Someone asked me if I had any tips for listening to someone who speaks with a strong accent. I do! First, everyone has an accent, everyone speaks with an accent, but nobody thinks they have an accent. Second, it doesn't matter which language you speak or what kind of accent you …
The starting point for instruction is always the speech evaluation. The results of the evaluation provide the top speech features to work on prioritize…
It’s difficult for anyone to have an objective opinion of how they sound, even in a native language. This is where the objective ear of a speech coach …
What I thought I knew isn't what I thought I knew
Who? I’m often asked who accent modification instruction is for. The easy answer is it’s for anyone who wants to keep improving how they sound in their…
and come back stronger
I’ve practiced for years to get these ears! 
I think writing down what I’m currently doing and the progress of the projects will help me keep things sorted out and accountable. Here’s what I’m wor…
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