British pronunciation and American pronunciation

Can somebody tell me what are the differences between British pronunciation and American pronunciation?

Jul 3, 2014 1:50 PM
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Thank you all!

July 10, 2014

Grab a good dictionary and find out.


Oxford Advanced Learner's is a nice choice.



July 3, 2014
July 3, 2014

Sheer laziness.

July 3, 2014

There are many many differences in pronunciation, vocab and even grammar (or rather, grammatical <em>tendancies</em> though these are minor...).


The biggest and most obvious pronunciation difference is the rhotic vs. non-rhotic aspect.  Where there is an "r" followed by a vowel, Americans (and Canadians) will pronounce it and British (and Australians) will not. 


Eg. For British English speakers, "sore" and "saw" are homophones but for American English speakers, they are not.


There is a lot of stuff on the internet further and better explaining this topic!  ;-)

July 3, 2014
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