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Posh English

OUR MONTHLY LOOK AT ENGLISH ACCENTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD IN BOTH ENGLISH-SPEAKING AND NONENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES. THIS MONTH: THE POSH ENGLISH ACCENT.

The posh English accent is typically an upper-class English accent. Famous people with a posh English accent include Sir Laurence Olivier, the Queen, Prince Charles, Prince Harry, Prince William, David Cameron, Helen Mirren and Hugh Grant.

Posh people can be found all over the country, but like to congregate in the London area of Kensington and Chelsea, particularly in Sloane Square and Sloane Street (hence one of their nicknames, Sloane Rangers).

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Great news! The latest issue of Hot English (195) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: Learn 25 hairstyles in English. Plus, 10 useful words and expressions for talking about holiday nightmares, 24 useful travel expressions, idioms, phrasal verbs... plus: • Ecology – cycling cities. • Grammar – making requests. • Marketing – brand stretching. • Travel – Kensington, London. • Language – reading English. • Culture – post English people. • Education – the Bullingdon Club. • Politics – Cameron & Johnson. • TV – the A-Team. • Traditions – fox hunting. • Literature – Jeeves & Wooster. • Cuisine – avocado salad. • Accents – the posh accent. • Words – understatement. AND LOTS, LOTS MORE! By reading and listening to all this great content, you'll improve your English reading and listening skills and learn up to 1,000 useful words or expressions. Plus, you'll get a better job and pass English-language exams more easily. Guaranteed!