The Fearless English Podcast | Ep #11: Pronunciation without identity loss w/ Hadar Shemesh

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

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