Author: Ela Britchkow, Speech and Language Pathologist, Accent Reduction Specialist
"If I had 9 hours to chop down a tree, I would spend the first six hours sharpening my ax. "
As a native Slavic speaker, you may tend to not move your mouth when speaking English as much as American English speakers do. Your jaws, lips and teeth are more clenched and tense. Americans move their lips quite a bit when speaking. I will teach you how to move your mouth correctly to pronounce specific sounds and how to improve your speech.
A Slavic accent is beautiful, melodious and easy on the ear. It is a part of your positive identity, who you are. At times, Slavic speakers encounter difficulty not being understood the first time. When speaking, they may notice difficulty in maintaining the attention...