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The American English Accent – The Explosive T and P Sounds

The “explosive consonants“ Earlier we said that the vowels are an important factor in hearing a “foreign” accent. But it is not only the vowels. The consonants also must be mastered. When we say that English consonants are “explosives”, we mean that they are pronounced with a sudden release of air. It is this characteristic…

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Why You Should Learn the American Accent

For many foreigners choosing to immigrate to the US it is important for them to improve not only on their knowledge of the English language but also their American accent. Without doubt an authentic sounding American accent can open up many more opportunities, particularly where employment opportunities are concerned. This said, losing your foreign accent…

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