3 Ways to Sound More British | Pronunciation Lesson #Spon


3 Ways to Sound More British | Pronunciation Lesson #Spon

(bright music) – Hello everyone, and welcome
back to English with Lucy. Today I’ve got a really
special lesson for you. I’m going to talk to you about three ways that you can make yourself
sound more British in terms of pronunciation. So really, it’s three
British-English pronunciation tips. Now this video is aimed
at both native speakers, maybe you’re an actor and want
to have a more British accent for a role or something like that. Or also for people learning
English as a second language, this video is for you as well. I am going to be focusing
on the differences between American pronunciation
and British pronunciation. And I’m focusing on a
neutral British accent, which is what I speak with. I don’t quite speak with
a received pronunciation, which is something that not
many speak with nowadays. Before we get started, I
just want to talk to you quickly about lingoda who
is sponsoring today’s video. This video will help you
with your British-English pronunciation, but if you
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wonderful discount for you. You can get $50 dollars or €50 Euros off your first month at lingoda by clicking on the link down below, and using the code in the description box. It’s a fantastic offer, don’t miss out. Let’s get started with the lesson. Now, the first thing I’m
going to talk to you about is the er sound, the letter R. The general rule to sound more British is don’t pronounce the R sound, unless it’s followed by a vowel. I have a video on when
you should pronounce the R on the end of words, which you can check out right here. But, in American English,
you would pronounce the R at the end of a word. Something like better, for us, uh, uh. It’s a schwa sound. But for Americans, and please, don’t laugh at my American accent,
I’m going to try my best. Americans would say better, better. We say bett-uh, bett-uh. The world folder, fold-uh. We end the word with a uh,
uh, fold-uh, schwa sound. Americans would end the word
with an er sound, folder. Don’t laugh at my American accent, I tried my best. The next tip is pronouncing the letter U, instead of ooh, we often say you. So words like stupid, duty, Americans generally say, stoopid, dooty, stoopid, dooty, stoopid, dooty. And that’s an error that I hear a lot of non-native speakers make as well. So my Spanish students, which
I love with all of my heart, I’m not making fun of your accents here, I’m just pointing out an error, so that you can help yourselves with it. They say, stuupid, stuupid, and it should be stupid, stupid. Or something like Youtube, Youtube, they might say, Yuutuube, Yuutuube. Now, you might have noticed
that when I was comparing American and British pronunciation, I also changed the way
that I pronounced T’s. Now in British English,
we do one of two things. So when Americans would say water, we would say one of two things, we can say wah-ta, wah-at, or even wah-ah, wah-ah. Now the first one is the generally
correct way of saying it. The second one is very
informal and features many dialects and regional
accents like Cockney. So we can either completely overaccentuate and pronounce the T, or drop it completely and replace it with a glottal stop. Now I am planning to do an entire video about the glottal stop, since
it’s incredibly important. Now, a glottal stop is an
audible consonant created by blocking the flow of air. In simple terms, it’s this,
uh, uh, wah-uh, wah-uh. Bett-uh, bett-uh, okay? Americans sometimes replace
the Te sound with a De sound. Dudy, duty or duh-e with the glottal stop. (laughs) Now I personally don’t speak
much with the glottal stop. I do sometimes, instead of saying but, I might say buh buh, so I’m stopping, I’m stopping the air coming out. So instead of saying but I want to, I might say, buh I want to. Buh I, buh I, there’s no T there. Alright guys, that’s it
for the lesson today. I hope you enjoyed it. And I hope you are now one step closer to being able to speak
with a British accent when you want to. Don’t forget to connect with
me on all of my social media. I’ve got my Instagram, my
Facebook and my Twitter. Also, remember to check out lingoda if you haven’t already. The link and the discount code
is in the description box, and I’ll see you soon for another lesson. (kiss) (bright music)

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100 thoughts on “3 Ways to Sound More British | Pronunciation Lesson #Spon”

  1. new ton says:

    What is the last 5:38 to 6:07 music name?

  2. SolarWolf says:

    Like dude 2mins bullshit talking

    Btw great video

  3. i want to ORA a dolphin says:

    I ain't happy, I'm feeling glad

  4. samuel escobar says:

    I was speaking with a British accent with my friends just for fun, now I can’t speak with my American accent help

  5. nana ali says:

    Perso je trouve l'accent américaine plus facile,les anglais on dirais ils avalent les lettres

  6. wrestling geek says:

    I wanna here n word in British accent

  7. RealTimeX says:

    I'm beginning to wonder if the dislikes are generated by YouTube Algorithm or some sort.

    Youube: No one is perfect, 😤

    Damn! I forgot my T

  8. Triangle Soft says:

    I will be happy to know if her teeth are not bleached.

  9. Jusuf Kovacevic says:

    your American accent is actually good

  10. اميرة Amira says:

    Ok so tell me how I’ve been watching this British Muslim girl and now I find myself saying words in a British Accent without noticing myself ???

  11. Anas Kareem says:

    Hello you are so beautiful .I love British spoken too.

  12. Jäger 072 says:

    I've no idea how I wound up here, but I liked it nonetheless xD

  13. maro yagu says:

    hahaha,.. the cutest,… 😁

  14. S100 B. says:

    There are maybe more than 20 British Accents inside Great Britain, so if you learn one British Accent you have to learn it all or you're going to fail 😂

  15. Ashlene Cooper says:

    I’m british. Ha I just sound a mixture like a mixture of Irish, American and welsh

  16. Ashlene Cooper says:

    The video starts at 1:55

    Thank me later

  17. //. says:

    reads title:

    me: didn't know u could sound like 4 countries at one

  18. Yerwel says:

    Im here because i want to sound like Tom Ellis xD

  19. aisen Lara says:

    She is destroying my english,,as much i know

  20. Eesha Velluri says:

    I want to sound like Harry potter

  21. Kpk Kpk says:

    M. Tanveer. 00966597085483.imo

  22. Franco Avellino says:

    Dear Lucy, I think that You forgot the most important thing, which is the sound of the letter T, it is the most characteristic of the British

  23. Sol says:

    Lucy your American accent gives life 😉

  24. deepak lavera says:

    Hi! Your so beautiful and I have a issue with beautiful peoples that my eyes never get off to them and so this will help me to do more focus on your lessons and to Learn quickly 😀

  25. nobody o-o says:

    Fucking hell I sound nothing like this and I am from England. But from the north so I can’t really say anything 😂

  26. Ruba Sarmad says:

    I sound like a frog

  27. Crimson Sky says:

    Im not sure why but when she speaks in a american accent she sounds like a person who would be a voice from something in google.

  28. Alexander Weinhart says:

    So if you got 4 you end up saying foah no r lol

  29. Lilia Pilingen says:

    Awwts get absolutely get yeeted mate

  30. Ghulam Bux says:

    British :wota
    Indian: waaataaarrrrrrrra

  31. Freaty the Dreary says:

    Bloody hell matey
    Do I sound British yet

  32. notalikiii says:

    such a beautiful teacher.. i love learning with all your videos..

  33. Alex Triboi says:

    US english:Holy Mother of God
    UK english: Holy Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Winsdor

  34. angela flores says:

    I'm here cuz I have a role in a play that I have to be british

  35. sathyaman says:

    "this video is for actor who want a more british accent or people who want to speak English as a second language"

    me English as my third language 🙁

  36. Fun with McKenna says:

    Omg ur American Accent sounds like a robot

  37. Fat Bastard Pipes says:


  38. Angel Ty says:

    Im asian i have british accent because i can mimic sound

  39. Rinku Kumar says:

    Man your sound well and you are also very beautiful.

  40. Jirka Čoupek says:

    Stoopid, doody, stoopid, doody

  41. Santiago 1966 says:

    Brillant Lucy ! Saludos de Argentina!

  42. WarframeOn says:

    3:38 that sounded very Hungarian, that's sus.

  43. firebrand4Him says:

    Lucy, please can you recommend any Spanish movies or tv series for a native English speaker who wants to become fluent in Spanish?

  44. lenaaa Ro says:

    I’m Spanish and the problem is that I watch only American movies and series but in school my teachers got a British accent so I make a kinda mix between the two accents and the words too. So that’s kinda confusing

  45. bad gamer says:

    fucking Shelby's

  46. Wake Up says:

    After watching this video……
    do we really need to sound like a British!

  47. Nyambe Glen says:

    Goddamn this woman is beautiful

  48. Ted Williams says:

    There’s nothing wrong with your American accent love.

  49. Sophia Cantu says:

    Im here because of Harry Styles

  50. F.B.I says:

    My I call a lift

  51. Padmanabh K says:

    Your American accent is flawless!

  52. Man Bat says:

    I just wanna prank people

  53. KingNick Mapping Productions says:


  54. Artemi Nikolife says:

    Тёлка то русская

  55. Rodrigo da silva says:

    I love your accent, I would like to visit UK one day

  56. Trinity tseng says:

    im peppa pig

  57. Theo Herbert says:

    Your American sounds fine

  58. Henry Mateo says:


  59. danieloツ says:

    how to talk like mongraal

  60. Danielle Courtney Perry III says:

    Does help with my speeches in class 😅😂

  61. Hapkido Kenshi Club says:

    "mohtafahka" it is sound like british accent LOL

  62. Im Nayeon says:

    Im here because i want to learn Harry's and Hermione's british accent lol

  63. sometaepls says:

    Shite, you sound like my old 11+ tutor

  64. Shankar Bhashiyam says:

    Very useful

  65. Death Storm says:

    3:08 stewped, doodie

  66. Amira says:

    Just because of Emilia Clarke

  67. KING KAREEM says:

    she is hot as f

  68. Asep Rosyadi says:

    why your IG just only 3 posts while ur followers 3,6K

  69. Erika Garcia says:

    Omg this video is amazing

  70. Ghulam Abass says:

    Thankew mam

  71. Shahwan Jamil says:

    اكو عرب بطيارة ؟

  72. Moon V. says:

    My accent is mixed with American and British accents

  73. Ryan Waasdorp says:

    Who would want to sound British when you can sound American?

  74. Nadia Grieve says:

    Idk what happened to me sometimes I’ll speak British accent and another 1 hours is American -_-

  75. Bars Brown says:

    my prounce goes to american english…

  76. Jagger Pence says:

    Why is it so hot when she speaks with her american accent?

  77. U. G says:

    that makeup so nice

  78. Juan Manuel Orozco says:

    What a beautiful girl 💞

  79. Despina Ballet says:


  80. inęs Anou says:

    You reminde me in lucifer
    He's accent is great as yours ❤❤❤

  81. LeonikTM says:

    How to have a british accent: have a bitchy voice and attitude and talk like a prostitute… god i love the us accent, it's simple and easy to learn

  82. putra gigin says:

    that is a great information..
    thank you..

  83. Anand Manda says:

    I can't speak in british accent bt i can write it "wotah" "Zeroi" +_-

  84. jhay samar says:

    its 2019 I still have the hots for her

  85. Meowchu says:

    I want to sound like Noel Gallagher.

  86. scorpion K says:

    Wooah you're beautiful ❤❤

  87. scorpion K says:

    Thanks joseph morgan for bringing me here😂

  88. Nikhil Singri says:

    Wow… really helpfull……….

  89. FOR VICTORY says:

    Non capisco un cazzo

  90. Son Kakarot says:

    I want to master British, Aussie nd the American accent…its fun really

  91. Slashley gibbins says:

    Well, the general stereotype of an English accent in America would be how you talk, but given we have such varied linguistics it’s impossible to say that’s how we talk. In the West Country we definitely use the ’r’ at the end of our words.

  92. Suna Min says:

    You're insanely beautiful and your videos are very helpful. Thanks for your efforts!

  93. Jesse Sirkiä says:

    Im here because i want to get rid of my Finnish accent while speaking english lmao

  94. Naima N says:

    I want to speak like british just because it's sounds really adorable😍😂❤️

  95. Superior Octopus says:

    I bet her students are indonesian because thats how indonesian say stupid

  96. Mohammed Ahfaaz says:

    I'm here because I want to talk more like Jason Statham.😋

  97. Macy Belle says:

    I’m british and she has the least british voice in the world lmaoo

  98. laia cornelles says:

    Im spanish and i sound like a muppet

  99. Daastan 47 says:

    believe me you can replace Angelina Jolly

  100. eren baris alici says:

    İlk 2 dk çok boş yapıyon

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