Business and Professionals:

  • Japanese
  • Chinese,
  • Russian
  • Latin Americans
  • East Indians
  • Indonesians
  • Icelander
  • Poles
  • British
  • New Yorkers


Ellen has worked with businessmen and professionals on accent reduction, speech writing and presentation.


For Actors

Ellen has worked extensively with American actors wishing to standardize their accents and with many foreign-born actors, primarily British actors trying to acquire American accents. She works on intonation, articulation, iindividual sounds, vocal placement and body language.



Ellen specializes in teaching difficult sounds.  She has successfully taught:

Japanese how to distinguish between "L" and "R"

Americans how to make a Spanish rolled "R"