Social Life

29 09, 2014

Accent Reduction: Idioms for Awkward Conversations

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

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+00:00By |

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 [...]

14 08, 2014

Accent Reduction: Time Idioms

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

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 07, 2014

Accent Reduction Program-Can Code Switching Help Accent Reduction?

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

Accent Reduction Program: The Value of Code Switching Effective communication is definitely one of the keys to any successful business endeavor. Being able to convey your thoughts in a clear and concise manner helps speed up the exchange of opinions while minimizing the amount of misunderstanding in the process. As any accent reduction program would [...]

24 07, 2014

Accent Reduction: Friendship Idioms

2017-03-23T06:46:57+00:00By |

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 03, 2014

How to Speak English: Accent Attitudes Part 2

2017-03-23T06:47:07+00:00By |

How to speak English: Do You Suffer From "linguistic Insecurity"? Those who decide to take on the task of learning how to speak English and/or reduce their native accent are usually hesitant to do so for a number of reasons, including fear of the unknown in another language and the time and effort required to [...]

20 02, 2014

How to Speak English: Accent Attitudes Part 1

2017-03-23T06:47:08+00:00By |

How to speak English: Tracking the development of accent attitudes Those who decide to take on the task of learning how to speak English and/or reduce their native accent are usually hesitant to do so for a number of reason,  including fear of the unknown in another language and the time and effort required to [...]

17 11, 2013

Learn English Speaking Tricks To Hide Your Heavy Accent

2017-03-28T05:54:44+00:00By |

Should you enunciate or annunciate? Many native English speakers are unaware of the difference. Annunciate is to announce while enunciate refers to pronouncing a word properly so if you are planning in learning English focus on how to enunciate. It is a wise decision if you are living in an English-speaking country to learn English. [...]

6 08, 2013

Accent reduction: Alcohol and the accent

2017-03-28T05:54:42+00:00By |

Accent reduction process and alcohol Drinking in excess can quickly impair reflexes and cause impulsive behavior. For non-native English speakers, alcohol  amplifies your native accent while working against the muscle memory training exercises taught in Accent reduction. The parts of the brain responsible for Accent reduction become fatigued when someone has  become legally drunk. Often [...]

12 11, 2012

Value of American Accent Training for Social and Professional Life

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

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 08, 2012

Don’t Name an Asteroid

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

  1. When people find your accent funny, they start ignoring you.   2. When people ignore you, you become more assertive.   3. When you become more assertive, you feel compelled to declare your love.   4. When you feel compelled to declare your love, you name a star after your girlfriend.   5. [...]

8 06, 2012

Speech Profiling – Is it Wrong?

2017-03-23T06:47:24+00:00By |

What is Speech Profiling? To profile someone means to make a judgment based on his or her appearance, background, or the way he or she speaks. The most common form of profiling involves judging people based on their race, known as "racial profiling". If you talk with a foreign accent while speaking English, others may [...]

7 04, 2012

How Will Accent Reduction Classes Affect My Dating Life?

2017-03-23T06:47:25+00:00By |

If you are an individual who speaks with a foreign accent, you may notice the way you speak sometimes negatively affects your daily social life. Although foreign accents are unique in their own ways and provide listeners with a background of the speaker, they may still cause difficulties when communicating with others. Trouble Understanding Each [...]