There is no such thing
as a single
"American accent."
Noo Yawk
Joisey /Da Bronx
The Affect
Prep
Jewish
THE
STEREOTYPICAL
ACCENT OF
PEOPLE FROM
NEW YORK CITY
Noo Yawk
CHARACTERIZED
BY A NASALLY
SOUND, AND
THE EXTENSIVE
USE OF ...
I knew I should
have taken that
left turn at
Albuquerque.
 The accent of thugs and The
Mafia.
 Consonants are stressed
 They like dropping "t"
sounds
 Unless…
 “better" sound ...
Who died
and left you
boss?
The Affect
AKA
“The City Girl Squawk”
A tendency to end
every phrase with a
rising tone as if it were
a question
(aka "up...
Snickerdoodle, what did
you do to your hair?
Prep
$-THE AMERICAN "POSH" OR "SNOB" ACCENT.
$-IT IS ASSOCIATED WITH MANHATTAN
STOCKBROKERS AND"NEW ENGLAND LOCKJAW"
$-IT'...
It strikes me as an extra
risky strategy.
This accent is spoken by some Jewish people, with influences of
Yiddish and Hebrew.
GOOD PHRASES
"Schmuck!”
"Oy vey!”
Jewi...
You´re a
tall glass
of Brown
water!
See you in the future!
Accents from new york city
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A quick view on the different accents and varieties of English you can find in the city of the skyscrapers

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  • 1. 0:19
  • A product of "Manhattan", influenced by "Joisey."
    Often associated with Queens
    Basically, the New York version of the Valley Girl
  • from its rather stiff pronunciation.
    Americanized version of a stereotypically posh British accent.
  • 1. The "other" New York accent
    Since this dialect is strongly associated with a racial and religious group,
  • 0:14
  • Accents from new york city

    1. 1. There is no such thing as a single "American accent."
    2. 2. Noo Yawk Joisey /Da Bronx The Affect Prep Jewish
    3. 3. THE STEREOTYPICAL ACCENT OF PEOPLE FROM NEW YORK CITY Noo Yawk CHARACTERIZED BY A NASALLY SOUND, AND THE EXTENSIVE USE OF PROFANITY WORKING-CLASS, ILL-MANNERED, YANKEES OR METS FAN. Stereotype
    4. 4. I knew I should have taken that left turn at Albuquerque.
    5. 5.  The accent of thugs and The Mafia.  Consonants are stressed  They like dropping "t" sounds  Unless…  “better" sound more like "bedder."  "Get him" can sound like either "geddim" or "ge' him." Joisey/Da Bronx The mafia Stereotype YOU tell ME.
    6. 6. Who died and left you boss?
    7. 7. The Affect AKA “The City Girl Squawk” A tendency to end every phrase with a rising tone as if it were a question (aka "uptalk"). Along with long, whiny vowels, a lazy, and whistling "s”. Stereotype YOUNG, UPPER- MIDDLE CLASS WOMEN WHO ARE SHALLOW (EMPTY-HEADED), AND IMMATURE
    8. 8. Snickerdoodle, what did you do to your hair?
    9. 9. Prep $-THE AMERICAN "POSH" OR "SNOB" ACCENT. $-IT IS ASSOCIATED WITH MANHATTAN STOCKBROKERS AND"NEW ENGLAND LOCKJAW" $-IT'S EXTREMELY NASAL WITH A TENDENCY TOWARDS MELLOW, DROPPING TONES Stereotype Politely amoral greed
    10. 10. It strikes me as an extra risky strategy.
    11. 11. This accent is spoken by some Jewish people, with influences of Yiddish and Hebrew. GOOD PHRASES "Schmuck!” "Oy vey!” Jewish YIDDISH SENTENCE CONSTRUCTION "For this I went to college?" "You want I should beg for a visit from my only son?!“ " A heart attack you almost gave me!“ Stereotype Bickering old couples kvetching (always complaining) about how much they paid for something, deli owners, and Rabbis.
    12. 12. You´re a tall glass of Brown water!
    13. 13. See you in the future!

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