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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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 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 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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Common Accent Challenges & How To Overcome Them

Three guysare out walking. The first one says, “Windy, isn’t it?” The second one answers, “No, it’s Thursday!” To which the third replies, “So am I. Let’s go get a beer.”

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: December 15, 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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Why Mumbling Affects Communication At Work

Have you ever wondered how to stop mumbling? And do you know why you should? Mumbling gives your listeners the impression that you don't really believe in what you are saying. And therefore it's...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: October 23, 2017

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Accent Softening: Let's Talk About Vowels

Vowels have a greater impact on accents than we think. When looking into accent softening, it is at first important to understand that it'sno mean feat!

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: September 20, 2016

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