How to Start Learning an American Accent

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Are you looking for some tips on how to start learning an American accent? If so, read on, because you are in the right place! In this article I'm going to show you three tips that will tremendously help you improve your accent.
Here they are! 1.
Learn the rules of an American accent
The first thing to do is to learn the rules of American intonation and pronunciation.
Learn how to correctly pronounce every sound (vowels, consonant and diphthongs), learn how to correctly stress words (content words and structure words) and how to connect them together.
It will greatly improve your accent within a very short time.
Look for mistakes in your accent and eliminate them
Record yourself while reading something aloud and look for mistakes in your accent.
Then try to eliminate the most serious ones.
You can find an American podcast with a transcription, read the text aloud (and record yourself) and then compare your accent to that of a native American speaker.
Listen to American English on a daily basis
Listen to an American accent every single day for at least a few hours.
You can simply listen to American music or podcasts, watch movies or speak with native speakers (it's the best way).
You can look for language partners online and speak with them on Skype.
The key is to listen to and speak American English as much as you can.
That's it - three tips on how to start learning an American accent.
If you are serious about learning a new accent, then don't forget to practice every single day.
Thanks to this, you'll quickly notice a great improvement in your accent.
It's all a matter of practice.
Good luck!
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