Accent : B1-C2

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Clearer pronunciation for better communication

If your English accent is letting you down, this is the perfect book for you. You'll see and hear how to soften the influence of your mother tongue and speak clear English everyone will understand.

Professional accent coaches Sarah and Helen show you how to pronounce each sound and when to use them. They will help you recognize why your native language makes you mispronounce certain sounds and which sounds you therefore need to focus on.

Collins Work on your Accent features:

Thirty-eight units on the main consonant and vowel sounds in English
Advice on rhythm, stress and pitch
Expanded connected speech section, with extensive practice and pronunciation exercises
Clear illustrations and photos show the correct positions to produce accurate sounds
Audio and video, available to download free, provides clear model pronunciation
A diagnostic quiz to identify areas to work on
Learn from the 'Common mistakes' sections in every unit

CEF level B1-C2
Suitable for self-study and classroom use.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 186 x 278 x 11mm | 440g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 9780008375478
  • 97,001

Review quote

'This splendid book is extremely user-friendly, and one I would strongly recommend as a supplement to speaking courses everywhere.'
Wayne Trotman, EL Gazette, December 2012
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About Helen Ashton

Helen Ashton and Sarah Shepherd are highly regarded freelance accent and dialect coaches with substantial experience working with students from all around the world. Having trained professionally at London's influential Central School of Speech and Drama, they now teach both actors and non-native speakers of English how to speak with different accents.
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