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Is American or British accent sexier?
In a result that’ll strike some (not least, most Brits) as unexpected, British accents took a whacking 25 percent of the overall vote. Spanish and Irish accents rounded out the top five, followed by Australian and American. Only one country in the survey voted for its own accent as the sexiest.
Can a person have 2 accents?
Their accents are perhaps “mid-Pacific”, with the American-style pronunciation of the letter “r” sometimes, but other times not, for example. I’d say so, yes. Someone who grew up in one place and then moved to a second place (or multiple other places) would have characteristics of multiple accents.
Do Americans have accents?
Like many countries, the United States is one filled with a diverse set of people, and thus a great number of English accents exist. As American pop culture is widely disseminated across the world, you may already be familiar with the more notable accents.
What is the difference between British and American pronunciation?
Take a look at this article for reasons why there is a difference in the first place. Generally, “ the British took a French word and re-pronounced it according to English spelling rules, while Americans preferred a pronunciation that sounded more French, even if the word is still heavily Anglicized.”
Is it bad to mix English and American English in exams?
It must be noted, to add to the other answers, that some official exams will penalise you for mixing. For example, Cambridge (British English) will probably tolerate American English if you are consistent, but certainly penalise you if you mix them.
Do Americans and British people talk to each other similarly?
We may share a language but there’s nothing similar when it comes to hearing someone from the US speak to someone from the UK.
What is the difference between the British and American thinking sounds?
The British thinking sound /ɜː/, found in words like HEARD /hɜːd/, FIRST /fɜːst/ and WORST /wɜːst/, is pronounced differently – with the tongue raised and a /r/ quality in American, /hɜrd/, /fɜrst/ & /wɜrst/.