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I have a Horrible Voice/Accent that you won't Believe! watch

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    Please take this question very Seriously!

    I am originally from Nigeria as i was born there but i came to England as a baby. I have basically lived in London all my life but my accent keeps changing. I used to have a good posh/Well spoken Accent but during my puberty, my voice broke and since then it has changed from having the weirdness of my voice to going to having a little Nigerian Accent. Of recent it is now turning to case of Foreign Accent Syndrome as now two people in the space of 4 months says i have a Northern Accent.

    A Northern ACCENT?? A accent where i have never ever been to manchester or been to the North but i have a northern Accent.. can you ****ing believe that? i do try obviously to talk in london jafacan but the accent isn't there it's just this Northern accent of a place i've never lived in my life

    Can somebody help me?
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    (Original post by O.Ozz)
    Please take this question very Seriously!

    I am originally from Nigeria as i was born there but i came to England as a baby. I have basically lived in London all my life but my accent keeps changing. I used to have a good posh/Well spoken Accent but during my puberty, my voice broke and since then it has changed from having the weirdness of my voice to going to having a little Nigerian Accent. Of recent it is now turning to case of Foreign Accent Syndrome as now two people in the space of 4 months says i have a Northern Accent.

    A Northern ACCENT?? A accent where i have never ever been to manchester or been to the North but i have a northern Accent.. can you ****ing believe that? i do try obviously to talk in london jafacan but the accent isn't there it's just this Northern accent of a place i've never lived in my life

    Can somebody help me?
    What do you want help with?

    Apart from elocution lessons, I don't think there's much you can do...
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    (Original post by Caitlin_3008)
    What do you want help with?

    Apart from elocution lessons, I don't think there's much you can do...
    What is Elocution lessons?? but yeah it does sound madly weird if you heard it
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    (Original post by O.Ozz)
    What is Elocution lessons?? but yeah it does sound madly weird if you heard it
    Basically you get taught how to speak and act correctly (how to become posh )... Pronunciation, grammar, attitude and all that.
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    Vocaroo your accent so we can have a listen.

    http://vocaroo.com/
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    Embrace it.
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    (Original post by Abdul-Karim)
    Vocaroo your accent so we can have a listen.

    http://vocaroo.com/

    maybe later..

    but i have recorded my voice and to be honest i'm lost myself... I was sure many years i spoke in an Estuary accent or something posh with london slang but idk man, i live a odd life
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    (Original post by Solemn Rain)
    Embrace it.

    What do you mean??
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    I was born in Australia, moved to Norfolk when I was eleven.

    My accent sounds American to most people, or even South African to some.

    I would say embrace it; it's your own unique accent. Nobody will care so long as they can understand you.
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    (Original post by Caitlin_3008)
    Basically you get taught how to speak and act correctly (how to become posh )... Pronunciation, grammar, attitude and all that.
    oh that, i was watching the london accent on youtube and whilst i understood what was said and i can imitate it, it just sound enough gritty (if you know london accents are)
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    Its your 'unique selling point' - now its down to you how you want to market it for your own benefit
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    (Original post by O.Ozz)
    oh that, i was watching the london accent on youtube and whilst i understood what was said and i can imitate it, it just sound enough gritty (if you know london accents are)
    What do you mean? Do you want a London accent?
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    I know you said to take this seriously but I think it's hilarious... I don't think it would actually ever matter
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    (Original post by MangoFreak)
    I was born in Australia, moved to Norfolk when I was eleven.

    My accent sounds American to most people, or even South African to some.

    I would say embrace it; it's your own unique accent. Nobody will care so long as they can understand you.
    I can't Embrace it, because it's sort of embarassing.. at least probably i should be happy i have some sort of a british acccent
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    Speech therapy? A northan accent isn't that bad, could be worse
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    When most people hear their voice it sounds horrible. I dislike mine. However as long as people understand what you're saying and you speak correctly it is all that matters.
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    Get over it?
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    Ermmm that's actually really rude. Northern accents aren't horrible. If anything, Nigerian accents are literally the worst accents ever.
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    (Original post by Caitlin_3008)
    What do you mean? Do you want a London accent?
    I should have a london accent, and i believed at one point i used to have one but idk :confused:
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    I think the purpose of this was that i am having A Northern Accent (as people say) when i live in London and the aim was that i have never been been to the North of England or Manchester so the worry is that why do i have it and will it ever go away?
 
 
 
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