Ok, I knew that title would get your attention, but you will probably be disappointed by my answer. The degree of accent can range from mild to severe in any language. Recently, a gentleman I was working with thought that Indians might have the worst accents — he is from … Read More »
When I work with folks on their accents, inevitably we reach a moment when we encounter the word often. As a hopeless pedant (if you don’t know what that word means, look it up — preferably in a real, not a virtual, dictionary), I must let my client know the “correct” … Read More »
Many individuals I have worked with on accents need some help with the /th/ sound. The bad news is, there are actually two different /th/ sounds in English. If you were unaware of this, you are not alone! Many whom I work with are unaware of this distinction before I point it … Read More »
I will be blogging on accent and general phonetics topics. You will hopefully find these topics to be interesting as well as illuminating and useful!