A Good Private Dialect Coach…
…understands and respects your craft.
…is honest with you about how long the process of mastering a dialect really takes.
…can help you determine which dialects will be the most marketable for you.
…will adjust their teaching style to suit your abilities and strengths.
…will help you stay motivated when the going gets tough.
…will tailor written and recorded materials specifically for you.
… will spend at least as much time preparing materials and lessons for you as they will in actually meeting with you.
…can demonstrate, describe, and transcribe or chart the sounds they are teaching you.
…provides a level of training that no group class or commercially available dialect CD can ever achieve.
… has a true love of language and while they can’t possibly know everything there is to know about every dialect, language or word on this planet, they will happily help you find the answers you need to perform your job with excellence.