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8 06, 2020

Accents and Identity in Gangs of New York

2020-06-09T10:06:18-05:00By |

Capturing Accents Lost to History In the previous two Accents in Movies articles, we've talked about the important role dialect coach Tim Monich has played in helping some of Hollywood's most high profile actors master a variety of complex accents, from the standard native New York accent to a southern accent that reflects a background [...]

21 12, 2016

Learn to Speak English: 12 British Phrases

2017-03-23T06:46:19-05:00By |

Accentpros hopes that that our new series focusing on British slang and terminology has given you a deeper appreciation for British English and also made you aware of the ways in which slang terms and phrases have influenced the development of your own speech patterns. The acquisition of slang terms into your vocabulary is inevitable [...]

17 10, 2016

Learn to Speak English: British Slang

2017-03-23T06:46:22-05:00By |

Those who are attempting to learn to speak English with a modified, neutral accent are often reluctant to actively transfer the skills they learn in a clinical setting to everyday conversation. They are afraid that the changes they are implementing are so significant their friends and family will notice and begin to ask them uncomfortable [...]

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, [...]

14 05, 2015

American Sniper and Bradley Cooper’s Accent

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

American Sniper The Clint Eastwood directed film American Sniper was given a worldwide release on January 16, 2015, and--as of this writing--has generated $247 million at the American box office. American Sniper, the biographical war film is based on the experiences of the late US Navy Seal Chris Kyle, who is regarded as the most [...]

9 02, 2015

Learn to Speak English: Mispronounced Words

2017-03-23T06:46:44-05:00By |

Learn to Speak English: Working Towards Clearer Pronunciation Business professionals and others who speak English as a second language (ESL) know that when speaking, they are likely to be judged by strangers for speaking American English with an accent. Any advantage an ESL speaker can find as they learn to speak English will help in [...]

5 02, 2015

Learn to Speak English: Mispronounced Words

2017-03-23T06:46:44-05:00By |

Learn to Speak English: Working Towards Clearer Pronunciation Business professionals and others who speak English as a second language (ESL) know that when speaking, they are likely to be judged by strangers for speaking American English with an accent. Any advantage an ESL speaker can find as they learn to speak English will help in [...]

2 02, 2015

Learn to Speak English: Mispronounced Words

2017-03-23T06:46:45-05:00By |

Learn to Speak English- Frequently Mispronounced Words: Places Business professionals and others who speak English as a second language (ESL) know that when speaking, they are likely to be judged by strangers for speaking American English with an accent. Any advantage an ESL speaker can find as they learn to speak English will help in [...]

26 01, 2015

Learn to Speak English: Mispronounced Words

2017-03-23T06:46:45-05:00By |

Learn to Speak English: Working Towards Clearer Pronunciation Business professionals and others who speak English as a second language (ESL) know that when speaking, they are likely to be judged by strangers for speaking American English with an accent. Any advantage an ESL speaker can find as they learn to speak English will help in [...]

22 01, 2015

Learn to Speak English: Mispronounced Words

2017-03-23T06:46:45-05:00By |

Learn to Speak English: Working Towards Clearer Pronunciation Business professionals and others who speak English as a second language (ESL) know that when speaking, they are likely to be judged by strangers for speaking American English with an accent. Any advantage an ESL speaker can find as they learn to speak English will help in [...]

14 07, 2014

How to Speak English: Name Phrases Part 11

2017-03-28T06:07:07-05:00By |

How to Speak English Tips  Many of our clients at Accent Pros, who are interested in learning how to speak English 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 that are regularly used [...]

4 07, 2014

How to Speak English: Name Phrases part 10

2017-03-28T06:07:19-05:00By |

How to Speak English Tips Many of our clients at Accent Pros, who are interested in learning how to speak English 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 that are regularly used [...]

16 06, 2014

How to Speak English: Name Phrases part 8

2017-03-28T06:07:38-05:00By |

How to Speak English Tips Many of our clients at Accent Pros, who are interested in learning how to speak English 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 that are regularly used [...]

5 06, 2014

How to Speak English: Name Phrases Part 7

2017-03-28T06:07:47-05:00By |

How to Speak English Tips Many of our clients at Accent Pros, who are interested in learning how to speak English 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 that are regularly used in [...]

29 05, 2014

How to Speak English: Name Phrases part 6

2017-03-28T06:07:56-05:00By |

How to Speak English Tips Many of our clients at Accent Pros, who are interested in learning how to speak English 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 that are regularly used [...]

8 05, 2014

Learn to Speak English: Finding the Humor in English part 4

2017-03-28T06:06:55-05:00By |

Learn to speak English: Is there an acceptable way to make fun of accents? In November 2011, UK Prime Minister David Cameron ignited a media firestorm when he imitated Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard's accent during a foreign policy speech at the Lord Mayor of London's banquet. Cameron's hackneyed impersonation was an intended punch line [...]

7 04, 2014

Learn to Speak English: Learning Through Sitcoms part 2

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

Learn to Speak English: Which comprehension techniques work best for you? If you have just discovered AccentPros and are eager to learn to speak English by dedicating yourself to one of our many programs, you may be uncertain as to which techniques will yield the best results. Some people are able to learn to speak [...]

3 04, 2014

Learn to Speak English: Accent Perception in Bilingual Children

2017-03-23T06:47:06-05:00By |

Learn to speak English: The push for bilingual speakers As they begin to learn to speak English, studies have shown children show a natural preference for those American dialects which are similar to their own, such as the standard American English accent found in the Midwest. Many parents believe they can eliminate favoritism toward a [...]

17 03, 2014

Learn to Speak English: Accent Discrimination in The House of Commons

2017-03-28T05:54:46-05:00By |

Learn to Speak English: Overcoming accent prejudice in the UK Recently, select members of the Tory party within the British parliament have been accused of harassing women due to their Northern British accents. The term "northern" is an umbrella term which encompasses those UK dialects found in Manchester, Leeds and Liverpool, with some defining dialect [...]

10 03, 2014

Learn to Speak English: How Babies Detect Languages

2017-03-23T06:47:07-05:00By |

Learn to Speak English: How babies detect languages As previously discussed, when babies are born the language centers of their minds are similar to blank slates which readily absorb the sounds, words and innate grammatical structure of whatever dominant language they are exposed to in their environment. Part of this process occurs subconsciously as the [...]