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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How To Speak More Eloquently - 5 Tips To Try

Have you ever listened to a brilliant speaker and thought wow, this is amazing? Similar to hearing a piece of great music - it can fill us with joy and we remember the message they delivered and how...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: June 7, 2021

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How To Enunciate Better & Stop Mumbling

Mumbling is when you don’t speak clearly or loudly enough, and it can be difficult for whomever you are speaking to, to hear your words and understand what you are saying. It’s a common issue that...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: May 14, 2021

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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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Why Is English Pronunciation So Difficult For Spanish Speakers?

If your mother tongue is Spanish, you may find learning and pronouncing some English words and phrases very challenging. Since many of our Accent Softening clients are Spanish speakers, we thought it...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: August 13, 2019

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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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How To Write A Pitch With These 5 Simple Communication Tools

Pitching is a word that can strike fear into the heart of even the most shrewd business person. If it doesn’t come naturally to you, the thought of standing in front of an audience, selling yourself...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: February 22, 2019

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Hats Off To Harry - Born To Be Royal

Prince Harry used to be the naughty prince, the nation’s younger brother, who was known more for his passion for partying than for typically Royal behaviour. And yet after some hair raising times in...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: November 12, 2018

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5 Tips To A Better English Accent - WITHOUT An Accent Reduction Coach

Your English is Already Great. Before we begin, it’s important to establish something really important: your English is great. I mean it. You are speaking a language that is not your mother tongue,...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: January 25, 2018

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How Elocution Helps In The Workplace

We are used to the idea of measuring our efficiency in our jobs; we have KPI’s for our performance, specific metrics we need to achieve and regular reviews with our bosses and/or team. But how much...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: October 30, 2017

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