Hyperpoly Accents I

A young man speaks English in 24 different accents.
(Warning, offensive language used).





For each accent

1. Who is this person? Who do you think he is? What is his profession? What is his interest or passion? Are they lower class (poor), working class, middle-class, upper-middle class, upper-class (rich)

2. The young man is having a dialog with others. true or false ?

3. Is he giving news presentation? Is he lecturing or giving a speech? What is he talking about?

4. The man is making stereotype situations of different groups. Is this right or wrong?

5. Some people may get offended by his imitations. What do you think?


A. There are regional accents in my country. Yes or no? How many regional accents are there in your country?

B. Which accents do you like? Which accents sounds nice, mellifluous, or sexy?

C. Which accents don’t you like? Which accents do you dislike or hate or find irritating?

D. Are there stereotypes for each accent? What do you associate with each accent? What do you think of each accent?

E. What might happen in the future?

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