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Hey, it's Hadar and this is the Accent's Way. Today I'm going to tell you what are the things that you have to do if you're looking to improve your accent and clarity in English. Now a lot of people think that improving your accent is dealing with 'luxury problems' and that you have to start working on your accent and pronunciation when your English is good enough. Now I don't believe this is true. I think an accent is one of the core elements of spoken English and it should be taught from day one. An accent is as one of my smart students defined once the performance of English. It's basically how you take everything you know about English and your knowledge of grammar and vocabulary and the intuition that you've developed along the years and you turn it into spoken English. How you execute everything. And it's important to work on your accent because this is actually how you hear yourself and how you perceive yourself as a speaker of English. So the first thing you need to work on is your perception or your listening skill. You need to start identifying the differences between the sounds that exist in your native tongue and the sounds of English and also, you need to start hearing the difference between the different sounds in English even if the differences are very very subtle.