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Sarah valentine actors accent coach

Sarah Valentine

Hi, I’m Sarah, I have worked as an actor, casting director, agent, and accent coach. I now predominantly work with actors, voice actors, and others interested in mastering Accents and the art of the Self-Tape. I have always taught one-on-one and am now venturing into teaching students over the interweb, hehe. I don't teach like other teachers, I teach my student's unique tips and techniques to gain the skills they need to get that perfect self-tape or perfectly impersonate an accent and make it real for them. I like to have a lot of fun too. I really look forward to working together. Kindest Sarah Valentine

Questions? Comments? Email me!

About this course

These are challenging times and we are all stuck at home wondering what the heck is going on. If you fancy learning an accent then please try this 10-day course. I hope it will lift your spirits and when the world comes right again you will be ready to go with your new accent.

This course lays the foundation to make an expert out of any student.

Settle in as Sarah walks you through the characteristic sounds of the Standard American Accent including the pronunciation of different sounds, words, phrases, and full sentences.

Once you’ve signed up, you’ll receive seven short and easy to follow video lessons conducted by Sarah Valentine, a professional accent coach . 

Couldn’t do it in ten days? Don’t worry, you’ll continue to have access to the course so you can repeat it until you have the accent just right. This course will familiarise actors and voice actors with the basics of Standard American and even help those who simply want to sound more native.

Course Breakdown

Day 1. We begin with familiarising yourself with Ruzuku and using the website to get the most out of it. 

Day 2. It's time for Lesson 1, you'll be learning about the Valentine Method. You wont be learning the International Phonetic Alphabet you will be doing it YOUR way.

Day 3. Straight into creating your Spark - what triggers you into your accent?

Day 4.  L's R's T's Don't get caught out on those very American sounds. Get these sounds right and you will nail this accent.

Day 5. Catch up day - review your work.

Day 6. Words to Practice - bringing those sounds together.

Day 7. Phrases and Words particular to the American accent - getting more complex.

Day 8.  Catch up day - continue practicing.

Day 9. Sentences to Practice - here we really get into the nitty-gritty. Time to get those words sounding really good.

Day 10.  Let's not say Goodbye - give your feedback and options to work together further.

This course is fun and full of great learning for any actor wanting to sink their teeth into a new accent. For further learning you can get a FREE copy of Sarah’s eBook ‘5 Accents Every Actor Needs to Master’ by visiting the link below:

If you don't wish to pay in USD here are some other currencies I accept:   
If you can't afford the normal price please use the discount code.

 $50 NZD 

  $50 AUD   

£25.00 GBP                  

Stay safe.

Sarah Valentine


Sarah's teaching is a wonderful blend of being clear and informative but also very warm and encouraging. It is a treat to learn from such an expert in her field who appreciates different learning styles. I would recommend this course for people who are confident at picking up new accents, but also those like myself for whom it is out of their comfort zone as Sarah makes it so straight-forward and un-intimidating.