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Great question. Yes, English has many varieties, but as far as I know only two of them are normally taught in a classroom context: British English (assuming Received Pronunciation) and American English (assuming General American). To make a decision, ask yourself: Which version will be more useful to me? (Professionally, travel-wise, etc.) Which ...


You will almost never hear the word 'posh' used within the U.S., except in reference to Victoria Beckham in a bar trivia question about her nickname in the Spice Girls. But I will assume you're referring to a more distinctive style and dialect by people of the upper-class. First, there is a language difference. Speaking in more formal and proper English ...

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