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    'Pronunciation' VS 'Accent' VS 'Dialect'

    Hi Everybody,

    I'd like to know what are the difference between 'Pronunciation', 'Accent' and 'Dialect'? Thanks.


    WYH

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    Re: 'Pronunciation' VS 'Accent' VS 'Dialect'

    Quote Originally Posted by Williamyh View Post
    Hi Everybody,

    I'd like to know what are the difference between 'Pronunciation', 'Accent' and 'Dialect'? Thanks.


    WYH
    I would suggest dictionary.com

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    Re: 'Pronunciation' VS 'Accent' VS 'Dialect'

    Dialect can include much besides a regional accent- vocabulary, grammatical forms, etc. Your accent is the overall general way you speak, but your pronunciation of words may vary- if you stress a word to give it greater importance, that would be a question of pronunciation not accent.

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