Tag Archives: Accents

Austrian German vs German: Are They That Different?


Austrian German is not only the main language spoken in Austria; it’s also the only variety of German recognised by the EU other than the one spoken in Germany. This shows the importance that this variety has in the European scene! Now, the fact that Austrians speak German does not mean that you won’t have to do(…)

Why Are Some Accents Sexier than Others?


For some people, all it takes is hearing a snippet of sultry French spoken to make them weak at the knees. Others love a crisp British accent or a lovely Irish lilt. Meanwhile the exotic exuberance of Brazilian Portuguese does it for other people. It’s a funny thing how accents can turn us on (and(…)