Questions tagged [accent]

An accent is a distinctive way of pronouncing a language, especially one associated with a particular country, area, or social class.

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How are /ɪ/ and /ʌ/ realised in the Nottingham (East Midlands) accent?

I've got a sample of a few words pronounced by a Nottingham accent representative: My ear is far from perfect and this is why I'd like to ask for your help in this ...
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Do I need to change my accent?

Are natives able to understand my accent? Do I need to just tweak my accent or do I need a major shift? What can I do to improve my accent? My goal: I am trying to sound clear enough so that most ...
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Pronouncing 'OR' with an Indian accent

I am familiar with the British as well as American pronunciation of the word or. British people pronounce the r sound very lightly, whereas Americans tend to roll their tongue. But interacting with ...
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Pronouncing The American R

I realize this might be more of an accent question, but trying to master that American R sound, I don't quite know if I'm doing it correctly. That is, I sound very similar to the recordings I hear but ...
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