Vu Van

Elsa Speak

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Founder of Elsa Speak.

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LA is filled with dialect coaches helping actors prepare for roles, and maybe acquire or lose an accent.

Artificial intelligence tries to help you minimize your accent. Should you use it?

LA is filled with dialect coaches helping actors prepare for roles, and maybe acquire or lose an accent.

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