Example sentences for: accents

How can you use “accents” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • SIX Accent variety and the mass media SEVEN The accents of politics EIGHT Changing patterns NINE Accents and the future

  • The two accents are used in French to change the value of e , which is the most common vowel in French (as in English) and which comes in as many varieties as Campbell's soup—hence the need for some kind of regulation by diacritical marks.

  • In Birmingham in 1918 it was possible to buy a manual designed to enable local speakers to correct their accents, since, as its author claimed, “to no one is the absence of local dialect more important than to the young officer in the army”.

  • There is no high drama in these everyday stories: they are simply abstract and brief chronicles of time and place, spoken artifacts for preserving the everfluctuating accents and dialects of Great Britain's intricate linguistic hierarchy.

  • THREE Talking proper and talking posh FOUR Are some accents better than others?

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