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5 Accent Myths That Will Surprise You
5 Accent Myths That Will Surprise You

There exist many misconceptions about accents and accent training. In this article, I will bust some frequently-encountered myths.  Myth #1 - It’s difficult/impossible to change my accent Have you been trying to improve your English pronunciation and accent by...

10 Fun Facts about Speech and Hearing
10 Fun Facts about Speech and Hearing

The smallest bone in the human body is the stirrup, which is located in the ear. Teachers are most at risk for developing a voice disorder due to overuse. Many famous people have or had speech and language disorders, including U.S. President Joe Biden (stutter),...

Why do I Cringe at the Sound of My Own Voice?
Why do I Cringe at the Sound of My Own Voice?

Raise your hand if you hate the way you sound on video and audio recordings 🙋🏻‍♀️ As an accent coach, I routinely record my clients and have them listen to the recordings. Many of them grimace at this exercise and claim to dislike how they sound. Some have even asked...

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