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How Accents Developed, History, & Accent Examples

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The English Express Morning Show

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Todays show was all about different accents and how they developed!
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Segment 1: Some history on how the American and British accents developed
Segment 2: How and why accents develop in the first place, and information on studies of how humans hear speech in different cultures
Segment 3: We’re joined by Julian, an honest to goodness Brit who shares his insights with us. Also audio examples of accents, including my little 4 year old son trying to demonstrate the American and British accents
Segment 4: Continuing with Julian, and finishing our discussion of different cultures of speech and Julian ends with some stories and his experiences