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23 September 2014
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The Voices Recordings
Interviewee Jenna Tugwell

Lives: Bethesda, Gwynedd

Time lived in area: All my life

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Jenna reveals how she changes her accent, depending on the situation, and that can mean she adopts an American or Indian accent.

Language of interview: English

Duration: 0:18 (mins/secs)

About the interview

The participants were asked to describe how they spoke in their own words.

How do you describe your accent: "English spoken in a North Wales accent."

Have there been other influences on the way you speak: Not Given

Do you have skills in languages other than English?: Yes

Other languages: Welsh

About this interview
JENNA: When I speak to Americans, I change to an American accent, he, he, but I can't do it though that's the thing. They just laugh at me. When I go in into the Indian in Pesda, I start speaking like um "hello Abdhul, its Jenna here". I start speaking like them and they thing it's funny but I don't realise that I'm doin' it.
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