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Is Accent permanent?

Is your accent permanent or can you acquire a different accent? Babies are normally locked into the sounds of the language they hear spoken. If they hear a language spoken in a particular way during childhood, they pick those sounds up and speak in that particular way growing up. Scottish, Germans, Spanish, Indians, Arabs, and …

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Accent vs Pronunciation

Are the words accent and pronunciation any different? In order to understand them better, let’s first look how the dictionary defines these terms. Accent: noun /ˈaks(ə)nt,ˈaksɛnt/a distinctive way of pronouncing a language, especially one associated with a particular country, area, or social class. Pronunciation: noun /prəˌnʌnsɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n/the way in which a word is pronounced. Pronounce: verb …

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