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The American English Accent:: The “Explosive” T And P Sounds

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May 30th, 2008 by admin

By Frank Gerace 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 Continue reading →

Intonation: An Essential Element of the American English Accent

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May 19th, 2008 by admin

By Frank Gerace Intonation in English. Intonation, the “music” of a language, is perhaps the most important element of a correct accent. Many people think that pronunciation is what makes up an accent. It may be that pronunciation is very important for an understandable accent. But it is intonation that gives the final touch that Continue reading →

American English: Listen and Learn Essential Differences

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May 16th, 2008 by admin

By Frank Gerace The voiced and unvoiced consonants In this section we will try to clarify the difference between the voiced consonants and the unvoiced consonants. If you want to master English pronunciation you have to

Communication Skills

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May 13th, 2008 by admin

By Louise Manning Communication is the passing of a message from one person to another person or a group of people. To put it another way communication involves

Body Language – 10 Tips for Reading People and Interpreting Gestures

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May 8th, 2008 by admin

By Lynda Goldman Reading people and their body language can give you great insights into their true feeling. We use our head, arms, hands, shoulders and even legs and feet to make gestures, and emphasize what we are saying, but the majority of gestures are made with the

Proper Phone Etiquette – 5 Tips for Business Phone Etiquette

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May 5th, 2008 by admin

ByLynda Goldman The telephone can be the most convenient invention ever, or the biggest intrusion. It all depends on whether you are the caller or the receiver. When we call a business contact, it’s because we want to connect with them to get or give information. But when we receive a phone call,




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