Do you mix up these words?
Author: Ela Britchkow, Speech Therapist, Certified American English Pronunciation Specialist
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."
Many non-native English speakers have trouble pronouncing or confuse certain words. Do you have difficulty with these tricky word pairs and sounds?
Author: Ela Britchkow, Speech Therapist, Certified American English Pronunciation, Accent Reduction Specialist
"The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled."
English is full of contradictions. Many English as a second language speakers lament that nothing seems to make sense in this language. There are exceptions to every rule. Once you get excited that you've mastered a rule, ten exceptions pop up. Don’t be discouraged. We offer solutions that are easy to learn and apply for all the following challenges:
Author: Ela Britchkow, Speech and Language Pathologist, Accent Reduction Specialist
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."
This Blog recounts strong reactions that people have encountered that have changed their accent. The examples are young adult Indian experiences but other nationalities –Slav, Chinese, and Spanish etc...might find some common concerns. Please read the Blog even if you are not Indian and see if what is shared applies to your nationality as well.