Are you looking for some tips on how to learn an American accent on your own? Do you want to quickly improve your accent? If so, keep reading, because you are in the right place. In this article I’m going to help you! Here are three tips that will greatly help you learn an American accent on your own.
1. Practice with Americans online
Use sites such as Italki or Polyglot Learn Language to look for native American speakers who want to learn your native language (practice on Skype) in exchange for a conversation in English. Ask them to correct your accent and don’t be afraid of speaking! Try to imitate the way native speakers speak.
2. Learn the rules of American intonation and pronunciation
Use Google to search for free (or paid) lessons or courses on how to learn the rules of an American accent. It’s very important to learn all of these rules if you want to quickly improve your accent. Especially if you don’t know how to correctly pronounce every single sound or how to stress words in a sentence.
3. Immerse yourself in American English
The best way to learn an accent is to listen to it on a daily basis. Watch American movies, listen to the radio, music, podcasts, speak with native speakers, travel to America or host Americans at your home thanks to Couchsurfing.com.
That’s it – three tips on how to learn an American accent on your own. Keep in mind that the best way to learn a new accent is to work on it a daily basis and immerse yourself in it (listen to and speak American English). Thanks to this, you’ll quickly achieve your goal and speak with a better accent. Good luck and have fun while learning!