Language academics for Okay-Pop idols revealed why lots of their college students say they need to converse English like BLACKPINK‘s Jennie.
Recently, Heo Woo Seong—the CEO of JIGOOUH—and Dasom, an English instructor within the firm, guested on an episode of AYO‘s “Comment Defenders.” JIGOOUH makes a speciality of international language providers for idols, so that they know a factor or two about talking English.
In the video, the subject of Jennie’s English pronunciation was introduced up. The netizen was shocked to study that there are completely different sorts of English accents.
I heard Jennie’s English pronunciation is a dialect. Is that true? New Zealand dialect? I didn’t know there have been dialects in English.
— Korean netizen
Dasom surmised that Jennie has an American and New Zealand accent, whereas Rosé has an Australian accent.
Each nation has a special English accent. Rosé speaks a reasonably Australian accent. Jennie’s accent is New Zealand and American. For each New Zealand and Australian accents, you don’t pronounce the final bit clearly. In American accents, ‘war-er.’ In Australian or New Zealand accents, ‘wotah.’
Heo Woo Seong then commented on Jennie’s English proficiency, saying, “Jennie basically speaks English well.”
It is exactly due to Jennie’s fluent English and fairly accent that many idols aspire to talk like her. Although that’s the case, Dasom defined that they nonetheless attempt to match their college students’ accents to their respective characters.
So lots of people say to us that they need to converse English like Jennie. We discover an accent that fits every member’s character and educate them with completely different accents.
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