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    Hi everybody.

    I have two questions:

    1) What is the different between a British and an American accent ?
    Is there a big different or just in pronunciation ?

    2) Is an Australian accent the same in a British?

    Thanks for help.

    Note : If there any mistakes in my post please correct them.

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    hey guys I really need help.

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    Default Re: An accent !

    Hi Happy Face!
    For some reason nobody has replied yet. I'll try correcting your mistakes, but please remember that I don't have to be right about it.

    Hi everybody.

    I have two questions:

    1) What is the difference between the British and the American accent? We don't put spaces before question marks!
    Is there a big difference or just in pronunciation? We don't put spaces before question marks!

    2) Is the Australian accent the same in a British? I'm not sure how to correct this phrase, but it's certainly incorrect.

    Thanks for your help.

    Note: (We don't put spaces before colons!) If there are any mistakes in my post please correct them.
    Last edited by birdeen's call; 03-Aug-2010 at 23:49.

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    Default Re: An accent !

    Quote Originally Posted by Happy Face :) View Post
    Hi everybody.

    I have two questions:

    1) ...
    Is there a big differentce or just a difference in pronunciation ?

    2) Is an Australian accent the same in a as the British [one]?

    Thanks for help.

    Note : If there any mistakes in my post please correct them.
    BC's corrections of the first sentence in 1 are fine; and there is a difference. I don't understand the distinction you seem to be making between accent and pronunciation. Most of the differences are in the accent, but in some cases there are differences in vocabulary, word choices, grammar choices, grammar ... This has been discussed many times in this forum; try a few searches.

    As to 2, by asking the question you have already answered it. If 'Australian accent' means anything, then of course the answer's No. This too has been discussed before. It's likely that nobody was rushing to answer because they had already answered elsewhere and are sick and tired of repeating themselves.

    b

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