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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 29
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      4 out of 5 stars 25
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      4 out of 5 stars 25

    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

    • 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 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    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 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 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

    • Pace, Pitch, Pause, Power: Public Speaking Skills Training Manual

    • Get Rid of Your Accent, Book 5
    • By: Linda James, Olga Smith
    • Narrated by: Linda James, Michael Knowles
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    This audiobook will help you learn how to modulate your voice, use pauses for a dramatic effect, and make your speech sound powerful. This is a practical training manual for public-speaking skills. This audiobook is based on a tried-and-trusted method used in London drama schools for decades. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A nice, quick opportunity to focus on this

    • By Philo on 09-01-18

    Regular price: $3.95