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Can I get rid of my accent?

 

I’m often asked, “Can I get rid of my accent?” 

Here’s an interesting fact: Research shows speakers who demonstrate a “slight accent” are perceived as equally credible and trustworthy as those with a more “standard accent.” 

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How to Say English Letters: American English Alphabet Pronunciation

You have to use the alphabet to spell things out ALL the time! Your name, your street, a confusing word… but what if you struggle to pronounce English letters??? It can be SO frustrating! In this lesson, you'll learn how to pronounce the English alphabet letters clearly and I'll share a...

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Sound more FLUENT and NATURAL with LINKING: How to Connect Words in Spoken English

One of the keys to sounding more fluent and natural in your spoken English is allowing the sounds between words to flow together. In this lesson, you will learn everything you need to know about connecting, or linking, words in English. Be sure to grab the FREE Everything You Need to Know About...

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More Help Understanding Native English: 19 SUPER Common Word PAIRS that Reduce

GONNA, COULDA, HAFTA, LOTSA- what??? Another reason native speakers can be hard to understand is we combine common word pairs- ALL the time! In this lesson, you will learn about 19 of these SUPER common word pairs. Knowing these everyday reductions can help you sound more natural and native in...

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Practice Linking Words and American T using 10 Common Phrasal Verbs with "Get"

 

In this American accent lesson, you will get loads of practice with linking words and using American T while learning 10 common phrasal verbs with "get."

Key takeaways:

1) With all phrasal verbs, you want to stress or emphasize the second word.

2) The stress pattern is...

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Pronounce English Words Correctly: 5 Common Suffixes

Pronounce hundreds of English words correctly by learning how 5 SUPER COMMON suffixes are pronounced AND how they impact stress patterns within words. This will help immensely if your goal is to sound more clear and natural in your spoken English. Be sure to grab your FREE Common Suffixes...

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Understand Native Speakers More Easily: 25 VERY Common Reductions in English

Native English speakers can be difficult to understand for several reasons. A big one is reducing, or changing the pronunciation, of small grammar/function words in conversation. In this lesson, you will learn about 25 VERY common reductions in English. This lesson can help you sound more...

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How to improve your American Accent: Understanding Schwa

What the heck is SCHWA??? If your goal is to speak English like a native, you definitely want to know! In this American accent lesson, you'll learn all about this important sound and how it impacts the pronunciation of syllables in English words.

Key Takeaways:

1) In all words with more than...

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How to Pronounce the American R Sound: American R Part 1

In part 1 of this 3 part series on American R you will learn what to do with your tongue, lips and jaw to pronounce the R sound and we will practice the American R at the beginning of words. Be sure to grab your free 100 Common Initial R Words PDF practice list!

Key Takeaways:

1) The...

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How To Pronounce the L Sound in American English Part 2 | The Dark L Sound

In this American English pronunciation lesson you will learn all about the pronunciation of L at the end of words and syllables (the Dark L sound). You will learn how native speakers make this sound and we will also discuss alternate tongue placements you can use to achieve the Dark L. Be sure...

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