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rm2dance's avatar

What is the best method/process to learn an accent? For example, Irish.

Asked by rm2dance (20points) November 17th, 2010

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buckyboy28's avatar

The best way is to immerse yourself with people who speak with that particular accent. You will find yourself starting to speak with different a different inflection and accent.

I went to Israel over the summer for about a month and found it tough to shake myself of the Israeli accent for a few weeks.

marinelife's avatar

Lacking the ability to immerse yourself, listening to it spoken (audio) should help.

sliceswiththings's avatar

Movies movies movies! I recommend The Secret of Roan Inish and Waking Ned Devine to start.

rm2dance's avatar

For some people, they are just more easily affected, so an accent would rub of on them, but others, we need a method, a process.

Does anyone here have experience in acting, accents, or phonetics?

Foolaholic's avatar

There is only one real way to learn Irish accents, and that is to frequent Irish pubs.

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