An article published today in USA Today reports that more people are taking lessons and classes on how to improve their American English pronunciation.
Accent reduction can be controversial because one’s accent is part of their identity. We all know that there is nothing wrong with an accent because we all have one.
However, for the person with a strong foreign accent who encounters a lot of communication problems when dealing with American English speakers it is definitely beneficial to get some accent reduction training.
Here is the link to the complete article: USA Today-Accent Reduction Classes
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