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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 [...]

20 10, 2014

American accent Training: Car Voice Recognition Systems

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

American Accent Training: Can car voice recognition systems interpret accents? Imagine that you've just purchased a new $95,000 Mercedes GL 500. You tell your Voice Recognition System (VRS) to take you down to the local supermarket and are surprised when you hear, "I'm sorry, I don't understand. Please provide a location." After all, you are [...]

16 10, 2014

Accent Reduction: Weakness Idioms

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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, 2014

English Accent Training: The Glass Ceiling

2017-03-23T06:46:52+00:00 By |

English accent Training: Accent Bias in the Workplace In today’s globalized world, there a need for businesspeople to be fluent in a secondary language. English is turning out to be the preferred secondary language in professional settings. Consequently, there has been a massive increase in the number of people that undergo ESL courses and English [...]

9 10, 2014

Accent Reduction: Idioms of Deception

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 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 [...]

6 10, 2014

Accent Reduction: Idioms concerning emotion

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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 10, 2014

Accent Reduction: Animal Idioms

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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 [...]

29 09, 2014

Accent Reduction: Idioms for Awkward Conversations

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 [...]

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

2017-03-28T05:54:49+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 [...]

15 09, 2014

Accent Reduction Programs: Motivation

2017-03-28T05:54:48+00:00 By |

Accent Reduction Programs: What does your accent convey? Each year, thousands of people around the world enroll in accent reduction programs. They wish to learn how to communicate in American English as effectively as possible. During the consultation portion of many accent reduction programs, accent coaches will often ask potential clients to provide them with [...]

11 09, 2014

American Accent Training: Modern Materials

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

American accent Training: The perils of trusting outdated information The overall process to reduce your native accent and can be a long and difficult road, especially if proper teaching methods and materials are not employed. American accent training has become increasingly popular due to overseas travel, social media and a general desire to assimilate to [...]

8 09, 2014

English Accent Training: Modifying your accent at home

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

English accent training: The role of stress and emotion   English accent training is a process that takes time. Some people can incorporate learned English accent training techniques into their speech rather quickly. Many others may find themselves slipping back into pronunciation habits common to their native language when they are tired or faced with [...]

4 09, 2014

Accent Reduction Programs: Accentism in the media

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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 [...]

1 09, 2014

Accent Reduction: Work and Office Idioms

2017-03-23T06:46:54+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 [...]

28 08, 2014

Accent Reduction Programs: Accentism

2017-03-28T05:54:48+00:00 By |

Accent Reduction Programs: A Matter of Perception People have various reasons for their interest in accent reduction programs. Often the desire to change one's accent is financially motivated. There is a school of thought that by reducing a foreign accent, the person in question can relate to their co-workers conversations more easily and become empowered [...]

25 08, 2014

Accent Reduction: Idioms Related to Misfortune

2017-03-23T06:46:55+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 [...]

18 08, 2014

English Accent Training: How Stress Impacts the Accent

2017-03-23T06:46:56+00:00 By |

English Accent Training: How Stress Impacts the Accent A basic concept introduced in English accent training is the idea that if you are uncertain how to pronounce a particular word, you can minimize the chances that you will mispronounce the word by blending the first syllable of a difficult word with the final syllable of [...]

14 08, 2014

Accent Reduction: Time Idioms

2017-03-23T06:46:56+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 [...]