British accent is considered to be the king of all the accent. And to me also it sounds nice . So I really wanted to learn how to speak it Also I was not born in england or so ,so a non native speaker of english Can anyone tell how can I learn to speck British accent ?

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    First, pick the exact accent you want to learn.I am a speaker of US English, and so do not know the nuances of British accents (British would include Scots and Irish accents). I assume you mean English accent. But there are many varieties of English accents. Do you mean the classic upper crust English accent? Watch a lot of English movies and TV and zero in on the accent you want. Then, practice that accent with a tape recorder and, preferably a friend with a good ear for accents. But my advice is to go with an accent that will not seem out of place where you live, or plan on living. – ab2 Dec 31 '18 at 15:17
  • You may want to ask this on Language Learning – Mitch Dec 31 '18 at 16:59
  • You might mean Received Pronunciation. I agree with ab2's tips. But here are some tips from my side. – tobiornottobi Dec 31 '18 at 17:19
  • Some things that you should look out for are: Different vowel properties – Mary, merry, marry are different. Cot, caught are different and father and bother have different vowels (the latter one is the typical English short low-back rounded vowel). Also a final r in a word (father) is silent unless it moves in front of another vowel (father‿is busy). Also you can place your tongue more to the front of your mouth in the sound o in no. But those tips are more suited for an American native speaker. – tobiornottobi Dec 31 '18 at 17:19
  • IMHO - the single most effective way to learn a specific dialect's pronunciation, intrinsic and extrinsic vocabularies, and grammars is to go and live in the place where this dialect originates. That said, I've been in the US for decades and still don't sound like a native speaker of American English. – GerardFalla Dec 31 '18 at 18:14