Accent softening for Korean speakers: American accent

Step 1 -  FREE TRIAL

Voice Placement: Put on headphones & speak simultaneously with this short clip of a native speaker. Note the jaw aperture, the relative tension in the tongue & lips.

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"Oh there you are. I was starting to wonder what had happened to you. Luckily I had a book to pass the time. Anyway, even if we do get there a little late, no one’s going to notice, you think /  right?"

Step 2 -  (FULL MEMBERS' area) Ear train with the phonetic sounds of the American Accent. Test and record yourself

Step 3 - Speech Rhythm, Word Stress, Sentence Stress & Intonation
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Step 4 - Word linking: essential for Korean speakers of English, as this joins the words together more smoothly,  helping with with speech rhythm and intonation.
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Step 7 - Practise with monologues for sound, rhythm and tone.

Step 8 - Test again with monologues, and if not satisfied, repeat above steps.

If your native accent is from France, the most useful pages are those in the yellow buttons. Bookmark this page, then if you want, SET OTHER LEARNING GOALS