Learning a new language is very challenging and it gets even more difficult when you face discrimination or have low self-esteem because of past experiences. You might start to think that it's a requirement to start sounding more American, British, Australian to be fully accepted.
In this episode, Hadar and I talked about learning pronunciation without identity loss. She shared various insights that help with shifting your mindset when it comes to pronunciation.
What you’ll learn:
Why do students feel the need to change how they sound
How to utilize your bag of sound
Imposter syndrome and how it affects your confidence
Steps on how to improve your accent without losing your identity
Priorities to obtain clarity of sounds
How acceptance helps you improve your pronunciation