1411, 2023

The Phonetics Police

By |November 14th, 2023|Categories: Pronunciation|

The Phonetics Police In the world of written English, everybody knows about the grammar police.  They pick at a piece of writing, not because of its language (the [...]

1004, 2023

British English IPA Variations

By |April 10th, 2023|Categories: Pronunciation|

British English IPA Variations Above are British English transcriptions from Cambridge (blue) and Oxford (orange) dictionaries. The words are the same, the accent is the same, but the transcriptions [...]

1410, 2022

Upper Received Pronunciation

By |October 14th, 2022|Categories: Accents|

Upper Received Pronunciation Otherwise known as "old fashioned posh".  Upper RP is a British English accent that is now only really spoken by ageing aristocrats. These days [...]

610, 2022

King Charles’ Accent

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Accents|

King Charles' Accent The UK has a new monarch, King Charles III and with him a new English model: The King's English. So what does he sound like? Below is [...]


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