Accentuate the What??

Info bits on Accentuate the Beat:Accent Reduction Home Study E-Learning Course What does “Accentuate the Beat” mean? “Accent” is just another word for stress, it’s just another way of expressing where to put the stress – or – which beat in the word or phrase to stress or accentuate. The main reason international speakers of English have difficulty being understood when they speak English is that they do not know the rules of which...

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Communicate Success

Communicate Success! Accentuate the Beat:  Accent Reduction Home Study Course for Professionals and Anyone Who Wants to Improve Their Spoken English   Have to speak English at work? Struggling to be heard and understood? Feeling stressed and under pressure? Accentuate the Beat – Accent Reduction Home Study Course can help! Accentuate the Beat – Accent Reduction program is now available in an 8 – Module Self-study Video Workbook...

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Words are the Key to the Heart

Words are the Key to the Heart

Words are the key to the heart. I have had this Chinese proverb taped to the window sill in my office for a long time so that I see it every time I sit down to write. I like it; it makes me feel like a writer with purpose. But to be honest, until today, I hadn’t ever really examined what these words mean to me.  I just liked that they were lofty and sounded wise. This morning I started to think deeply about these words and I asked myself: What...

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