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"Change Your Accent: English Pronunciation For Success" - the comprehensive resource for Speech Pathologists and ESL teachers

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"Change Your Accent: English Pronunciation For Success" is the comprehensive resource for Speech Pathologists or ESL teachers who want to improve their accent reduction expertise.

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The top 3 sound mistakes that impact your English pronunciation

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Change Your Accent’s top 3 simple accent reduction tips to instantly improve your English pronunciation.

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Accent Reduction and Healthcare Workers

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Healthcare workers, particularly nurses, are in high demand globally and represent a significant, multicultural workforce. Culturally sensitive accent reduction training is essential to support healthcare workers and to empower them with strategies to successfully improve their communication skills for patient safety.

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Do our Brains Respond Differently to Accents?

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  I was reading about an article in the Journal of Neurolinguistics this week which reported that our brains ability to process accented speech improves when we can correctly identify the accent we are listening to. What exactly does this mean? Study researcher, Janet Van Hell, a professor of Psychology and Linguistics at Penn State University, noticed that people seemed to be hearing her differently because of her Dutch accent and she wanted to understand the science behind what was happening. She and her co-researcher, Sarah Grey, constructed a study to determine what happens in the brains of monolingual native English...

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David Attenborough, the Lyre Bird and How to Change Your Accent

# English speaking strategies #accent imitation #accent modification #accent reduction #english pronunciation #improve English pronunciation #speaking proper English

 Speaking of Accents.... I was recently watching a British quiz show that featured a bird imitating car alarms, camera shutters and chain saws with uncanny accuracy. I decided to do some research on this bird thinking that it must certainly be a hoax. What I discovered was a fascinating and extreme example of the ability to listen to and imitate sounds that immediately appealed to my curiosity as a Speech Pathologist and as a specialist in the field of accent reduction and English pronunciation.The Lyre Bird is an Australian ground dwelling bird that is famous for its extraordinary ability to...

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