Received Pronunciation, or “RP” for short. It’s also known as
Oxford English, and
The Queen's English. I’ll teach you what this accent means and signifies in England today. You may be surprised to learn that it’s not entirely positive. Some people even try to hide their RP accent. I will also give you the history of RP. You’ll learn where it comes from and how it developed. You will be able to hear for yourself what this accent sounds like, and how it has changed over time.