The Sound of Language: News, Insights, and Tips on International Accents and Accent Reduction
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Jimmy Fallon Paul McCartney Swap Accents Today Show Sir McCartney head butts Fallon

Jimmy Fallon Paul McCartney Swap Accents Today Show Sir McCartney head butts Fallon. Jimmy Fallon, Paul McCartney swap accents, go viral "Late Night," host J...
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The Single Most Mind-Altering Photograph Humanity Has Ever Taken

The Single Most Mind-Altering Photograph Humanity Has Ever Taken | The Sound of Language:  News, Insights, and Tips on International Accents and Accent Reduction | Scoop.it
Everyone you've ever heard of has had the same thing in common.
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Hey, Y’all: Southern Accents Voted Most Attractive | TIME.com

Hey, Y’all: Southern Accents Voted Most Attractive | TIME.com | The Sound of Language:  News, Insights, and Tips on International Accents and Accent Reduction | Scoop.it
We're sure if "Valley Girl" was an option that like, totally would've won.
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When an Accent Gets in the Way of a Job

When an Accent Gets in the Way of a Job | The Sound of Language:  News, Insights, and Tips on International Accents and Accent Reduction | Scoop.it
Although more Americans today speak with a standard American English accent, accents are still fairly common. What does it mean for success in the workplace?
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Who nails the American accent — and who sounds terrible

Who nails the American accent — and who sounds terrible | The Sound of Language:  News, Insights, and Tips on International Accents and Accent Reduction | Scoop.it
We say “tomato”; they say “tomahto.” It used to be easy to tell the difference between the American and British actors on TV the minute they opened their mouths —…...
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How Adele Represents a Renaissance for the British Accent

How Adele Represents a Renaissance for the British Accent | The Sound of Language:  News, Insights, and Tips on International Accents and Accent Reduction | Scoop.it
So if American accents historically sell better, why does Boy George's singing style sound so passé? One word: Adele.
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The cast of Harry Potter "Speaking American" (2010)

The young actors from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows try to speak with an American accent.
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Alice Eve Explains Differences Between American & UK Dating - CONAN on TBS

Alice Eve Explains Differences Between American & UK Dating - CONAN on TBS | The Sound of Language:  News, Insights, and Tips on International Accents and Accent Reduction | Scoop.it
Alice Eve explains the difference between American and British men. HINT: One is WAY less polite.
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'The Woman Who Woke Up Chinese' Reveals The Pitfalls Of Waking Up With An Accent

'The Woman Who Woke Up Chinese' Reveals The Pitfalls Of Waking Up With An Accent | The Sound of Language:  News, Insights, and Tips on International Accents and Accent Reduction | Scoop.it
When Sarah Colwill, 38, was hospitalized for an intense migraine in 2010, she awoke to an astounding sound—her voice.
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Why American Accent Schools Boom In Hong Kong

Why American Accent Schools Boom In Hong Kong | The Sound of Language:  News, Insights, and Tips on International Accents and Accent Reduction | Scoop.it
Standing at the front of the classroom in Hong Kong, nine-year-old Charlotte Yan recites a 2008 speech by Hillary Clinton -- enunciating the words with a perfect American accent."Make sure we have a president who puts our country back on the path...
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When Did Americans Lose Their British Accents?

When Did Americans Lose Their British Accents? | The Sound of Language:  News, Insights, and Tips on International Accents and Accent Reduction | Scoop.it
Readers Nick and Riela have both written to ask how and when English colonists in America lost their British accents and how American accents came about.
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Actors You Didnt Know Arent American Pictures, Damian Lewis Photos - Photo Gallery: Foreign Actors with Great American Accents

Actors You Didnt Know Arent American Pictures, Damian Lewis Photos - Photo Gallery: Foreign Actors with Great American Accents | The Sound of Language:  News, Insights, and Tips on International Accents and Accent Reduction | Scoop.it
Actors You Didnt Know Arent American, Damian Lewis in a picture as part of TV Guide's Foreign Actors with Great American Accents photo gallery
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'Anatomy' of a pitch-perfect actress

'Anatomy' of a pitch-perfect actress | The Sound of Language:  News, Insights, and Tips on International Accents and Accent Reduction | Scoop.it
It's not surprising that Camilla Luddington is so believably American as Jo Wilson, the surgical resident on Grey's Anatomy. She's been working on her accent since she was a child, growing up in the...
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