Accent Modification: Neutral American Dialect

· Total Voice, Inc.

About this ebook

Detailed instructional manual with extensive embedded audio for every sound in Neutral American English, by a leading author, speech pathologist, and theatre speech and dialect coach. Includes information on stress, intonation, and rhythm as well as sounding natural. Appropriate for both ESL and native speakers of English with a regional dialect. Written and spoken instructions for creating the American sounds provided. Whether you’re looking for accent modification, accent reduction, or learning an American accent, this manual with audio is right for you. Listen to the instructions, then listen and repeat words and sentences for every sound of American English. Additional practice material included. Includes suggestions for focusing your practice depending on where you are from.

About the author

Kate DeVore, MA, CCC-SLP has over 25 years experience as a speech pathologist and theatre dialect coach. This unique combination allows for a combination of science and art to facilitate learning. She operates Total Voice Inc. in Chicago (, where she coaches speakers ranging from actors to executives. She also dialect coaches theatre productions, teaches at the School at Steppenwolf and Columbia College Chicago, and teaches nationally and abroad. She is co-author of “The Voice Book: Caring For, Protecting, and Improving Your Voice”, available on Amazon. She is available for individual consultations and coaching in person and remotely.

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