More Than Words Podcast

Why accents are important and how to improve your own

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People often worry about their accent when learning a new language, but should they? In this episode we talk about how accents develop, why it’s important to think about it when learning a new language and give some top tips and exercises on how to improve your pronunciation.

Joining Alex to help us with this is founder of the business ‘Improve Your Accent’ Luke Nicholson, who has helped people from over 85 countries work on their English accent, and Dr Will Barras, a lecturer in Linguistics at the University of Aberdeen.

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