London’s Modern Cockney: Jayde Pierce

The Short Answer: Jayde Pierce has a Cockney accent featuring modern pronunciations.

The In-Depth Answer: British model and Instagram personality Jayde Pierce (rumoured to have dated Justin Bieber) speaks with a delicious, modern Cockney accent. Her manner of speaking reflects how London’s Cockney accent has evolved away from its harsh and grating origins. When listening to Jayde Pierce speak, I hear an authentic London voice that reflects how people with a working class background actually speak in real life in and […]

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How to Do (Any) Accent – Accent Improvisation!

For such a small country, the British Isles has an incredible variety of accents and dialects. It’s amazing how different we sound considering we speak the same language. If you are looking to expand your repertoire of British accents, or any accent for that matter, here’s my advice to you – improvise and have fun experimenting with your target accent.

Accent Improvisation Exercise

(1) Imagine your ‘character’: every accent has a life of it’s […]

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Kate Moss: How She Speaks

Kate Moss has been at the centre of British fashion since the 90’s. We are all familiar with her famous face, but not so much with the voice that goes with it. This is because for much of her fashion career, Kate Moss avoided appearing in radio or television spoken interviews. After keeping silent for so long, Kate Moss is increasingly appearing once again in video in spoken interviews. This post speculates as to why […]

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Mastering The British Accent – Best Ever Tip!

Want to master the British accent? Introducing the best British accent tip you will ever learn!!!

When working to train your British accent, the first step is to make sure you know how and where to pronounce the key sounds in a British English accent. This part is easy, and as long as you have patience and persevere, you will learn how to say each sound clearly and precisely.

The next much more important step, which […]

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What Accent Does CutiePieMarzia Have?

The Short Answer – CutiePieMarzia speaks English with an international English accent. Her accent is a blend of American English pronunciations, Swedish intonation, and an Italian rhythm of speech!

The In-Depth Answer Fashion and lifestyle blogger CutiePieMarzia is a non-native speaker of English from Italy who has spent time living in Sweden as well as the UK. She has also taken extended trips to the USA, spending approximately one month per […]

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What Accent Does Zoella Have?

Youtube star Zoella is from Lacock in Wiltshire (the county of Wiltshire is part of the West Country region of the UK) and currently lives in Brighton (South East of England). The most dominant pronunciation patterns in her accent reflect the standard southern British accent, which is spoken in the South East of England, for example in Brighton. However, certain pronunciations in her accent have a ‘country-ish’ West Country ring to them.

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British Accent Pack – Free Download

Are you interested to learn a British accent? Here’s everything you need to know about developing a natural British accent…

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  • What British accent should you learn?
  • Watch video examples of British accents
  • Celebrity accents: what accents do famous British people have?
  • Find out about […]
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Cara Delevingne: What Accent Does She Have?

Cara Delevingne’s accent is the modern Sloane accent – the accent of upper class Londoners from Chelsea, Knightsbridge and Belgravia. It’s a specific way of speaking which blends features of Heightened R.P. (an extremely posh accent) with the influence of lower class pronunciations specific to London. The result is an accent that is both exclusive and edgy at the same time. The blend of ‘high’ and ‘low’ pronunciations may be one of the contributing […]

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The British Accent – According to The World!

The British accent according to the world is elegant, sexy and upper class. Please take note: real British people don’t sound like the people in these clips! The British accent according to the world is based on an old-fashioned stereotype that probably NEVER existed in real life.

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Upper Class British Accent – Famous Examples

Examples of a British Upper Class accent also known as Heightened R.P. (Received Pronunciation)…

 

 

British Upper Class Accent Examples

Downton Abbey – actors in wedding scene

Jacob Rees-Mogg – Conservative Party Politician

Sir Patrick Moore – deceased astronomer

Sophie Winkleman – actress

Duchess of Cambridge – wife of Prince William

Dowager Duchess of Devonshire – deceased royal

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How To Speak With A Clear British Accent

The British are known across the world for speaking with a clear and precise accent (otherwise known as Received Pronunciation or R.P.). To be able to speak with a clear British English accent it is first necessary to develop and strengthen the facial muscles at the side of the mouth. Once you have trained up these muscles by doing the speech training exercise I demonstrate in the video, you too will be able to […]

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Things People Shout On The Jeremy Kyle Show…

Introducing you to Jeremy Kyle English!

Jeremy Kyle English refers to the non-standard varieties of British English that you hear on the Jeremy Kyle chat show. The people on the show can be quite hard to understand: lucky for you I made a list of the common phrases and expressions you hear people shout!

Things People Say on Jeremy Kyle:
at the end of the day
you’re having a laugh
you’re doing my head in
you’re out of order
to swear […]

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How to do a “British Accent” – Accent Tour

Accents of the UK

Perdita Lawton voice over artist gives us some tips, tricks and phrases to speak in a variety of British accents from the UK…

Yorkshire accent – the lyrical sound of the Yorkshire accent requires a tight mouth.

Welsh accent from The Valleys – make sure that when you try the Welsh accent you have a ‘sing-song’ tone of voice.

Sommerset accent – say ‘combine harvester’ while keeping your pronunciation soft.

Essex accent – the Essex […]

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American Accent Tour

Accents of the USA

Perdita Lawton voice over artist gives us some tips, tricks and phrases to speak as characters with American accents…

New York Bronx Accent – to sound like you’re from the Bronx say ‘coffee’ as many times as possible while eating a bagel.

Standard American Accent (East Coast) – try saying, ‘I’ll get a cheeseburger and fries’ or ‘I love cheeseburger and fries’. **Calm down we’re only joking. 😉

Jade’s Lisping American Nerd Accent- don’t […]

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How to Do a Scouse Accent

The Liverpool Accent

Perdita lawton voice over artist gives us some tips, tricks and phrases to do a fast, funny and friendly accent as if you were a real Scouser…

(1) High pitched – the Liverpool accent tends to have a high pitch.

(2) High question intonation – the ends of sentences tend to raise in intonation as if a question is being asked. This quality of the scouse accent encourages conversation and gives a friendly impression.

(3) Wet […]

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