When someone from Britain speaks, Americans hear a "British accent"...

BJ in Texas bjtexas at hotmail.com
Tue Jun 28 20:31:03 CEST 2005


muldoon <brian9511 at dslextreme.com> wrote:
|| Americans consider having a "British accent" a sign of
|| sophistication and high intelligence. Many companies hire
|| salespersons from Britain to represent their products,etc.
|| Question: When the British hear an "American accent," does it
|| sound unsophisticated and dumb?
||
|| Be blunt. We Americans need to know. Should we try to change
|| the way we speak? Are there certain words that sound
|| particularly goofy? Please help us with your advice on this
|| awkward matter.

Which of the British accents?

BJ





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