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  1. Ouisch's Avatar
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    #11

    Re: How To improve my accent like native english

    Quote Originally Posted by Fleur de mort View Post
    Thanks a lot
    Some persons are so slowly in the learning especially the sound .. it's not easy .

    Keep in mind that native English speakers have similar difficulties in learning a foreign language. It's all part of a learning process, and it takes time and practice.

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    #12

    Post Re: How To improve my accent like native english

    Hi whizzy

    I faced your problem ,I mean I don't have the native like accent because I am an Arab and I have never been taught by a native teacher and have never travelled to a foreign country-I mean a country that speaks English as a first language . Then I thought a while and said to my self it is most important to concentrate on the fluency rather than the native like pronunciation and started to work on that.As I see it it is not a big problem and it will come later as u communicate with you native English friends.
    so just calm and think about things which are more important

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    #13

    Re: How To improve my accent like native english

    Hi
    I think its not the accent that is neccessary.If you are fluent enough to conversate thats enough.

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    #14

    Re: How To improve my accent like native english

    I have the problem of remembering good vocabulary. Can any one tel me how can i do that?
    I do read dictionary and try to use new vocab in sentences but this also isn't helping me.

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    #15

    Re: How To improve my accent like native english

    Well, to improve your pronunciation and accent, you should, as my forespeakers have just said, practice a lot. I recommend How Now Brown Cow by Mini Posnoby for RP or Pronunciation in Use published by CUP as a source of model pronunciation and practice. Another important thing is to record yourself and search for errors. It is also advisable to get yourself a Phonetics teacher to correct your recordings if you can't do it yourself.

    Good luck!

    Cheers!

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