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“English is the language of a people who have probably earned their reputation for perfidy and hypocrisy because their language itself is so flexible, so often light-headed with with statements which appear to mean one thing one year and quite … Continue reading

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When Did Americans Lose Their British Accents?

Readers Nick and Riela have both written to ask how and when English colonists in America lost their British accents and how American accents came about. Revolutionary War Reenactment Image via Shutterstock There are many, many evolving regional British and … Continue reading

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Global Accent Archive: The Worldwide Accent Project

The Worldwide Accent Project This project is a collection of accents from around the world. If you’d like to take part, please do so! Just don’t forget to add your video as a video response, and if you can, get … Continue reading

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Hugh Laurie: the British accent vs the American

The fantastically talented Hugh Laurie paid a Dr House call to Ellen, and they played an exciting game of American slang versus English slang — and the game was bloody brilliant!

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Research Says: The Non-Native English Speaking Teacher is the Best Teacher

What? Come again? The NNEST is better than the NEST? Who’s the source? Where did you get that from? Dear reader(s), it’s true. I’m not making it up. Remember, I believe that All Teachers Can Be Great Teachers, if we: … Continue reading

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Today I ran across a video entitled, “Learn English From A Native Speaker”, on YouTube. I thought I’d take a look and see what it was about. The video began, “Do you want to learn English?” Would you prefer to … Continue reading

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