Join your English teacher, Helen, and her guest, Javier, to talk about the wide variety of British accents. Practise your listening and put yourself in Javier’s shoes with Helen’s corrections and explanations on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and interesting phrases.
01:21 What is a Brummie accent?
01:56 Find out why Javier wants a Brummie accent
02:44 Learn vowel sound differences between the north and south of England
06:07 “Been to” versus “gone to”
08:02 Test your knowledge of UK regional nicknames
13:03 “Pick up” and other phrasal verbs
18:46 “Be/get used to”
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