to get better at doing accents?
Want to learn how to make new speech sounds?
Want to learn skills that will help you breathe life into text?
Speech is a series of physical actions. The sounds are byproducts of these actions.
Phonetics is a way of precisely describing these physical actions.
Should you learn how to do this?
Well, yeah!

The webinar will take place on Saturday, May 20th from 12pm to 3:00pm EST. 

This 3 hour webinar is priced at $99, but I want everyone who needs it to be able to attend this class, so I'm offering 50% off for everyone who signs up before Monday, May 1st Use the code URLEEBERD at checkout.

The webinar will be recorded and available after-the-fact as well, so you can take advantage of the early bird discount even if you're not able to attend live.

The webinar will designed to as to be useful to non-live participants as well as live ones. (After-the-fact purchases will include the full set of resources provided to live participants.)


In this 3-hr webinar, I’ll teach you the basics of phonetics and the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). Some of the questions we’ll tackle together:

·      What are all the different possible speech actions?

·      Which languages and accents use these actions/sounds?

·      How can we describe these actions?

·      What are the IPA symbols for some of these actions?

·      What’s the difference between a vowel sound and a consonant sound?

·      What can I use phonetics for? How do I use it?

·      Will learning phonetics make me better at accents?

·      How can I keep learning phonetics and improving my skills?