Do you want to improve your speaking? Follow this 15 minute mouth & tongue exercises to strengthen articulator muscles and build new brain connection to coordinate them for an American Accent. Have fun. Leave comments and let me know what you think. Cheers
HAPPY HALLOWEEN. Here's a quick lesson on the two double "oo" sounds in American English. We have a long/tense "oo" as in food, boo, too/two. We also have the short/relaxed "oo" sound like in book, cook, wood. Can you hear the difference?
Do you feel left out, overlooked or not appreciated. I've felt that way growing up because I was always the "new" kid in school. Does your accent stop you from expressing yourself or speaking up? You can change that with this online course, The ABC's of an American Accent in 8 Weeks starting Oct. 14. ENROLL NOW.
Speaking English is a skill that involves correct articulation and intonation. Learn how to speak more like an American with these easy to follow video lessons and exercises delivered to your inbox on Mon. Wed. and Friday. Get realtime feedback during the 8 Live Webinars. Lifetime Access to study, maintain and retain the changes you want. Learn More HERE.
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I stayed in all day and worked on my Free Quick Start Accent Reduction e-course. Get your copy in the next newsletter. The video lessons are from my online course, ABC's of an American Accent, which launches again Oct. 14. The feedback has been incredible.
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Lessons begin Oct. 14 - Dec.8, 2019. Three new video lessons & assignments each week with a live Webinar on Sunday to review, receive feedback and ask questions.
If you live in Houston and want to attend a Face-to-Face Accent Reduction Class with me, Donna Durbin, now's the time to start improving your spoken English.
6 Tuesdays, August 6 - Sept. 10, 2019 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. is the start date for my next 6 week Accent Reduction Class or choose 6 Saturdays, Aug. 10-Sept. 14 from 10:30-12:00 p.m. Register HERE today.
I'm so excited to announce my Online 6 week E-Course is ready for you to join.
Scheduled Lessons begin on August 6, 2019 - September 15, 2019.
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2 Weekly Video Lessons each Tuesday and Thursday include multiple practice activities and interactive exercises. On Sunday, join the Live Interactive Teleconference at 8:00 p.m. to review, ask questions and get realtime feedback. After enrolling the lessons and replay are available to you forever to practice, refresh and retain your American Accent.
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Learn the ABC's of Accent Reduction to speak clear American English in a face-to-face 6 week group class in Houston, TX. Articulation is the correct placement of your lips and tongue for the American alphabet.
Intonation is the stress or pitch change that creates the music of our speaking.
Both of these are the keys to modifying a foreign accent to sound more American.
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