BooknewsBlumenfeld shares the expertise he has acquired over two decades of working as an actor and dialect coach. He begins by explaining the physiological awareness necessary when learning accents, then focuses on accents of people who speak over 80 native languages, noting variations within each and particular features to pay attention to, and providing practice exercises. The CD-ROM contains Blumenfeld's own vocalizing of most of the exercises. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
The most thorough instructional book on speaking with that any working or aspiring actor could hope to find.
- Hal Leonard Corporation
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- Older Edition
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- 5.92(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.78(d)
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Accents: A Manual for Actors based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
This book is good, but I believe that the best way to learn accents is by a real person, but for being a book, this is an excelent resource.