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as-if-from-out-of-space / Lenny Montana


実践ビジネス英語
2013/04/25 
Accent Reduction Training (5) 
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Collins says her Russian friend often had trouble being understood and so studied with a drama coach to modify her accent.
Lyons says the true test of a person's intelligibility in English is whether machines can understand them. As making plane reservations or calling directory assistance now involves interacting with machines.
Collins agrees saying she has to speak very clearly when using a voice recognition app on her smartphone.

  NHK CD ラジオ 実践ビジネス英語 2013年4月号      続きを読む

Ninja
Ninja / Seth W.


実践ビジネス英語 
2013/04/24 
Accent Reduction Training (4) 

Collins believes it's kinder to correct a person's mistakes than to let them continue to speak incorrectly.
Lyons says many foreign business people in the U.S. find accent reduction training to be extremely valuable.
And Collins mentiones a Russian friend who had a strong accent when she first came to the States.
Umemura describes how the preservation of regional accents was encouraged in Japan's Tokugawa period.

  NHK CD ラジオ 実践ビジネス英語 2013年4月号     続きを読む

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