Are british people born with accents?

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we're born making baby noises that resemble the sounds around us, when we start to make longer sounds that resemble words and also resemble details of pronunciation that we've heard and the accent begins.
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How do you fake a British accent?

Answer. I really don't think you could fool the British but you could always try. Get some British flicks like the old Harry Potter movies and try saying the words they say, and record yourself. You could choose a specific part of Britain, every city has its own accent. Choose one and study it.

Why do people have accents?

some people say that it is because they are from a different country or place, They only know to speak their own language. So it is hard for them to speak the right way.

Why does Gloria Riviera have a British accent?

Gloria Riviera lives in London as a UK-based correspondent for ABC News. Americans living abroad often pick up an accent as most of the people they talk to on a daily basis speak with a local accent.

Why do British people lose their accents when they sing?

It's a complex issue, not easily explained in print, rather than with vocal examples, but here's a start. Accents show up largely in (1) the rhythms and tempo of speech; (2) voice quality; (3) the "melody" of speech, the musical pitches, a feature known as "intonation." First the matter of intonati (MORE)

Actors that has a british accent?

All of the actors from Britain. Try John Cleese, Rowin atkinson, Stephen fry... hugh grant michael caine pierce brosnan patrick stewart sean connery

Did people make fun of british accents back in the day in the Usa?

Unlikely. The accents of both the British and the Americans in the early years of America's colonisation were both strongly rhotic , meaning there was an emphasis on the pronunciation of the 'r' wherever it occurred after a vowel, e.g. the word teacher. It was not until later that the British acc (MORE)

Did Marie Curie have a British Accent?

No. She was Polish-born and lived there until the age of 24 when she moved to France where she lived until her death. It's unlikely she even spoke much English.

Why do british people have accents but Americans don't?

Americans do, in fact, have accents; just not to other Americans from the same area. If you sound different in dialect to someone else, and pronounce words differently than others, then it's likely you have an accent; in this case, everyone in the world has an accent.

Why don't Australians have British accents?

The simple answer is because they are not British! Australians developed their unique accent because of the accents of the original settlers (who came from various parts of the UK but with a high concentration of Londoners and Irish) and the unique social setting of the penal colony and the subseque (MORE)

Do the British have their own accent?

Yes The British accent is very distinctive Further The above should perhaps read, British accents are distinctive. There are great many of them, more than anywhere else in the English-speaking world, as you'd expect since "England" is where English originated, and English is the everyday languag (MORE)

What does the British accent sound like?

There is no single word that can encapture the "British accent" since there are many dialects. Possible answers range from pompous to uneducated and fill the entire spectrum therein.

Does Britney Spears have a British accent?

Britney Spears does not have a British accent. She was raised in Louisiana, so she actually has a bit of a southern accent, which can be heard in interviews like the one in the Related Links section below.

Why do Americans love British accents?

I think maybe because it is just different and rare to hear, I live in a small village in northern US and I've only talked to about two people with a British accent while not traveling. Personally I think they are just more attractive than American accents, I'm not sure if it is because I'm American (MORE)

Did George Orwell have a British accent?

His mother took him to England when he was a year old, so he must have had one. this could be possible but keep in mind the fact that he moved out to go to Spain and was there for a year or so so that could have changed things. yes it is likely for him to have an accent then again there i (MORE)

What do Americans think of the British accent?

Personally, I love the British accent and wish that I could hear it all of the time. No certain part of Britain has an accent that bothers me. Every American will have a different opinion and remember Britain has a huge range of different accents.

Why don't Americans have British accents?

I don't see why they don't. The British DID colonize America, and Canada! The Australians and New Zealanders got them. Why? MY ANSWER: America had a huge influx of non-British people, especially after the war of Independence. And I'm sure that since we did REBEL from Britain, a British accent (MORE)

Did John Lennon have a British accent?

Obviously, yes; he was from Liverpool, A Northern City in England, Great Britain. He spoke with an English dialect known as 'Scouse', which is native to Liverpool and its surrounding areas. While the other Beatles had/have seemingly contrasting voices, they too were from Liverpool and all of their (MORE)

What celebrities have british accents?

1. Hugh Laurie ( Plays on House ) 2. Daniel Radcliffe (Plays ithe main protagonist Harry Potter in the Harry Potter films) 3. Tom Felton ( Plays Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter films) 4. Calem Blue ( Plays Major/General Zod in Smallville) 5. Emma Watson ( Plays Hermonie Granger in the Harry Potter (MORE)

Does Christian Bale have a british accent?

Yes, he does but it's rare that he speaks with it in public as he is a method actor and speaks in the accent the character that he is playing at all promotional events. Google old videos of him (eg Little Women days) to hear his English accent.

Why does Madonna talk with a British Accent?

She doesn't. People who know what the various British accents really sound like will recognize that Madonn'a does not speak with one. Madonna does often over-enunciate and with very measured, controlled diction. It makes her sound stilted (or perhaps constipated), rather than British. As with ever (MORE)

Do British people make fun of Americans in American accents?

Yes, as there are people everywhere that immitate countrys accents and make fun of them. Answer The British have a long history of poking fun at almost everything. For an allegedly pompous race they have a remarkable sense of humour, much funnier than American slapstick. The British, unlike Amer (MORE)

Can British People Fake An American Accent?

Of course. There are certain languages that make a person more adequate to do other languages accents but yes they can. Take the example of Hugh Laurie. He is the actor that plays Dr. House in the homonym show. He's British. You can also check his British accent in the Stuart Little movies. He plays (MORE)

Does carlisle Cullen have a british accent?

He was born sometime in the early 1640s in London, England. Though Peter Facinelli recognized that Carlisle might have had an English accent, he did not use a strong one when filming Twilight because he thinks Carlisle would have adapted to his surroundings and dropped the accent to avoid attention. (MORE)

Why do British people think Americans have accents?

Americans do have accents, British people do have accents. When one has a different way of speaking than another then it is noticed. When a British person hears an American person speaking, the American does have an accent to the Brit. Answer Everyone has an accent! That's how British people (MORE)

How did the British get their accents?

There are hundreds of British accents and they originated where people lived and worked. Before WW2 in Britain,people did not move around a lot and many local dialects and accents thrived and still existed in rural areas into the 1970's.

Where do people speak with a British accent?

There is actually no such thing as a British accent. There is an English accent, a Scottish accent, an Irish accent, or a Welsh accent.  These are generally spoken within their own countries (English in England, Scottish in Scotland, etc.). However, people all over the world may have a breed of a (MORE)

Do British dogs bark with British accents?

According to a 2006 study by the Canine Behaviour Centre inCumbria, dogs do exhibit regional accents in their barks andgrowls. The study found that a dog raised in Liverpool will havehigher pitched growls that are thought to be a result of mimickingthe human accent of the region which is also of a h (MORE)