The American Accents

American English (variously abbreviated AmE, AE, AmEng, USEng, en-US[2]), also called United States English or U.S. English, is the set of varieties of the English language native to the United States.[3] English is the most widely spoken language in the United States and is the common language used by the federal government, considered the de facto language of the country because of its widespread use. English has been given official status by 32 of the 50 state governments.[4][5] As an example, while both Spanish and English have equivalent status in the local courts of Puerto Rico, under federal law, English is the official language for any matters being referred to the United States district court for the territory.[6] The use of English in the United States is a result of British col

What American Accent do you have? There are many different kinds of accents in America. By answering these questions you will find out which American Accent you have! Make sure you only answer yes to only one.

Created by: Abigail Julio

  1. What is your age?
  2. What is your gender?
  1. Do you speak standard English spoken by newscasters, TV actors, and a large percentage of middle-class Americans?
  2. Do you drop the “r” at the end of syllables?
  3. Are you from New York?
  4. Is your accent spoken along the urban corridor from the Philadelphia area to Baltimore?
  5. Is your accent a classic southern that you typically see in films about Civil War or Plantation life?
  6. Does your accent amongst Appalachian natives, Texans, Tennesseeans and many others?
  7. Are you from these following places? Chicago, Detroit, Buffalo, Rochester and Cleveland.
  8. Are you from the following places? Minnesota, North Dakota and a few areas in Iowa.
  9. Does your accent lie between North and South, in states like Missouri, Southern Indiana, Southern Illisnois, Southern Pennsylvania, Kansas, Oklahoma, and pockets of a few other states?
  10. Is you accent vary from sounding slightly Southern (as in parts of Colorado) to having a bit of a Canadian flavor (the Pacific Northwest).

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