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    Please help: what accent is that?

    Dear Teachers

    Can you tell me what accent is the voice in the following video? Please help.

    Part 1 - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Audiobook by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Adventures 01-02) - YouTube


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    Anthony the learner

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    Re: Please help: what accent is that?

    It's American. The narrator lives in South Carolina, but I am no good at American dialects - he may have moved there from somewhere else.

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    Re: Please help: what accent is that?

    He sounds like an American trying to sound like a computer. There's not even a tinge of Southern in his voice. I don't find it very pleasant, but it is very clear.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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