It’s about time you speak as your Authentic Self less Robotic, Fake or worse, like a Child.

Communication is not a one size fits all sort of thing. I’ll help you rediscover your real voice, restore your confidence and refine your communication skills.

“After 3 months of classes with Gracia, I became not only self confident in English, but self confident in general”

– Kristina Korepina / Talent Acquisition Partner

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Working with Gracia was an amazing and eye opening experience, she was able to help me develop my American accent by first thinking about character, movement, and body. Primarily her approach was placing importance on the general ‘vibe’ and feeling of what it means to Be an American in terms of culture. This really helped me, in terms of remembering that accent was only one part of the equation. I ended up auditioning and getting a recall and I have Gracia to thank for this! I would highly recommend and lovely to work with.

– Stephen Stallone Thomas / Actor – London

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Speaking to others is one of the most important things we do as human beings. No matter where you’re from or who you are, you know exactly how to communicate in your native language to those around you. But what happens when your ability to communicate is suppressed? What happens when the words just won’t come out? You can think it, you can picture it, but the connection between your brain and your mouth seems to stop before it starts. 

You have permission to Step away from the textbook.

Most language and dialect programs programs are taught from a technical perspective. This is all great when you’re getting started, however, not so much when you’re in a spontaneous conversation with colleagues, looking to advance your career or performing in front of the world. 

  1. Begin with what is on the surface
    Understand how you/ your character present to the world will dramatically affect the outcome.
  2. It is all a performance
    On stage or in the office, your way of speaking is just a performance showcasing your best skills.
  3. Authenticity is at the nexus of self and performance 
    Finding that sweet spot can be a challenge, this is where I come in.
  4. Change your perspective and improve your speech
    Take a step back and look at your needs/ goals/ objectives in a whole new way.

These have nothing to do with a generic topics found in a textbook, written by someone who’s never met you or knows anything about your career path or industry. 

It’s not about studying something new, It’s about taking ownership of your own communication and ensuring everything you’ve learned works for you.  You’ve done the hard part, you’ve advanced your career and proven you can do unbelievable things. Now is not the time to second guess your own voice

You already know exactly what you want to say. Don’t believe me? I’ll show you how…

…with a Crystal Clear vision on the exact goals you’re trying to achieve and identify roadblocks that are holding you back.

… to fully understand your unique communication style. No more repeating word for word from a textbook or a random google search…

…to always be prepared and ahead of the game. Know where to go, my job is to help you get there.

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Schedule a call to get more clarity with your communication and what to focus on now

Communication is like a string quartet and I am your conductor.

After 20 years in Office Administration, I have seen it all. My job is to guide you in the right direction and keep you moving forward.


Our first step is to Set the stage for your communication needs – we will  identify the exact goals you’re pursuing and create a tailor-made routine to get you across that finish line. Your unique communication needs are center stage.  

Step 3:

We will begin to assemble your new foundation with templates, scripts, cheat sheets and so much more. We know why, we know where we need to go, now let’s build a solid infrastructure so you can move up to the next level. 

Step 2:

Once we know where you’re going we can  organize your relevant resource Kit. I will show you how to clear out the clutter and leave you with a kit that is laser focused and easy to manage.

Step 4:

Regular check-ins are the key  to communication success. This is the time to Practice, Test & Edit. Your natural way of speaking evolves as you mature and advance your own education and career. English should evolve along with you.

Since we are all individual human beings, I find it so important to identify your unique communication needs. Sessions with me are far beyond the question and answer sessions. I will show you how to build the strength within yourself to overcome any confusion or frustration. 

My job is to hold your hand and guide you along your journey to leveling up your authentic communication. 

Your unique needs will be the focus so we will work together to create a plan that strengthens your one of a kind skills. 

When you’re speaking as your authentic self, you’re not thinking about what you’re supposed to say. You are listening, responding, commenting and contributing to a conversation as naturally as can be.  

Hey, Hey, Hello!

I’m Gracia Burns, I coach Business English and American Dialects to professionals and creatives all around the world. I work with individuals who are looking to take their communication skills to the next level.  While teaching abroad I realized my students were missing out on the most valuable information they were paying for, how to speak authentically. 

 After 30 years as a classical cellist and 20 years in office administration I know for a fact that Business English and performing aren’t one size fits all. While teaching abroad I quickly refocused my lesson plans and began asking students very direct questions about their jobs, their career paths and themselves. This was the key to unlocking their potential and advancing their communication skills. The textbooks were a starting point. But the real lessons were found in discovering who you are, not who a generic textbook says you should be. 

Schedule your FREE Clarity Session

Taking the time to get some clarity and focus on what is missing from your authentic communication, can make a huge difference in how you move up to the next level.

What else we can do together?

Training programs, freebies, Business English Ebook, American accent training and so much more. My focus is on you and providing all of the things that encourage authentic communication.

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