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    • Get Rid of your Accent General American

    • American Accent Training Manual
    • By: Olga Smith, Linda James
    • Narrated by: Rebekkah Hilgraves, Brock Powell
    • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
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      4 out of 5 stars 23
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      4 out of 5 stars 23

    This audiobook is a leading accent-reduction toolkit with practical exercises to master a general American accent. It contains explanations on how-to form correct English sounds. The audiobook provides extensive practice with words, sentences, and funny verses. This audiobook is compact and easy to use with its 44 short lessons, each devoted to a single phoneme.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Way too fast to listen too

    • By R. Versluis on 01-27-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Get Rid of Your Accent for Business

    • The English Pronunciation and Speech Training Manual, Part 3
    • By: Olga Smith, Linda James
    • Narrated by: Michael Knowles, Charles Armstrong, Joan Walker
    • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    In this speech training manual, we deal with all the English sounds for British English. Each chapter in the audiobook covers one sound. First, we explain how to place your tongue, lips, and jaw for the target sound. Next, we ask you to repeat the sound in words, word pairs, sentences, proverbs, famous quotations, verses, tongue twisters, and revision passages. We also provide contraction exercises, words with silent letters, and French expressions used in business. This audiobook is a must-listen for all professionals who would like to succeed in this competitive world.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good training manual

    • By Anonymous User on 06-24-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Get Rid of Your Accent

    • British-English
    • By: Linda James, Olga Smith
    • Narrated by: Linda James, Michael Knowles, Joan Walker
    • Length: 2 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Get Rid of Your Accent is a speech training manual for mastering British-English pronunciation. The audiobook is based on a tried and trusted method, used in London drama schools, that helps British people with provincial accents learn standard British English. It includes humorous sentences, tongue twisters, period verses, and rhyme exercises. Relevant subjects are received pronunciation, elocution, and phonetics.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Get rid of your Accent, vol. 1

    • By David Heberling on 02-12-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Get Rid of Your Accent: Advanced Level Pt. 2: The English Speech Training Manual (Part 2) by James, Linda, Smith, Olga (2011)

    • By: Olga Smith, Linda James
    • Narrated by: Linda James, Michael Knowles
    • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    In the first part of this speech training manual, we provide practical exercises for difficult speech patterns, such as word endings, consonant clusters, schwa, and strong and weak forms of words. The second part is devoted to connected speech patterns. The third part deals with natural flow of speech, intonation, sentence stress, and onomatopoeia. The fourth part covers how to make your speech interesting to listen to using power, pitch, pace, and pause.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Get Rid of Your Accent for Beginners

    • The English Speech Training Manual
    • By: Linda James, Olga Smith
    • Narrated by: Linda James, Michael Knowles, Joan Walker
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This audiobook helps people to master English pronunciation and intonation and helps to make their speech clear and easy to understand. It is instrumental in overcoming the barrier to speak English. 

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Determining Living Expenses for Retirement

    • Planning How to Live Well in Your Post-Work Life
    • By: James M. Walker, Linda H. Walker
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Be prepared: a realistic, indispensable new look at what you-ll really be spending when you retire. You are likely counting on pension, savings, and health programs from your employer to sustain you in retirement. Combined with personal savings and Social Security, you reasonably expect retirement to be enjoyable and secure. However, many people underestimate their financial needs and overestimate their prospective resources.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • FT Press Delivers: 15 Things You Need to Know About Your Personal Finances

    • By: Linda H Lewis, Carolyn Warren, Gregory Karp, and others
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 6
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Credit scores, mortgages, and identity theft, oh my! Let the expert authors from FT Press, including Steve Weisman and Gregory Karp, cover all the essentials to manage your personal finances.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Wings of the Dove (Dramatised)

    • By: Henry James, Linda Marshall Griff (dramatisation)
    • Narrated by: Lyndsey Marshal
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Kate and Merton need money. Milly needs love. How far will they go to get what they want? Kate Croy is in love with Merton Densher; a poor writer. Her rich aunt Maud disapproves. Maud has offered Kate a wealthy existence but if Kate chooses to marry Merton she risks losing it all. When American Heiress Milly Theale steps into her London society, Kate sees a way out. Milly confides in Kate that she believes herself to be gravely ill and Kate begins to see a way for her and Merton to have a future. When Merton returns to London, Kate sets out to bring her lover and her friend together.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Retirement Isn't the Only Option

    • What Do You Want to Do with Your Options?
    • By: James M. Walker, Linda H. Lewis
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    You don't have to retire! Learn how to choose from the unprecedented number of alternatives now available to you. Retirement isn't the only option for boomers; it's just one option. There are many alternatives to consider, based on how much change you want. Let's consider some of the possibilities, ranging from just a little change to more radical change.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Retirement isn't the only option

    • By Bird dog on 10-27-14

    Regular price: $2.95