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When taking a trip to Europe,which accent of English is easier to be understood?British or American?
May 11, 2011 9:29 AM
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Well most Europeans I have talked to said American English would be easier to understand - but I guess English is English and as long as yours is good enough.... ;)
May 11, 2011
If your English is good enough, it doesn't matter. However, most people in Europe learn British English.
May 11, 2011
I believe a British accent would be easier. We have whats called a 'Received pronunciation' accent. This is very neutral, and is used on the news (and by the queen!) as it is the easiest to understand. However, there are so many accents in both America and Britain, so comparing between them isn't so easy!
May 11, 2011
A European accent is best.
May 11, 2011
In my own point of view,I think American English is easier for me to understand.But I don't think american english is a kind of standard language,british one is more standard,so I prefer learning british english,but I think american english is easier to speak
May 12, 2011
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