The regional accents of English speakers show great variation across the areas
where English .... There is considerable variation within the accents of English
across England. Two main .... The Unit...
Jan 9, 2012 ... At the time of the American Revolution, Americans and British people spoke the
same. It was the British accent that later diverged.
Jan 17, 2012 ... By the time we had recordings of both Americans and Brits some three ... Island
sounding like an uncorrupted Elizabethan-era English accent have .... Very sorry
to correct you, but it does sound that way to American ears.
Aug 18, 2009 ... I mean, shouldn't it be that Americans have an accent and English people have
no accent? After all, English IS from England. I'm just ...
The short answer is: divergent evolution and different settlement histories in
different parts of .... Why do many Americans refer to people as having a British
accent? ... Many Australian and British people have difficulty discerning an
Jun 16, 2014 ... Where do accents and dialects come from? ... the USA was settled by people
fleeing prosecution from the British, why don't we (in present day) ...
You are partly correct that it has something to do with geography but there's more
to the story. ... Where in Britain do people have an accent similar to an American
accent? Is it possible to have a different accent than people around you naturally
Mar 19, 2014 ... Most people assume that the British have always basically talked like that, .....
Also, a question - do we think that the Boston accent is non-rhotic ...
An quick overview of the accents and dialects of the British Isles. ... every day but
I do not understand many dialects and people from those places have to speak ...
Jun 22, 2012 ... But where exactly do accents come from in the first place? How do ... Do other
British people have problems identifying your accent? Because ...