A survey conducted by Big 7 Travel, a travel website revealed that the readers find Indian accent sexy. Oh yes, and Indian accent is ranked 26th in the list of The Top 50 Sexiest Accents In The World. Woohoo!
Indian English is a distinct dialect of English. In theory, English speakers in India follow British English as specified in the Oxford or Longman English dictionaries. In practice, Indians use many words and phrases that don't exist in British or American English.
The Indian accent sounds a little like the Welsh accent—but all regional accents in Britain are made fun of, in an affectionate way. But the real issue with the Indian accent in English is that it has a different rhythm to that of a native English speech (of any kind—British, American, Australian, whatever).
The truth is: there is no Indian English accent. It's shaped by the vernacular we speak and the vernaculars we speak are many. Guwahati onwards, into the NE, they have a beautiful way of softening the 'r'.
It's true that Indian accent is the most difficult one in the world to understand. In my humble opiniom, I finf the indian accent harder to understand than the others, especially when many of them speak fast, but I must be honest that it's very interesting.
The British Accent
The Great British accent proved to be the most difficult of all the accents to imitate – along with the regional Yorkshire and Cockney pronunciations, in particular.
British accent has been rated as the most attractive English accent in the world, according to a new survey by the CEOWORLD magazine. The results were revealed in a global study, which questioned 96,398 people across 32 countries worldwide to list “most attractive English accents” other than their own.
Indian people who have impossible to understand accents always insist that they either don't have any accent, that their accent is the perfect neutral and easiest to understand way of speaking English, or that Americans can't understand British English. None of this is true. You don't sound British.
When we speak fast, the words come in a rush and we tend to repeat many sentences which we do not need to if we think and speak slowly. Language extent; Majority of people of Indian sub-continent are habitual fast speakers due to their genetics.
Indian English (IE) is a group of English dialects spoken in India and among the Indian diaspora. English is used by the Indian government for communication, along with Hindi as enshrined in the Constitution.
Indian English is speech or writing in English that shows the influence of the languages and culture of India. Also called English in India. Indian English (IndE) is one of the oldest regional varieties of the English language.
Some aspects of Indian Accented English and British English are similar in comparison to American English, such as dropping of vocalic “r” sounds (such as the “r” at the end of the words “for” and “car”) and the pronunciation of a clear “t” sound in words like “butter” (pronounced as a quick “d” in American English).
12% of Indians declared that they can speak English as a second language. Thirteen languages account for more than 1% of Indian population each, and between themselves for over 95%; all of them are "scheduled languages of the constitution".
The most common, universal greeting to use in India and Nepal is namaste (sounds like "nuhm-uh-stay").
North American is “the most neutral accent”
All of us sound different due to many factors. The main ones that influence our accents are: Our native language, our country of residence and emotions, stress, speech ability etc.
While there are cases in which a regional accent is in order, most often a neutral accent will be the best vehicle to convey your message to a global audience.
People who come to the USA from India rarely have difficulty in communicating with Americans, because most speak fluent English or have received their education in English. However, Indians speak British English, and there are many differences between British English and American English.
The British, Australian, and French accents were deemed Americans' favorite, as well as the accents they find sexiest. The Welsh, Korean, and South African accents are the least sexually appealing for respondents, rounding out the bottom in that category.
The Netherlands has emerged as the nation with the highest English language proficiency, according to the EF English Proficiency Index, with a score of 72.