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Please Know This Before You Comment on My Accent

Why even a compliment can be hurtful to someone working hard to master the English language

Consider the following statements:

“Where are you from?”

“I detect a slight accent.”

“I love your accent.”

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Anna I. Smith

Anna I. Smith

M.S. Psychology| I write about life, relationships, things that make me laugh, cry, or all of the above in one piece. You can reach me at annaismith.com