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Sarah Valentine

Hi, I’m Sarah, I'm an actor, casting director, agent, and accent coach. Currently I specialise in working with actors, voice actors, and others who are interested in mastering accents and dialects from around the world. But I'm not like other teachers, we're going to have a lot of fun and learning! In these accent courses you will learn unique tips and techniques to gain the skills you need to get that accent sounding just right. Rest assured that if completing a one-on-one or group course I will be there right by your side - picking out every single word and sound so that you leave feeling confident knowing that you have the accent in your tool kit for that next role. For more info on me go to or IMDB me. I sincerely hope you enjoy working with me and look forward to working with you. Kindest , Sarah

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About this course

Actors, if you can't do an American accent, you NEED to!

This course lays the foundation to make an expert out of any student. This is an instant all-access course. Do it in your own time.

All currency options
NZD $55    AUD $50   EURO  €33 
CAD $50      USD $39     GBP £29

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. 

Once finished, you’ll have LIFE TIME ACCESS so you can repeat it until you have the accent just right. This course will familiarise actors and voice actors with the basics of the Standard American accent.

Course Breakdown

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

Lesson 2. It's time for Lesson 1, you'll be learning about the Valentine Method. You won't be learning the International Phonetic Alphabet you will be doing it YOUR way.

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

Lesson 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.

Lesson 5. Catch up day - review your work.

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

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

Lesson 8.  Catch up day - continue practicing.

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

Lesson 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:   

All currency options
NZD $55    AUD $50   EURO  €33 
CAD $50      USD $39     GBP £29

Sarah Valentine - 021 825 368
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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. - Jude

This really was an excellent resource and experience. The convenience of online learning at a time that fits in with one's own busy life is ideal. The fact that Sarah actually videos herself saying the things that we need to then rehearse is such a big help. We can study mouth shapes, hear the sounds and go back over as many times as we need to try and perfect our own accents. I had no idea that writing the words phonetically would be soooo useful. It really helped to tune my ear. This is a course I will be able to revisit again and again to refresh and keep my US accent in tip-top shape!

Anna Baird