Keep Your Accent - Excel At Speech

4.7

(25 ratings)

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4 Weeks

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Cohort-based Course

If you want to know how to succeed at work and in life with a foreign accent, keep your accent and excel at speech. Next cohort early 2024.

Course overview

Calling all ambitious foreign nationals living in a U.S. metropolis

Are you ready to enhance your speaking skills in English with a communication confidence "breakthrough" so you become the trusted and respected leader you know you are?

Keep Your Accent--Excel At Speech™️ is for you if...

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You're a professional who speaks English as a second language at an advanced level.

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You're frustrated when asked to repeat yourself. You're stuck at a fluent, yet ineffective, level of English. Your speech is unpolished.

03

You want to be brave, clearly understood, and engaging when speaking English so that you gain the trust and respect you deserve.

My Promise On Your Journey

Find Your Rhythm

Are you lacking speech that connects with your listeners? Learn The Diamond Method™ so you can transform the speed, rhythm, and intonation of your speech and perform securely and effectively on the job.

Establish Newfound Clarity & Bravery

Do you feel generally insecure about the clarity of your speech? Face your fears in a safe space and gain essential speaking tools so that you can come out the other side exuding strength when you speak English.

Practice Real-World Scenarios

Are you leaving your communication to chance? Apply new speaking techniques to real business situations. With dedicated practice, you'll enhance your daily communication capabilities and watch your career soar.

Benefit From The Cohort Setting

Do you communicate in a vacuum? No! We communicate to and with people. Benefit from the cohort setting by receiving essential feedback, staying accountable amongst your peers, and trying a new approach to speaking in public. Your success is one course away.

Build Your Network

The cohort environment keeps on serving beyond the 4 weeks of our course. Make new friends and colleagues that can last a lifetime as you navigate your career and life.

I promise you these outcomes and more!

Course syllabus

01

Exploring The Music Of American English

In your first session, you'll dive into the musical components of American English through a poem so that you can apply your learning to a professional introduction of yourself with clarity and confidence.

02

Sounding Brave And Being Understood

In this module, you'll examine the connection between pausing and word emphasis so you can give a mini-presentation about one of your passions sounding brave and articulate.

03

Making The Relationship Between Rhythm And Diction

In the second week, you'll break down the rhythm and vowel sounds of American English so you can apply syllable stress accurately to the technical terms you use at work.

04

Adding Flow And Melody To Your Speech

In this lesson explore the Americanisms that make up the flow of American English and make melodic changes in your voice appropriately so you can apply the learning to giving a performance review.

05

Putting It Together By Reading & Mimicking Native Speakers

In the third week, you'll master The Diamond Method™ by listening to and mimicking native English speakers' presentations so you can perfect your speech without worrying about the language.

06

Putting It Together With Impromptu Speech

In this module, you'll test your understanding of The Diamond Method™ by engaging in random Q&A exercises with your peers so you can speak bravely while thinking on your feet.

07

Preparing Your Presentation With The Scripting Technique

You'll start the final week of your program dissecting a presentation technique called scripting so you can deliver a clear and confident speech with the help of useful notes.

08

Presentations & Graduation Day

You'll complete your training by giving a final presentation to your peers so you can showcase your newfound communication skills and have your communication confidence breakthrough. Then, we'll celebrate your accomplishments during our graduation ceremony.

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Here's what you get in the cohort:

Here's what you get in the cohort:

8 Live Zooms

90-minute sessions/Twice weekly

Hot Seat Coaching

The chance to get coached in front of your peers.

Friday Ask Me Anything Sessions

An additional hour weekly for Q&A, Coaching, and more.

Business-related Projects

Tie The Diamond Method™️ back to the workplace with the worksheets and projects.

Plus

🔸 Pre-work Tutorial Videos

🔸 The Scripting Process

🔸 Speech Templates

🔸 The Communication Mindset Guide

🔸 A Maintenance Plan

🔸 And More

BONUSES

💎 Three 20-minute private coaching sessions with Jill (value of $500)

💎 3 months inside Jill's OnDemand course with access to unique material (value of $497)

💎 3-month trial in Jill's Membership after the cohort ends ($171)

Cohort Value

$2,615

YOURS FOR JUST $1,547

Meet Your Instructor

Jill Diamond

Jill Diamond

English Communication Confidence "Breakthrough" Coach

Are you ready to be the next amazing speaker of English as a foreign language like Satya Nadella of Microsoft or Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Malala Yousafzai?


Do you have something to say, but still find that your advanced language skills fail you when you need them most?


Now is not the time to leave your communication skills to chance. You can't afford to be average or to leave your audience confused by your message.


That's why I created Keep Your Accent--Excel At Speech™️. I want you to be the next international professional to go through The Diamond Method™️ and to have a communication skills breakthrough that you won't believe.


Since 1997, I've guided thousands (millions when you count my YouTube Channel) of Fortune 500 professionals through my programs, and I've seen the hardest-working individuals advance their careers, be considered for C-level positions, and feel a million times braver in every English-speaking environment.


I created Keep Your Accent - Excel At Speech™️ so that I can share my life's work with you and show you how you can succeed at work and in life with a foreign accent. No accent elimination here! Just communication effectiveness!


If you're a high achiever who wants results and is willing to put in the hard work required to reach your dreams...If you are a seasoned professional living in the United States or working for an American company in search of clear and confident speech, then Keep Your Accent - Excel At Speech™️ is for you.


Apply today!

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The Diamond Method™ Frameworks

The Diamond Method™ Frameworks

The Thought Chunking Framework™

Pausing and pacing communicate confidence, facilitate thinking, and establish trust with your listeners.  

The Emphasis Framework™

Knowing the right words to emphasize in a sentence means you deliver messages clearly and accurately.

The Rhythm Framework™

Using syllable stress correctly ensures your clarity of speech and being understood by native English speakers.

The Melody Framework™

Applying the musical patterns of American English allows you to use dynamic communication that engages others.

The Diction Framework™

Shaping the vowels of important words correctly elevates your English and helps you stand out with professionalism.

The Flow Framework™

Connecting and reducing words like an American helps you sound fluent and natural when you speak.

The Result

CONFIDENCE! 🏆

Course Schedule

3 to 6 Hours Weekly
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays

    11:30-1:00 PM EST [3 hours weekly]

    We'll meet live each week to apply your learning to real-world scenarios and to fine-tune your speech so that you feel confident and clear in your delivery.

  • Fridays: Ask Me Anything Sessions [Optional]

    12:00 PM -1:00 PM EST [1 hour per week]

    Join the cohort on optional Fridays to get your questions answered, work on projects, and for the chance to get coached in front of the group.

  • Pre-Session Prep

    1-2 Hours Weekly

    ✔︎ Prepare for each live session by working through the self-paced coursework.


    ✔︎ Play an important role in each session by bringing personalized assignments to our meetings.


    ✔︎ Feeling excited? Spend additional time on the bonus material.

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See Who Is Championing Jill

        This is an excellent course to understand how fundamentally different English speaking is. It also provides great insights into how to learn these differences. 
Chetan Jadhav, CFA, FRM, ARPM

Chetan Jadhav, CFA, FRM, ARPM

Data Scientist at UBS Bank USA
        Just Amazing! I love the collaboration with others and learning from them. Hearing others helps tremendously. Jill, thank you! You have made a great impact on my confidence and ability for public speaking.  
Martha Zapata

Martha Zapata

VP of Quality at Campbell Soup Company
        Jill's course activated the best in me, made me a better communicator in English, and helped me get rid of bad speaking habits. Her program is life-changing for anybody whose English skills are mission-critical.
Francisco Matos

Francisco Matos

Human Resources Business Partner at The Nature Conservancy
        I just want to say thank you Jill for your generosity and dedication to getting all of us together. I'm so impressed by the progress everyone made. I really enjoyed working with everyone. Such a special group!
Jenny May

Jenny May

Global China Team Leader at the U.S. Department of Commerce
        Jill’s expertise has been making a tangible impact on my confidence level, and her material is weaved in a way that not just conveys the concepts but sparks applicability. Jill’s teaching-coaching capabilities are remarkable!
Adriana Holt

Adriana Holt

Global HR | Talent Strategist | Scale Enabler | Executive & Leadership Development | Cultural Transformation | Performance Coach
        After taking two courses with Jill I feel more prepared to compete on Wall Street. I recommend Jill above anyone else for her incredible methodology, her efficiency, and most importantly: learning with fun ensures the best success.
Olivier Tabouret

Olivier Tabouret

Managing Director, Global Special Situations Stressed and Distressed, ALCENTRA NY, LLC

More Of Jill's Champions

        Thanks to Jill, I can now identify the way native English speakers "play" with their own language using intonation, melody, stress, volume, pausing, and more. This will contribute to my improved business presentations in English without a doubt. Plus, Jill's an excellent teacher!!!"
André Almeida

André Almeida

VP, Enterprise Sales & Market Development at Voxy
        I highly recommend this course. Jill and her Diamond Method really complement any previous English learning experience. It helps to build a strong foundation to continue to improve your communication skills. Jill is super dynamic, and she is always motivating people to leverage their strengths and truly help you to identify your main opportunities.
Romina G. Amaro Nava

Romina G. Amaro Nava

Marketing Manager International-Americas Region at Domino's
        This is not the first educational course for me. I've had tens, maybe hundreds of English courses in my life, but your course is very specific because of the atmosphere you create, your energy, and your passion. Thank you for that!
Alexander Belin

Alexander Belin

Business Analysis EMEA Regional Director
        I am grateful for Jill’s unique methodology of working. She makes you do things you didn’t know you could do. She succeeds in improving your speaking skills through her great professional experience and powerful human skills.
Marion Pohu

Marion Pohu

Leather Goods & Accessories Designer at Marni
        The course is absolutely relevant. The methodology is well-prepared and user-friendly.
Gerson Damiani

Gerson Damiani

International Engagement at Universidade de São Paulo - GLIP-USP
        Jill comes to every session prepared with a wealth of ideas and materials to use. I wholeheartedly recommend working with her on your communications needs. She has a true passion for what she does.
Esther Rombaut-Enriquez

Esther Rombaut-Enriquez

Managing Director, Investor Relations at CVC Capital Partners
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