RP question

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ceid donn
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Re: RP question

Postby ceid donn » 2018-07-29, 17:46

Try You Tube? Honestly, if you try to fake a RP accent, you'll just get laughed at.

I'm personally not a fan of RP or of elevating it over other English language accents worldwide. In my opinion, it's artificial, classist and not a real accent.

Rather, if you feel people don't understand you when you speak, I would suggest you focus on improving your diction and articulation rather than changing your accent. For that, again, look on You Tube. There should be a lot of videos there to help you with that. Good luck.

IpseDixit

Re: RP question

Postby IpseDixit » 2018-07-30, 14:28

This video might interest you:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7lefeetwkg

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Re: RP question

Postby KatyP » 2018-08-24, 17:44

If I were you, I think I would check out resources about the Boston accent and how it differs from the RP accent in order to see where you might be making your mistakes. Wikipedia is always a good place to start.


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