British Accent Training - Part Two

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Visit www.learningbritishaccent.com if you're learning the British Accent. This presentation can help you learn the british accent. Part Two of Two

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The British Accent - Part Two : 

The British Accent - Part Two Narrated By Alison Pitman www.thephonevoice.com email: alison@thephonevoice.com

Slide 2: 

R-Glides, as in There is After vowels the ‘R’ glides in its pronunciation. Very, sorry, miracle, carry, narrow -         sore at me -         a pair of socks -         I prefer it. -         The year after. In Hertford, Hereford and Hampshire hurricanes hardly ever happen.

Slide 3: 

Isolated sound changes: Explosive sound on pronouncing t / p / c etc In most American dialects, speakers do not fully explode the sound of the letter ‘T’. In particular, be careful not to substitute a ‘D’ when the ‘T’ falls between two vowels, as in WRITER.   Matter, later, sitting, better, after The beautiful British writer scattered the letters. Betty bought a bit of butter to make the batter, but the butter was bitter, so Betty bought a bit of better butter to make the bitter batter better!

Try some of these for explosive sounds. : 

Try some of these for explosive sounds. Mr. Tongue Twister tried to train his tongue to twist and turn, and twirl and trick, to learn the letter ‘T’. Peter’s pa Pete poked the pea patch to pick a peck of peas for the poor pink pig in the pine hole pig-pen. Can Cathy count the cans, cats and caterpillars on the carpet.

Explosive Ps/ Ts / Cs in your script : 

Explosive Ps/ Ts / Cs in your script Computer Cancelled Calling Connection Capability Combination Competitive Capability Terminate Today Technololgy Afternoon Computer Activation Probably Prefer Printer Possible Perhaps Permanent Apologise Protect Panel Peripheral Package

Other stretched vowel sounds: Aye : 

Other stretched vowel sounds: Aye <-Aye-> Rates Great day Upgrade hesitate Change Information Email Unable Activation paper

KISS THE W’S, / WHISTLE! : 

KISS THE W’S, / WHISTLE! We without Will work What would Well with When web Was Within William Wanton Website Whilst Password BITE YOUR LOWER LIP TO GET THE V SOUND! Service provider Via Activation Divert Very V for Victor

Now try these! : 

Now try these! I wish to wish the wish you wish to wish, but if you wish the wish the witch wishes, I won’t wish the wish you wish to wish. Vicky is a very vindictive villain with a vicious venomous snake.

Thank you for watching & listening : 

Thank you for watching & listening I hope you found this presentation useful. Please do keep an eye on the http://learningbritishaccent.blogspot.com/ for more presentations. If you would like to contact Alison Pitman please do email her at alison@thephonevoice.com

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