Both my son and daughter have turned a corner now and are “playing” with the Scottish accent, turning it on when they want to, emulating their classmates at school, and giving my wife and I a good laugh.
Here is my daughter Vivi’s samples:
Here are my son Sam’s samples:
Ok so they have a long way to go but they are on the path I think. I, on the other hand, couldn’t turn it on if I wanted to.
Here is my (crap) sample:
Regardless of how crap the example above is, I am told that I am getting a bit of the “ooh” sound in my words and at the end of my sentences, as described in How I speak with a Scottish accent, but the kids put me to shame. It will be fun to see how things change a year from now. 🏴