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So far Rachel Preece has created 41 blog entries.

A Well Educated English Accent

Rachel taught me A Well Educated English Accent My name is Alex and although I am Russian and grew up there, under Rachel's guidance, I can now speak with a well educated English accent on a daily basis. I can now sound as if I had attended a top English private school and then Oxford [...]

Changing Your Voice

Changing Your Voice If you want to see one of the best examples of changing your voice, go and see the successful and well known Irish actor  Garrett Phillips, do an incredibly accurate impersonation of the late and great, Frank Sinatra in The Rat Pack Live from Las Vegas at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, London. [...]

Accent Softening

Accent Softening The BBC called me this morning, asking me to do an interview, about accent softening, as Professor Sophie K Scott of the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience part of  University College London, has just published a report on how people's career advancement, really is deeply enhanced by them neutralising their regional accent, in other [...]

Spooky Tricks or Treats For Public Speaking

Are You Frightened of Public Speaking? Are you frightened of Public Speaking and dread it when you know you are going to have to do it? This is a very common problem. Public Speaking can be terrifying if you don't know what you are doing or have techniques to improve your skill. I love teaching [...]

How to Perform Public Speaking (With or Without A Dry Throat)

How to Perform Public Speaking (With or Without A Dry Throat) Last week the Daily Telegraph called me, to interview me, on how Theresa May could have coped public speaking, with a dry throat. Water, water and more water – is the simple answer. Lozenges work because they make you swallow, but water is much [...]

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Elocution and Accent Reduction

Elocution and Accent Reduction For elocution and accent reduction you cannot find a better entertaining study resource than that of the brilliantly dramatised and produced BBC Radio 4 drama series of The Forsyte Saga chronicles by John Galsworthy. For a brief amount of time, the BBC Radio 4 have made the complete series of The [...]

Change the Way You Speak

Change the Way You Speak To change the way you speak takes focus and dedication and is a little more time consuming than most people expect! But when you do put the time and effort in you really do reap the benefits and you really can, change the way you speak. A wonderful example of [...]

Did You Know Having A Better Accent = Better Income?

Did You Know Better Accent = Better Income?      ...discussed On BBC Radio 5 Live Do you believe a Better Accent = Better Income?  BBC Radio 5, asked me to do a 30 minutes live discussion on how people are changing their accents to improve their career path to [...]

Valentines Gift for Sweethearts and Singles

Valentines Gift for Sweethearts and Singles! This Valentines Gift for Sweethearts and Singles is to spread the love... A 40% DISCOUNT for Valentines week - bring a friend along, no matter whether your lover or cleaner and have a lesson for two for the price for one! Valentines treats are for everyone  - not just those [...]