[General] Is this a British accent?

jutfrank

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No, definitely not. Her accent sounds to me part-Chinese, part-Antipodean.
 

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I have the sound turned low so I don't bother my wife, but what I can hear sounds like a New Zealand accent.

I agree with Jut. It's definitely not British.
 

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I'm definitely hearing those Kiwi notes in addition to the slight Chinese accent. But the Beacon College she's talking about seems to be in Hong Kong, so perhaps it's just a variety of Hong Kong accent.
 
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I have the sound turned low so I don't bother my wife, but what I can hear sounds like a New Zealand accent.

I was going to say Australian, but it's definitely from that part of the world. How do you spot a New Zealand accent?
 

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It's hard to explain for someone like me who isn't faniliar with phonetics and its related jargon. The best I can come up with is: Kiwis use very short vowels.
 

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"When I first met the teachers ..."
"It was so precise and in-depth ..."

Her "e" sound in those words don't sound like British to me.

It sounds like this:
https://youtu.be/8ujONkFYOU0
 

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I was going to say Australian, but it's definitely from that part of the world. How do you spot a New Zealand accent?
I've only met or heard a few New Zealanders, so I'm not a reliable witness. But to my ears, the way she says "mit" instead of "met" and "teacheh" instead of "teacher" reminds me of New Zealanders I've heard.
 
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