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3 12, 2014

Accent Reduction: Color Idioms Part 4

2017-03-23T06:46:46+00:00 By |

Accent Reduction Tips Many of our clients at Accent Pros, who come in for accent reduction sessions, have advanced degrees and have excellent command of the English language. Given the evolving state of the English language; however, they may not understand informal slang and phrases that are regularly used in the workplace, and on various [...]

2 12, 2014

Accent Reduction: Number Idioms

2017-03-23T06:46:47+00:00 By |

Accent Reduction Tips Many of our clients at Accent Pros, who come in for accent reduction sessions, have advanced degrees and have excellent command of the English language. Given the evolving state of the English language; however, they may not understand informal slang and phrases that are regularly used in the workplace, and on various [...]

27 10, 2014

Accent Reduction: Difficult Experiences

2017-03-23T06:46:51+00:00 By |

Accent Reduction Tips Many of our clients at Accent Pros, who come in for accent reduction sessions, have advanced degrees and have excellent command of the English language. Given the evolving state of the English language; however, they may not understand informal slang and phrases that are regularly used in the workplace, and on various [...]

25 09, 2014

Accent Reduction: Food Idioms

2017-03-23T06:46:53+00:00 By |

Accent Reduction Tips Many of our clients at Accent Pros, who come in for accent reduction sessions, have advanced degrees and have excellent command of the English language. Given the evolving state of the English language; however, they may not understand informal slang and phrases that are regularly used in the workplace, and on various [...]

22 09, 2014

English accent training: Difficult Accents

2017-03-23T06:46:53+00:00 By |

In a globalized world, people are finding it easier to talk to each other. However, a heavy foreign accent can be just as big of a hindrance to clear communication as a language barrier. When a foreign English speaker with a heavy accent is speaking with a native English speaker, both parties know they are [...]

18 09, 2014

Accent Reduction Program: post accent training

2017-03-23T06:46:53+00:00 By |

What to Do After Your Accent Reduction Program is Over An accent reduction program may last 1-6 months or longer depending on client progress. A quality accent reduction program will help you speak in a clearer, confident voice that is free of linguistic traits, such as received pronunciation or a southern drawl, that many have [...]

4 09, 2014

Accent Reduction Programs: Accentism in the media

2017-03-23T06:46:54+00:00 By |

Accent Reduction Programs: How Social Media Contributes to Accentism Researchers at the University of Manchester broadly define accentism as, " the frustration a person with a foreign accent experiences after modifying their accent, believing they are conceding to public pressure when they adopt a speech pattern that makes them sound different than they are accustomed [...]

2 06, 2014

Accent Reduction: Tongue Twisters part 3

2017-03-23T06:47:00+00:00 By |

Accent Reduction Tongue Twisters Many of our clients at Accent Pros, who are interested in learning accent reduction techniques and how to speak with an American accent, have advanced degrees and have excellent command of the English language. . Given the evolving state of the English language; however, they may not understand informal slang and phrases [...]

23 01, 2014

Accent Reduction: What Programs Can and Cannot Promise

2017-03-23T06:47:09+00:00 By |

Accent reduction programs are not exclusive to foreigners living in a new place. Many local residents have taken advantage of these types of programs to help them through college and securing a good job. For instance, jobs that require constant communication with buyers like those in sales will need to fix a heavy accent in [...]

5 11, 2013

Learn How to Speak English: Can you learn using an app?

2017-03-23T06:47:13+00:00 By |

Anything is possible, so the follow-up question should be: how well can a person learn how to speak English using a simple app? The answer is that… the process is never that simple. Yes, there are several apps but they are limited to generic, standard lessons. It’s a far cry from a personalized lesson and [...]

29 10, 2013

Accent Reduction: American Idioms part 19

2017-03-23T06:47:13+00:00 By |

Accent Reduction Tips Many of our clients at Accent Pros, who come in for accent reduction sessions, have advanced degrees and have excellent command of the English language. Given the evolving state of the English language; however, they may not understand informal slang and phrases that are regularly used in the workplace, and on various [...]

13 10, 2013

Learn the American Accent, Don’t Fake It

2017-03-23T06:47:14+00:00 By |

Learn the American Accent “Where are you from? Has this question ever been asked to you with wide-eyed doubt by a native-born and bred American? If so, then you have to know it is probably because you sound a little American but in a forced kind of way or you could be a mix of [...]

9 10, 2013

Learn to Speak English

2017-03-23T06:47:14+00:00 By |

Why Learn to Speak English? Due to the world’s declining economy and increased globalization, individuals around the world are traveling to the U.S. for better opportunities. Although there are typically more economic opportunities in the U.S. (when compared to foreign countries), many problems may arise when someone steps into a foreign country, the greatest challenge [...]

17 12, 2012

American Idioms-Part Eleven

2017-03-23T06:47:19+00:00 By |

A Note On Our Ongoing Idioms Series Many of our clients at AccentPros have advanced degrees and have excellent command of the English language. Given the constantly evolving state of the English language however they may not understand informal slang and the turns of phrase that are regularly used in the workplace, conversations with friends, [...]

7 12, 2012

Commonly Mispronounced English Words

2017-03-23T06:47:20+00:00 By |

Native English Speakers Mispronounce Words More Often Than You Think When you begin accent reduction training you may be perplexed by the fact that many English words are not spelled phonetically. Moreover, English is filled with homophones, or two words that sound alike but have divergent spellings and meanings, such as meet and meat. Although [...]

17 11, 2012

Can The American Accent and Pronunciation Style be Mastered Effectively Online?

2017-03-23T06:47:21+00:00 By |

Does an ideal form of "standard English" exist? Foreign demand to learn American standard English , featuring distinct accent and pronunciation characteristics, continues to grow exponentially. This is due to the pervasiveness of American culture in forms of mass media. The question of whether a foreign student of world languages should learn Standard American English [...]

16 11, 2012

Developing an American Accent

2017-03-23T06:47:21+00:00 By |

The Effect of an Accent Do you have an accent when you speak? Would you like to know how to develop an American accent? Most non-native English speakers speak using accented English, the prominence of which is influenced by a variety of factors.  Most individuals are unaware of how mild or heavy their accent would [...]

12 11, 2012

Value of American Accent Training for Social and Professional Life

2017-03-23T06:47:21+00:00 By |

Foreign Students in the Classroom Foreign students attending American schools often feel left out in classroom discussions, group activities and even social events . If you are a foreign exchange student having difficulty adjusting to life abroad, American accent training can help you address the accent  and dialect challenge you face.Well educated students who come [...]

26 09, 2012

When You Try to Hide Your Accent

2017-03-23T06:47:22+00:00 By |

    When you try to hide your accent, you become overwhelmed. When you become overwhelmed, you start to believe in fate. When you start to believe in fate, you seek out a palm reader. When you seek out a palm reader, you discover you have a repressed fear of driving. When you discover you [...]