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“American Accent Training™”

Pick up a standard American accent in just a few hours! This is an excellent resource for all ESL students. Actors can easily get a standard accent for auditions and roles.

OTHER AAT APPS: American Accent and The Story of Max (both available in Chinese and Japanese) Sing-Along Song Bird, Complete Verb Tenses, Mr. Thingamajig, Jokes with Explanations and Audio (available in Japanese), as well as The Four Gospels with popular verses spoken aloud.

Learn pronunciation, word connections and the American speech music in a simple step-by-step process. You can use your iPhone headphones to listen, record on the digital recorder, and compare yourself with the model audio. (The app works great on the iPod, but the recorder does not appear. Sorry!)

It’s fun! It’s easy! It’s fast!

Designed by Ann Cook, author of the best-selling American Accent Training, AAT is an amazingly easy way to learn the American accent. It’s perfect for beginning, intermediate and advanced students. This is the least expensive way available!

You start with the most basic intonation patterns and go through to the most advanced levels in English. Your comprehension will increase dramatically. This is excellent practice for TOEFL and TSE. ESL instructors will find this to be a great way to pick up the basics of teaching the American accent. Perfect for a daily commute or a long trip!

Feature Summary:
•Word Connections
•Pronunciation of all the consonants
•The American R and L, Th, S and Z, etc.
•Pronunciation of all the vowels
•Cat / Caught / Cut, Bit or Beat? etc.
•Can and Can’t
•Audio for each exercise
•Digital recorder

Coming soon: American English: Grammar & Accent, British vs. American English, Punctuation & Spelling, Rules of Syllable Stress, Pronunciation Flashcards, Plants / Vegetables / Flowers, and Planes / Trains / Automobiles.

We'd love to hear what you'd like to see created! Let us know!

 $9.99 in iOS App Store


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Version History

Launched Apr 02, 2009 (about 10 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 12 months, on average.

Dec 16
Version 2.2.4

-Minor bug fixes

Aug 22
Version 2.2.3

-Minor bug fixes

Mar 24
Version 2.2.2

- Fix minor bugs

Jan 31
Version 2.2.1

- Fix minor bugs

Dec 15
Version 2.2

- Fix minor bugs

Jul 17
Version 2.1

Font size, graphics resolution and audio are fixed.

Sep 03
Version 2.0

This app has been completely renovated and improved with new functionalities, new content, new audio, new graphics and so much more. It's now easier to navigate and so much more attractive to look at. Updated content includes 20 sections on intonation, 20 sections on pronunciation, psycholinguistics (the psychology of picking up and using the American accent), 10 nationality guides to give you a linguistic starting point and a brand new section called Funny English with tongue twisters, tricky words and colloquial expressions galore!

Feb 09
Version 1.2

Updated with expanded content.

The addition of a completely new chapter, Funny English, that covers Tricky Words, Tongue Twisters, the many uses of the word Up, Homographs, English is Crazy Language, and Work It!

All chapters have accompanying audio.

Sep 21
Version 1.1

Content changes

Apr 02
Version 1

Previous 3 versions

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