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Accent Reduction and Singing: Rumour Has It Adele has lost her Accent!

# accent reduction # English speaking strategies #accent imitation #accent modification #Adele #english pronunciation #improve English pronunciation #speech clarity

  I was reading recently in England’s Daily Mirror newspaper that the American public has been having a lot problems understanding Adele’s strong London accent when she speaks and are needing subtitles. ( If, however, you listen to any of Adele’s songs her accent is undetectable and you can completely understand her lyrics. The same goes for pretty much every other singer. We often hear questions about singing and accent reduction at Change Your Accent. There are two main reasons why accents disappear when people sing. Firstly, when singing you follow the melody of the song and not the intonation...

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Change your Accent for Successful Communication and Confidence on the Job

# accent reduction # English speaking strategies #accent modification #accentmodification #accentreduction #career success #english pronunciation #improve English pronunciation #pronunciation #speaking proper English #speech clarity

At “Change Your Accent” we often see clients who have very high profile careers where speaking skills are a key part of their daily job. I remember working with one woman in particular - let’s call her Anna - whose job required her to be interviewed on TV and radio frequently. She had to speak about a topic that was highly emotional and very controversial. The stress of speaking publicly caused her to get nervous and made her accent more pronounced and her English pronunciation harder to understand. The less she was understood, the more nervous she became and she...

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