Canadian accent voice-over recordings
Canadian accent voice-over recording services
We supply and record native Canadian accent voice talent, for documentary, advertising, corporate video, eLearning or telephone message prompts. Just send us the script and we’ll record it wild, or to picture at no extra cost. We’ll deliver the audio back to you within a quick turnaround time, via FTP, and in any file format you require.
Please complete the Quick Quote form below and we’ll respond within one hour. Check out our FAQs for more information about voice-over recordings in Canadian accent. For more information, and to check the availability of our Canadian accent voice-artists, contact us today on +44(0)118 958 4934, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you require a voice-over in French Canadian, rather than English in Canadian accent, please follow this link.
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English Canadian Voice Over for Man In Your Head Productions
Todd S was selected from the pool of voice talent that we recommended. Then we recorded the script wild, and delivered it as a .wav file ready for the production company to complete the video edit.
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Origins of the Canadian language and accent
Canada’s first inhabitants were native people, mainly Eskimos, but in 1497 John Cabot, who was an Italian in the service to England’s Henry VII, discovered Canada. The French then came in the 1500s and various battles were fought between them and the English for certain territories. Finally, in the 17th century, the English gained control. Up to this time the majority of the settlers were French speakers, but after Britain gained control, thousands of Britons came to Canada to settle. The biggest impact on language however, was the American Revolution. After the Americans beat the English and gained independence, there were people who wanted to remain English and the Canadians invited them to settle in Canada and gave them land. This meant that there was now a mixture of British English speakers and American speakers in Canada. Immigrants also came from Ireland and the Ukraine.
Written Canadian is British, but with an American influence. Some spelling is British, like colour with a ‘u’ and some words are spelt in American English, like analyse with a ‘z’ and not an ‘s.’ There are also words in the Canadian vocabulary which are not English, French or American and which have evolved frm their own language.
Canadians sound more American than English and this may be because of the proximity to the United States, but the language has definitely been influenced by English, which can be heard in their pronunciation of some consonants and vowel shifts. A famous Canadian singer is Michael Buble, hear him talking in a Canadian accent here. It is a good example of someone speaking English with a Canadian accent.
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