Professional Accent and Speech Coaches Accent specialists – Learners have access to professionals and graduate students specializing in accent reduction for non-native English speakers. This service is available to the learner at no extra charge. Speech coaches – Learners have access to professional speech and presentation coaches. Learners can make appointments for one-on-one sessions to practice their deliveries for an upcoming speech or presentation. Communication anxieties – Learners who experience high levels of stress or have anxieties about speaking to others or in front of others can schedule private sessions with on of Iona College’s professional faculty in the Speech and Communications Department.