In every drama school 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 and 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.
The essential handbook for every actor