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    Question Is it RP or "just" a beautiful English accent? (Olivia Williams)

    Dear experts,

    Would you be so kind as to watch this short video, and let me know if it is Received Pronunciation or "just" a beautiful British accent? (I mean Olivia Williams's accent, of course, not the American guy's. ) By the way, it's worth watching for other reasons as well.

    Thank you for sharing your opinions.

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    Thumbs up Re: Is it RP or "just" a beautiful English accent? (Olivia Williams)

    Dear emsr2d2, BobK, Tdol and other British experts,


    Would you be so kind as to as to spend a couple of minutes of your precious time for watching (or just listening to) that short video I posted before, and share your opinions, please.

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    Re: Is it RP or "just" a beautiful English accent? (Olivia Williams)

    It's what I (and many others, I hope) would call RP. But I noticed during my PGCE teaching practice that secondary English teachers in the UK (who have recently had a crash course in linguistics) tend to use the term "RP" to mean 'extreme RP, such as was used on the BBC until the 1950s'.



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