Newsgroups: uk.culture.language.english, misc.education.language.english
From: Einde O'Callaghan <einde.ocallag...@planet-interkom.de>
Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2002 10:44:52 +0200
Local: Tues, Apr 30 2002 4:44 am
Subject: Re: Who invented RECEIVED PRONUNCIATION?
SuperSlonik wrote:In my opinion these are all diffenent names for variants of the basic
> "Phil C." <nob...@nowhere.co.uk> wrote in message <news:firstname.lastname@example.org>...
> I was surprised how many "standard" English languages you have... :-)
"Standard British English", except perhaps for so-called "public-school
Engnlish", which often seems to be an exaggerated form of th others.
There may be slight differences but IMO they are minimal.
On beginners' cassettes using British English they often use speakers
The standard pronunciation used is the one recorded in the dictionaries.
Regards, Einde O'Callaghan
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