How to soften an accent (without losing it altogether)

Accents are important. They are an intrinsic part of who we are. They are part of our heritage. They tell the story of our background and our culture. So, why would we want to get rid of them? Well,...

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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!

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You’re never fully dressed without a smile

Want to make agreat first impression? Smile! Never underestimate the power of a smile - after all, you're never fully dressed without one. Let's try something.Picture someone smiling. Close your...

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Mastery over the English Language—what would you most like to know?

What do you want to know about speaking with clear, easy to understand English?

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London Speech Workshop remembers Alan Rickman

Two weeks since Alan Rickman’s death, and the world is still feeling the ongoing ripples of sadness at the loss of such a formidable talent. We thought we’d add to the recognition with a specific nod...

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More popular top tips, quotes & articles from our Twitter page

It’s been another great month for London Speech Workshop on Twitter! We’ve been able to engage with such interesting and dynamic followers and source and share some splendid new articles, quotes and...

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A focussed client makes for speedy progress

This weeks blog has been written by London Speech Workshop Senior Coach Theo Devaney about his client Louisa and their journey together. Please note clients name has been changed in order to preserve...

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On Twitter this month: Top quotes, tips, and articles

A wonderful month for London Speech Workshop on Twitter, thank you to our followers old and new for engaging with us.Here aresome of our highlights:

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Principal LSW coach: How to use gesture to your advantage

Jamie Chapman, one of our Principal Coaches shares with us a story of one of his clients’ fantastic transformations that landed her the dream job. “When Rachel came for an Elocution and Effective...

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