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The United States of America is a huge country with a diverse population. Americans love to talk, are quite expressive, and generally have a tendency to get along easily with almost everyone. Usually, Americans feel quite comfortable talking and socializing with people who have a foreign accent, as long as Read the rest of this entry »
Today, the world has become a melting pot of many cultures and regions. The corporate industry has also learned to evolve in its ethics, strategies and communication practices. Effective business communication is a very critical aspect for successful business deals and agreements. It is required for publicizing a product, service or enterprise, and any activities that directly or indirectly affect these areas. Read the rest of this entry »
Australia, Great Britain, and America all speak the same language, but you simply have to visit each country to realize that, while they all speak English, it is far from a universal language. The English spoken in Great Britain, America, and Australia has many similarities, but a surprising number of differences as well. Read the rest of this entry »
That really is the question, because few aspects of English cause new speakers of the language quite so much anguish. People who are used to clear, precise grammatical rules find the challenges English grammar makes to be both eccentric and, often, puzzling. Read the rest of this entry »
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 is this characteristic that marks the accent of an English speaker when they try to speak your language. Read the rest of this entry »
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 makes an accent correct or native. Read the rest of this entry »
Speaking and speaking well are two different things, with the latter undoubtedly more important. The disparity between the two is narrower among people who use only their mother tongue and broader for those wanting to speak or use a language other than their lingua franca. This principle also applies to writing. Read the rest of this entry »
Corporate success today requires a diverse body of talent to implement new ideas, views, and perspectives. The client base has become multicultural and the need for effective communication demands diversity. In the past White males made up more than 60% of the American workforce. A steady growth pattern created a shortage of qualified personnel resulting in today’s multinational workforce and an alteration of the image of the typical American worker. Read the rest of this entry »