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Let's put a stop to Accent Anxiety

There’s a disease going around language learners. It’s a serious affliction, causing sweating, racing hearts, tied tongues, and in severe cases renders sufferers unable to speak. I call it “Accent Anxiety”. It’s the ongoing obsession with “improving” or “reducing” your accent when you learn a new language. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not talking about pronunciation. Neither am I saying that imitating a native accent is pointless or impossible. On the contrary, with time and i

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