3 Ways to Instantly Sound More British!! 🇬🇧 #Shorts
Three ways to instantly sound more British
Make sure you’re elongating your long vowel sounds
like [iː] [aː] [uː] [əu]
so for example, the phone is the phone
you really want to make the most of that long [ou]
the [a] sound is long [aː] far, car, guitar
see, free. You really want to make of these vowel sounds
free you really want to make the most of
these vowel sounds.
The next thing is that you don’t want the r to be rhotic
this is much more in American English like they would say art
but we say art art, computer, water
It’s often more of a schwa. [US] ʃwɑ ｜ [UK] ʃwɑː 曖昧母音
Last thing is you want to make sure your hs are nice and crispy
Hello, Harry, have you got a new hat on?
you don’t want to drop them in British English
you shouldn’t be dropping your hs
so have a go at those.
Have you got a new hat on?