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The Language Barrier

In diverse cities like New York, there are many who do not count English as their native or only language. While expats who move from one American city to another may need to decipher regional accents, expats from non-English speaking countries have another barrier to overcome in their adjustment to a new environment. In general, they are the ones who need to be

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Speak American

New York, Boston, New Orleans — see them on a page and they’ll read the same, ask people to read them off the page and you may get: Noo Yawk, Bah-stun, N’awlins. Nothing places you like your accent and speech patterns. Whether it’s the dropped h, the drawn out a, or the ooout instead of out — English is a living language that continues to

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