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American Accent–Pronouncing the Dreaded TH

Have you been struggling with how to pronounce the th sound? Ask any American how to pronounce the /th/ sounds (yes, there are 2 of them) and they’ll tell you to put your tongue between your upper & lower front teeth. Even speech professionals are out there telling you to do this. In the Google …

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American Accent–Are You Making These 3 Common Pronunciation Mistakes?

Some American-English sounds are challenging for speakers who don’t call English their first language. Do you want to know why? Did you ever wonder why it’s so hard to use an American accent when using English as a 2nd or 3rd language? Because each of English’s 26 letters doesn’t represent only 1 sound in Standard …

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How to Speak Better: Quick & Easy Tricks

If you want to be influential and have people find you credible then speaking better is the thing you’ll want to work on. If you want to have executive presence and be an incredible leader your communication skills need to be on point.  If you’re not closing the number of deals you want, you may …

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How to Speak Better: 3 Critical Steps

They are the number 1 requirement on nearly every job description. They become more & more critical as we climb the ladder within our firms. How are your communication skills? Be honest with yourself. Are you concise & convincing or do you ramble on? Do people love your ideas & act on them immediately or …

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The Ultimate Trick to Getting Rid of Your Accent

For 20 years, I’ve been giving people completely Standard American English accents in a relatively short time. (Usually less than 10 sessions.)   For some reason, I’m still reading articles claiming that you can’t get rid of your accent unless you’re very young. FYI, my oldest client was 82! He got rid of all traces …

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Obtaining an American Accent is Not What You Think

Yes, you can get rid of your accent & obtain a standard American accent. The debate as to whether you can obtain an American accent is over.  My clients have been doing it now for 25 years. It’s easy. But you’re probably doing it wrong. Have no fear! We’ll straighten this right up 🙂 Why …

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