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Accent reduction for non-native speakers of English - with practice CD! A speaker's proficiency with the English language often reflects how others view them. For people who are already familiar with the vocabulary and grammar rules, yet still find it difficult to communicate effectively in the United States, the solution is: The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to the AmericaAccent reduction for non-native speakers of English - with practice CD! A speaker's proficiency with the English language often reflects how others view them. For people who are already familiar with the vocabulary and grammar rules, yet still find it difficult to communicate effectively in the United States, the solution is: The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to the American Accent. In this book, communication is improved by working with readers through a program that combines pronunciation, word connections, and intonation. The goal is not to eliminate a reader's non-native accent or erase cultural identity but to improve intelligibility. The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to the American Accent is an easy and enjoyable way to master the most challenging American English speech characteristics through techniques such as: •The ability to hear the difference between the correct and incorrect sound •Practice shaping the mouth in the correct way to produce the proper sound •Using the correct sounds in words, sentences, and conversations •Understanding why rhythm, pitch, and stress affects intelligibility ...

Title : The Complete Idiot's Guide to the American Accent
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ISBN : 9781592579181
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 240 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the American Accent Reviews

  • Sunder Strouse
    2018-12-31 14:08

    I think I gave this book more credit, at first glance, then it deserved. I mistakenly believed this was a book about regional american accents and their origins, but this is actually a book about changing your speech patterns in order to speak accent-free. My bad...

  • Linda
    2019-01-03 08:47

    Not really what I expected - this is a book meant for non-English speaking people to improve their diction.