Hi everybody, i am from mexico, and i want to know what is the best english accent that i should to learn?
There are many main countries that speaks english.
What accent do you preffer?
British, Australian, American or Canadian.
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A neutral accent is the best.
It doesn't matter what country's accent you have. You need to be clear in speech, and pronounce each syllable correctly. As long as anyone can understand what you are saying, your accent just does not matter.

Today an American friend told me he could definitely identify me as Indian by my speech, but did not have any problems understanding me. That is the biggest compliment I could receive - I stand as a representative of my country, but one who can be understood by anyone. Emotion: smile

Cheers,

- Joy
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TearsofjoyI stand as a representative of my country, but one who can be understood by anyone. Emotion: smile

By anyone but me and the rest of the world. [6]

[Y]
Anyone without a brain... that's true.

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TearsofjoyIt doesn't matter what country's accent you have. You need to be clear in speech, and pronounce each syllable correctly. As long as anyone can understand what you are saying, your accent just does not matter.

Today an American friend told me he could definitely identify me as Indian by my speech, but did not have any problems understanding me. That is the biggest compliment I could receive - I stand as a representative of my country, but one who can be understood by anyone. Emotion: smile

Cheers,

- Joy

I agree with you Joy. If one doesn't able to convey his/her thoughts clearly, no matter they are a native or non-native speaker, it is of no use.
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Tearsofjoy
Anyone without a brain... that's true.

[6]

A world made up of Muffins. Emotion: big smile

[Y]
I strongly believe the best English accent,( actually whatever the language) is....your natural accent. Having the "accent",especially for a learner, I think should not be the primary concern. Let's learn the Language first, the accent will come all by itself. A Chinese friend of mine asked me once while we were chatting, what was my accent? British or American? When I told him my accent is nothing less than Cameroonian, he couldn't believe it , yet it's true. I'm more concerned about the language, and because there are people with different accents, I try to get use to their accent in order to be able follow people of that country when they speak. Today I have no problem listening a Bangladeshi, an American, or an Australian, at least those around me. I still have problem following a Bristish though.
Adomi
I strongly believe the best English accent,( actually whatever the language) is....your natural accent. Having the "accent",especially for a learner, I think should not be the primary concern. Let's learn the Language first, the accent will come all by itself. A Chinese friend of mine asked me once while we were chatting, what was my accent? British or American? When I told him my accent is nothing less than Cameroonian, he couldn't believe it , yet it's true. I'm more concerned about the language, and because there are people with different accents, I try to get use to their accent in order to be able follow people of that country when they speak. Today I have no problem listening a Bangladeshi, an American, or an Australian, at least those around me. I still have problem following a Bristish though.

Wow! It is surprising, though, that an Asian is well acquainted with American accent but not with British accent. Quite interesting, Adomi.
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