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Australian accent height=90 Australian accent Country: Australia
Australians generally elongate vowels, [ay] sounds are pronounced [ie], end sentences with a rising intonation so they sound like questions, and shorten words usually adding an [o] to the end. Afte... Language: English
Level: Advanced
Views: 3589
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Canadian Accents height=90 Canadian Accents Country: Canada
Canadians draw out the vowel sounds in words and emphasize them more than Americans do. Canadians tend to round "o" and flatten "a". They end sentences with "eh?" Language: English
Level: Advanced
Views: 2471
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Birmingham (Brummie) accent height=90 Birmingham (Brummie) accent Country: England
The Birmingham or West Midlands accent sounds quite depressing. 'All roight' to greet people. 'moine' intead of 'mine'. They put emphasis on the middle of the word. Video shows Stan Collymore, a re... Language: English
Level: Advanced
Views: 3571
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Bristol accent height=90 Bristol accent Country: England
Bristol in a city in the South West of England and some say it's a pirate accent. These people pronounce "s" as "z" and say "he be" and "i be" instead of "he is" and "I am". Terry the oddjob man gi... Language: English
Level: Advanced
Views: 3261
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Mancunian accent height=90 Mancunian accent Country: England
A major feature of the Mancunian accent is the over-enunciation of vowel sounds. "Suunshiiiiiiiine" instead of "Sunshine" and "Tennuuuuurgh" instead of "Tenner" Language: English
Level: Advanced
Views: 5652
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Newcastle (Geordie) Accent height=90 Newcastle (Geordie) Accent Country: England
Geordie from the North East of England has a rich vocabulary that includes words here such as our lass, gan, bairn, wrang, naebody, and dae, meaning respectively, ‘my wife’, ‘go’, ‘child’, ‘wrong’,... Language: English
Level: Advanced
Views: 4609
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The Cockney Accent height=90 The Cockney Accent Country: England
This video, containing expletives, demonstrates the cockney accent. The cockney accent is used by natives of London. The man is performing both parts of a dialogue between a man and the woman. The... Language: English
Level: Advanced
Views: 3704
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The Scouse Accent height=90 The Scouse Accent Country: England
Scouse, the accent from Liverpool, North West England, is noted for a fast, highly accented manner of speech, with a range of rising and falling tones not typical of most of northern England. Scous... Language: English
Level: Advanced
Views: 3399
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The Yorkshire Accent height=90 The Yorkshire Accent Country: England
This video gives an example of the Yorkshire accent in use. Yorkshire is a large region in the North of England. This is a genuine West Yorkshire accent and can be characterised by flat and short v... Language: English
Level: Intermediate
Views: 3108
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Jamaican Accent height=90 Jamaican Accent Country: Jamaica
Slow and laid back, Jamaicans drop consonants. So 'last' becomes 'las'. Man, brother, friend, or girl is a 'mon'. They stress 'THE' and speak in the present even when referring to the past. 'He dri... Language: English
Level: Advanced
Views: 2919
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New Zealand (Kiwi) Accent height=90 New Zealand (Kiwi) Accent Country: New Zealand
New Zealand differs from Australian accent in that Kiwis pronounce the letter i as u, they say sux instead of six for example, and say fush and chups. Video from One News report on how the New Zeal... Language: English
Level: Advanced
Views: 4357
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Northern Irish accent height=90 Northern Irish accent Country: Northern Ireland
Whilst retaining many characteristics of the Irish accent such as the rolled 'r' sounds in 'farm', the Northern Irish accent is stronger. It is also similar to Scottish in that words such as 'good... Language: English
Level: Advanced
Views: 2694
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Learn the Irish Accent height=90 Learn the Irish Accent Country: Scotland
Irish people speak with an almost musical delivery with tone and inflection. All vowels are soft, even though consonants are hardened. Video from The Horse Racing Ireland Awards 2008. Language: English
Level: Advanced
Views: 2549
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Learn The Scottish Accent height=90 Learn The Scottish Accent Country: Scotland
Scots roll their 'r's and say 'wee' to say small. Studies have shown they use 5 less vowel sounds then the English, so the words 'cot' and 'caught' should sound the same. Scots collapse words into... Language: English
Level: Advanced
Views: 3358
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South Africa Accent height=90 South Africa Accent Country: South Africa
Generally, South Africans have very short vowels. America goes to 'urmurica'. The accent is influenced by Afrikaans Language: English
Level: Advanced
Views: 2145
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Boston Accent height=90 Boston Accent Country: United States
People from Boston pronounce their Rs as ah (Park the Car at Harvard Yard will become Pahk the Cah At Hahvad Yahd). They also pronounce Os like aw (Boston becomes Bawstun and Octopus becomes Awctap... Language: English
Level: Advanced
Views: 2415
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Californian Accent height=90 Californian Accent Country: United States
Ian sets off to prove the everyone in California surfslives next to a movie star stereotype wrong. smosh.com http Language: English
Level: Advanced
Views: 2155
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Midwest Accent height=90 Midwest Accent Country: United States
Midwesterners emphasize the short "a" in words. "Law" becomes "lahw," "apple" becomes "ahpple" and so on. They also draw out "s". "Rest" sounds like "ressst," anything plural sounds like even more.... Language: English
Level: Advanced
Views: 2609
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Southern Accent height=90 Southern Accent Country: United States
Southern Accent. Georgia. Georgians tend to speak a sentence rather normally in speed but tend to drag out the last word in a sentence. Georgia accents tend to have a musical lilt to it. "S's" on t... Language: English
Level: Advanced
Views: 2415
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Texas Accent height=90 Texas Accent Country: United States
Texans elongate all one-syllable words into two syllables. The word "big" is pronounced, "bee-yug." The word "pen" is said, "pee-yun." The word "cat" is said "ka-yut." Texans change the "i" to an "... Language: English
Level: Advanced
Views: 2876
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The accents of the 5 boroughs of NYC --  height=90 The accents of the 5 boroughs of NYC -- Country: United States
A tongue-in-cheek demo of New York City's varied accents by each borough: The Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan. I explain not only how to make the sounds but more important... Language: English
Level: Advanced
Views: 2322
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Welsh regional accents height=90 Welsh regional accents Country: Wales
The Welsh accent comes from the Welsh language in that every letter in the word is pronounced. The video shows various accents from Wales. Language: English
Level: Advanced
Views: 2846
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