Spoken English shows great variation across regions where it is the predominant
language. .... There is considerable variation within the accents of English across
England. Two main sets .... The Un...
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.
Everyone has one, whether you think you do or you don't. ... Today we'll take a
look at some of the reasons why people have different accents. ... Note how they
usually speak with British accents, even if they are in a land where English is not
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? Why do people lose their accents when they move into an area with a ...
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) ...
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 ...
But just occasionally they do or say something that we Brits find a tad… eccentric.
1. ... In America, actual humans say things like “Ma'am, you have been an ...
Jun 22, 2012 ... But where exactly do accents come from in the first place? ... I know a short trip to
England when I was a kid had me talking like ... We all know people who think
they can do accents — generally when they get on screen. I can't ...
Oct 17, 2014 ... It's often said that the biggest difference between a British accent and ... Why do
people sound American when they sing in English? ... After all, singers such as
Lily Allen have no problem sounding like a Brit on their records.
Jun 13, 2011 ... At what point did the American and British accents diverge? ... Accent. That being
said, it's clear to me that British English has seen at least as much of a change
than ...... Pingback: Do Hong Kong People Speak a Language?