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Most Common Pronunciation Errors for Arabic Speakers Learning English

Most Common Pronunciation Errors for Arabic Speakers Learning English

Most Common Pronunciation Errors for Arabic Speakers Learning English As a language learner, it is important to consider the differences...
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Most Common Pronunciation Errors for Chinese Speakers Learning English

Most Common Pronunciation Errors for Chinese Speakers Learning English

Most Common Pronunciation Errors for Chinese Speakers Learning English There are over 2 million speakers of different varieties of Chinese...
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Most Common Pronunciation Errors for Spanish Speakers Learning English

Most Common Pronunciation Errors for Spanish Speakers Learning English

Most Common Pronunciation Errors for Spanish Speakers Learning English There are 40 million Spanish-speakers in the U.S., and 335,000 in...
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Schwa /ə/ is Everywhere! Major Portland, OR Neighborhoods Containing the Schwa Sound

Schwa /ə/ is Everywhere! Major Portland, OR Neighborhoods Containing the Schwa Sound

Schwa /ə/ is Everywhere! Major Portland, OR Neighborhoods Containing the Schwa Sound You might be wondering what the schwa sound...
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What is the Schwa Sound? How Does it Impact My Accent?

What is the Schwa Sound? How Does it Impact My Accent?

What is the Schwa Sound? How Does it Impact My Accent? The "schwa" sound, written phonetically by speech-language pathologists and...
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Strangely Pronounced Words in Portland, OR

Strangely Pronounced Words in Portland, OR

6 Strangely Pronounced Words in Portland, OR If you've ever heard about Portland, OR, you know the catchphrase here is...
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What’s it Like to Attend an Accent Modification Class?

What’s it Like to Attend an Accent Modification Class?

What's it Like to Attend an Accent Modification Class? What is Accent Modification? To start, you may be wondering what...
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Speech-Language Pathologists and Their Role in Accent Modification

Speech-Language Pathologists and Their Role in Accent Modification

Speech-Language Pathologists and Their Role in Accent Modification What is a speech-language pathologist? What is accent modification? How are they...
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English as a Second Language Classes in Portland, OR

English as a Second Language Classes in Portland, OR

English as a Second Language Classes in Portland, OR Learning English as a second language can be easy, as long...
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When to Use Rising and Falling Inflection

When to Use Rising and Falling Inflection

When to Use Rising and Falling Inflection When thinking about inflection, we consider how the pitch rises and falls in...
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