The essential handbook for every actor
In every drama school, in every English-speaking country, students from all over the world have to learn a Standard English Accent, and voice and drama tutors have to teach it. But what exactly is it? How many varieties are there? And which one should they use when? Following on from How To Do Accents, this book provides a long awaited, up-to-date answer to these important questions and offers a complete course in how to do A Neutral Standard English Accent & Upper and Upper-Middle Class Varieties
Part One: contains all the tools you need to learn a current Neutral Standard English Accent; neutral in terms of class, race, age, gender, occupation and social background
Part Two: introduces you to the following most useful Upper and Upper-Middle Class varieties of Standard English Accent
This enhanced edition, optimised for the iPad and other tablets, includes embedded audio of detailed exercises and sample sentences – giving you the sounds you need to get your accent skills going!