British and American Accent
Publicado 12 enero 2005 - 17:03
P.D.: I put up the "Other" option just so Canadians like Margah don't feel left out, like they usually do (just kidding ).
Publicado 12 enero 2005 - 17:44
Publicado 13 enero 2005 - 00:51
Editado por Misanthrope, 13 enero 2005 - 00:51 .
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Publicado 13 enero 2005 - 12:54
Editado por cRiMsOn_AnGeL, 13 enero 2005 - 12:55 .
CaLLiNg aLL AnGeLs
Publicado 13 enero 2005 - 13:34
Well I use American cause I live here in the States.
But I can make it sound British, but just when I make fun of my British friend, she doesnt know i make fun of her, of course hehe.
Well I speak Texan, and i could talk ghettoish but it just doesnt sound right, i'll try watching more rap videos hehe.
Remember guys u can learn the british accents from movies like lord of the rings... scottish from braveheart.. and so on.. a lot of hollywood movies are spoken with foreign and classical accents.. even the American accents have progressed, and they differ in times in history and different states.
Publicado 14 enero 2005 - 22:00
Vodka Martin, shaked, not stirred.
Publicado 20 enero 2005 - 12:55
I guess I speak it right, but i don't emphasize my pronunciation, sounds stupid when you're trying to over react it. In a last effort, you tend to imitate the accent the person you learned of had... So i'd say mine, is american accent mixed with my own way to speak.
Publicado 12 febrero 2005 - 22:47
I use the.... Canadian accent... why???
'Cause it's the one I've learned
Some people say that the Canadian english is the same as the American but some kids have told me that there's some guys in the school that came from the USA and that they have an accent so I guess is not really the same.... Anyway I think I have a mix of an American-Canadian accent
Publicado 23 febrero 2005 - 16:27
Well, I have to say that I study English since I was 6, and my teacher has always emphasized the use of British English. I just can't put up with Amaerican accent, because, apart from the fact that I hate almost everythig which comes from the USA, I don't like the bad manners they have. I mean, they just deform English, they don't use it correctly.It isn't really the fact that they pronounce bad, but that they use many expresions I don't like. But I must admit that I am automatically against somenting which is related to USA.
Sumarizing, I have been educated to use British accent, but it is very difficult to hold this kind of pronunciation. And another reason why sometimes I forget to use it is that I live in the part of Spain where Spanish is worsely spoken, so that influenciates English accent too.
(jeje, esta ha sido una prueba para mi, hacía tiempo que no pensaba en inglés )
Publicado 28 marzo 2005 - 10:36
see ya next time
Publicado 22 abril 2005 - 08:58
That's because I prefer the british, unfortunately I live in the north of México and is a little hard to get rid of the american accent.
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Publicado 17 agosto 2005 - 00:22
|and i could talk ghettoish but it just doesnt sound right, i'll try watching more rap videos hehe.|
well, i speak english with spanish accent hahahahahaha
im trying my best!
Publicado 07 julio 2007 - 00:27
Publicado 07 octubre 2007 - 20:13
I am guessing i speak with an american accent, though most of my techers were british. I do use some typical british words
I dont speak english as often as I used to, since i am not at school anymore
If I had to choose, i would choose british accent, i just find it so funny, also I love saying bloody hell, it would sound better if I actually had the accent.
Also i tend to write as they do in england, with the Us, in colour, favlour etc
Publicado 28 febrero 2008 - 11:05
do you know what i mean, right?
But like you already said, if i had to choose, probably i will choose the brithish accent
Unfortunately, when i learned english, i began to use de american accent so i speak whit this accent by default :S jijiji
Publicado 28 febrero 2008 - 11:56
thanks to the social networks and the internet learn something is no longer that hard hehe :P
Publicado 07 marzo 2008 - 01:33
Let's just say I don't speak good Spanish anymore, I've become a gringo...
Nah como creen...
Greetings from Texas!
Publicado 17 diciembre 2008 - 02:08
Publicado 21 julio 2011 - 14:20
Ilike speak in both accents jaja
Publicado 06 septiembre 2014 - 14:40
I could say I speak both accents. American accent is sort of easier cuz actually there isn't any real accent you just let your voice out as it is. Unless you want to try a southern accent or so.
But I really prefer British accent is more sophisticated and so. And this is what most intend to use. Though Aussie and Canadian accents are nice too. I also like Scottish and Irish accents but those one are quite hard.
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