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Get Rid of Your Accent

James, Linda & Olga Smith

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ISBN 10: 0955330009 / ISBN 13: 9780955330001
Published by Business and Technical Communication Services, 2009
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Title: Get Rid of Your Accent

Publisher: Business and Technical Communication Services

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition:Very Good

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Get Rid of your Accent is a speech training manual for mastering British English pronunciation. The book is based on a tried and trusted method used in London drama schools for British people with provincial accents to learn standard British English. It includes humourous sentences, tongue twisters, period verses, rhyme exercises, period pictures. Relevant subjects are received pronunciation, elocution and phonetics.

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Linda James, LRAM, RAM Dip Ed., International Phonetic Diploma, London University Trained phonetician with over 20 years' experience in teaching Speech in London drama schools. She is also a trained actress and has worked extensively in both theatre and television, including BBC sitcoms such as "Only Fools and Horses", "Keeping Up Appearances" and may others. Olga Smith BA in Languages, MBA from Nottingham University, UK Olga was struggling with her English pronunciation because of her strong Russian accent for 10 years. Olga managed to neutralise her accent only thanks to lessons with Linda. Their work became a source for this book.

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