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14 06, 2016

“Worse” Vs. “Worth”- English Accent Training

2017-03-28T05:54:49-05:00By |

Today's commonly confused word pair, "worse" vs. worth", should be familiar to those in English accent training who are game show fans. Game show announcers relish shouting out the estimated value, or worth, of a Land Rover Evoque that a contestant just won, for example. Furthermore, the entire concept of The Price is Right is [...]

7 06, 2016

American Accent Training: Mispronounced Words 1

2017-03-23T06:46:25-05:00By |

The goal of American accent training is not to alter a client's manner of speaking in any radical way or to eliminate an accent all together. This is impossible. In any case, an accent is an essential part of a speaker's personal identity. American accent training strives to reduce individual accents while simultaneously giving individuals [...]

15 06, 2015

Kill the Goose that Laid the Golden Egg – Idiom

2017-03-23T06:46:38-05:00By |

Idiom: kill the goose that laid the golden egg The business world is defined by risk, and those who take risks and have their boldness pay off in the form of a bigger paycheck, promotion, or a burgeoning stock portfolio are celebrated. In these situations, discussion of the inherent risk faced by the individuals involved [...]

26 05, 2015

Accents in Movies: The Tim Monich Way

2017-03-23T06:46:39-05:00By |

What Accent is That? Do you usually notice when an actor or actress is using an accent for their character in a movie? An actor's poor attempt at adopting a particular accent can also ruin otherwise good movies by making their character's dialogue difficult or impossible to understand. Depending on the number of accents present, [...]

4 02, 2013

American Accent Classes: Jony Ive of Apple Gives a Lesson

2017-03-23T06:47:19-05:00By |

American Accent Classes: Impacted by Apple? Since we teach American accent classes at Accent Pros, we love to analyze the speaking patterns of individuals.  Over the past couple of years, we have been intrigued by a spokesperson at Apple.  Yes he has an accent, but more importantly, he speaks in a manner which not only [...]

6 03, 2012

Coping with Accent Discrimination in the Corporate World

2017-03-23T06:47:26-05:00By |

Corporate executives, living in or traveling to the U.S. on a regular basis to forge relationships with clients, will find accent reduction classes beneficial. The classes will allow them to be understood by the widest possible audience and lessen the chance an important piece of information will be misinterpreted. How Can Accent Reduction Classes Help? [...]