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why not 'tone' or 'sound'?



 
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why not 'tone' or 'sound'? #1 (permalink) Wed Mar 26, 2008 5:53 am   why not 'tone' or 'sound'?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #276 "If memory serves me right", question 6

Pete: Well, he was tall and spoke with a very English ..........

(a) tone
(b) sound
(c) accent
(d) noise

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #276 "If memory serves me right", answer 6

Pete: Well, he was tall and spoke with a very English accent.

Correct answer: (c) accent

Your answer was: incorrect
Pete: Well, he was tall and spoke with a very English tone.
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why not 'tone' or 'sound'? #2 (permalink) Wed Mar 26, 2008 7:50 am   why not 'tone' or 'sound'?
 

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There is no English tone or sound that I am aware of; only an English accent.
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