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The problem with a different language is that once you've learnt the words and phrases, got used to the sounds of the language, there's always something else to trip you up. The particular way that a person speaks, their accent.

ACTIVITY
Listen to Adam and Chris talking about some of the difficulties they've had with accents.

Which nationality's accent does Adam have trouble with and what phrase does Chris use to describe a very controlled and old form of English?

Adam and Chris
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ACCENTS: PAGE 1 OF 1


IN LANGUAGE

PART 1: INTRODUCTION
PART 2: MISUNDERSTANDINGS
PART 3: ACCENTS
PART 4: TONE, VOLUME AND STRESS
PART 5: RICHARD'S TIP & USEFUL LINKS
PART 6: USEFUL VOCABULARY AND PHRASES
Link to the general unit
Link to the unit on language
Link to the unit on body language
Link to the unit on time
Link to the unit on status
Link to the unit on relationships
Link to Federico's page
Link to Adam's page
Link to Maralde's page
Link to Chris's page
Link to Andre's page
Link to Richard, the cross-cultural expert's page
Link to the sitemap
FEDERICO
FEDERICO
ADAM
ADAM
MARALDE
MARALDE
CHRIS
CHRIS
ANDRE
ANDRE
RICHARD COOK,
EXPERT
RICHARD COOK,
EXPERT