5 British Pronunciation Tips For Indian Speakers Of English

To speak of ‘Indian speakers of English’ is to cast a very wide net. There is no one Indian accent - you will hear differences from region to region and language to language. However, there are some...

Written by Olivia Darnley

Published: November 3, 2021

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5 British Pronunciation Tips For A Nigerian Accent

"I have mastery of the language; yet whenever I speak, I am viewed as an unlearned person as people struggle to understand my speech.” - Chinweike, LSW student Do you feel like your accent sometimes...

Written by Hannah Wright

Published: September 14, 2021

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Is Olympic Presenter Alex Scott’s “Working Class” Accent An Issue?

With the Olympics comes hours and hours of commentating, and we salute these hard-working individuals who manage to communicate the journeys of our favourite athletes to us so beautifully, while we...

Written by Freyja Westwood

Published: August 3, 2021

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4 Pronunciation Tips To Soften A French Accent

Ahh the beautiful French language… it conjures up images of romance, beauty and charm. As a Francophone in an English-speaking country, you’ve probably been complimented on your attractive accent...

Written by Hannah Wright

Published: July 27, 2021

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Our New Accent Confidence Course Has Launched

Our brand new Accent Confidence & Clarity eLearning Course is here - and I couldn’t be more proud. It’s been in the making for a year, in fact, for 12 years really, since I very first started London...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: April 9, 2021

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How Accent Reduction Courses Help Overcome Accent Challenges

Your native accent should not stand in your way of being understood as a fluent English speaker. Here are a few ways that Accent Reduction courses can help you overcome accent barriers to being...

Written by Hannah Wright

Published: March 1, 2021

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Transform Your Spanish Accent To Sound Like A Native English Speaker

Principal Coach Jamie Chapman gives his insights working with Spanish speakers who wish to soften their Spanish accents whilst speaking in English. Read on for some useful tips if you are Spanish on...

Written by Jamie Chapman

Published: July 2, 2020

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Why You Shouldn’t Feel Guilty For Wanting To Reduce Your Native Accent

Should non-native English speakers drop, change or soften their accents? Your first instinct may be an indignant “of course not!” And in a way, we agree. But as with many things in life that seem...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: May 2, 2020

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How To Be More Coherent When Speaking Using Vowels

The delivery of what you say can make all the difference in how your audience remembers you - for both the right and wrong reasons! Remember that lacklustre speech you endured that almost sent you...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: March 5, 2020

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How Easy Is It To Reduce A Native Accent?

Ok, let’s be honest - a lot of people would be offended by the title of this blog post. Why would anyone want to reduce their native accent? After all, our accents are part of our identity, our own...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: May 6, 2019

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