Monthly Archives: November 2016

  • Happy “Th”anksgiving!

    The “th” sound is made with the tip of your tongue between your upper and lower teeth, and with moving air. If you speak with an accent that tends to substitute an “s” or “z” sound, such as Russian, think of the “th” like an “s” with the tongue between the teeth. If you speak […]

  • Smile!

    Have you ever noticed that native American speakers seem to smile when they talk? American English has less lip rounding than many other languages. We really don’t use our lips much. So smile when you talk — it does wonders for reducing your accent!