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Where Trevor’s accent skills came from and why he’s his grandmother’s favorite grandchild.
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10 sept. 2019




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Seadina Il y a 12 heures
I FEEL this.. I grew up in Dubai where every person in my class was of a different nationality. I’m Bosnian but I’ve got a very neutral/ American accent (from what I’ve been told) but I change mine to adapt to the person I’m speaking with (i.e. Indian, Arab, etc.) I call it the Expat accent, a bit of every accent smashed into one.
Minh Nguyen Le
Minh Nguyen Le Il y a jour
Wait a minute isnt his dad from switzerland?
NL Mhlongo
NL Mhlongo Il y a 15 heures
Kodjo Swole
Kodjo Swole Il y a jour
😂 😂 😂 😂 😂
YouLaToya Il y a jour
I wonder how his cousins took the last joke “I think that’s why I’m my Grandmothers favorite”. 😂 Brave guy.
Derek H Troop
Derek H Troop Il y a jour
Yeah. I second that
Cli & Mils TV
Cli & Mils TV Il y a jour
Love you anytime any day. It happens to me a whole lot.
mandys55 Il y a 2 jours
Kambura kirimi
Kambura kirimi Il y a 2 jours
0:56 😂😂africans relate. Kenya 🇰🇪. Translate nishukishe apo😂 Alight me there. Put me there. Discharge me there😂😂 Dump me there😂😂 Ah 😂😂
Lucy Vega
Lucy Vega Il y a 2 jours
Just watched the video with your grandma ans its sooo true 😂😂
Caroline Laronda
Caroline Laronda Il y a 2 jours
He is so adorable 💜
Maxwell Maxwells
Maxwell Maxwells Il y a 2 jours
what a brilliant dude you are brew! much love
Wendy Miles
Wendy Miles Il y a 2 jours
Bunmi  Salami
Bunmi Salami Il y a 3 jours
Yeah I do that too!!!
Lavender Okoth
Lavender Okoth Il y a 3 jours
He really loves his grandma.
tlangelani ngobeni
tlangelani ngobeni Il y a 3 jours
I'm South African and I speak all 11 of our official languages. I can relate to what Trevor is saying. I always change my accent according to who talking to. I'm Tsonga, when I speak to some of my elderly relatives in Limpopo I have to speak the deep Tsonga and change my accent so they can understand me better. But with friends and any younger person I switch to slang. Our languages are so diverse. I've realised that in most places when you switch to someone's accent they receive you better because they feel like you are one of their own.
Bob Il y a 3 jours
As a Haitian i can 100% confirm his statement, when we're around regular people and a few Haitians we're totally Americanized, but as soon as you put us in a space with only Haitians or we're back in Haiti it's as if the spirit of our ancestors took over our body *lmfao*
G L Il y a 3 jours
Fact check: Model C is not private school. That's a misrepresentation. They were the former "white" schools during Apartheid and which subsequently became open to all races.
Sara Il y a 3 jours
My mom does that. She speaks with an Arabic accent when she's speaking with my Arab cousins, even though my mom is a white American.
peachesandpoets Il y a 3 jours
I think a lot of urban africans are good at accents for this reason
Kady Archibald
Kady Archibald Il y a 3 jours
😂 I’m from the Carribean, so I hardcore relate
Anson Chan
Anson Chan Il y a 3 jours
My dad does this so much with my relatives XD
Emmylee Rousseau
Emmylee Rousseau Il y a 4 jours
Yooooo this is so true!!! "Aye dont u act smart here!!!"
Teezy Mali
Teezy Mali Il y a 4 jours
If you dislike the video you must have been looking for like button and ended press dislike by accident. You still have time to change it. Hurry up!
Warley's Croutons
Warley's Croutons Il y a 4 jours
That is exactly what I do with my Liberian parents. Its broken English in the entire household 😂
Fadi Nimer
Fadi Nimer Il y a 4 jours
shawolmblft Il y a 4 jours
trevor is a master of code switching
Jodi-Ann Burton
Jodi-Ann Burton Il y a 4 jours
It's called code switching Trevor lol
Blue_Fire Nova
Blue_Fire Nova Il y a 4 jours
Your dad would be like, "Put volume! Put volume!" And then you would be like, "Uh, do you mean increase the volume?" "Hey! I'll increase or decrease your life! Don't act smart here. Put volume! Don't come here with that English!" Oh my gosh, this is hilarious!
Two Teas and One Coffee
that guy randomly strolling in the background at 1:08 lmao
girlgreenivy Il y a 4 jours
But Trevor, did you get your grandma her generator?
Abidh Jameel
Abidh Jameel Il y a 4 jours
Who else was waiting for this behind the scenes lol
Crepe Waou
Crepe Waou Il y a 4 jours
Has Trevor talked about what's going on in his country South Africa? there is a massive xenophobic massacre out there, why is he silent about it (if so)
Thinker Il y a 4 jours
Ha ha ha... Have you ever been to the linguistic mess that is Haiti, Trevor? It's crazier than you can ever imagine. Have you ever seen 5 people hold a conversation in 3 different languages, jumping from one to another, starting a sentence in one and finishing it in another, asking a question in one and having it answered in another like it's the most natural thing in the world? That's how we do it. 😂
NL Mhlongo
NL Mhlongo Il y a 14 heures
South Africa too. Even our TV shows have people speaking to each other in different languages. I can have a conversation with my family members in different languages too. I think it's fun
Lucia Ralepobe
Lucia Ralepobe Il y a 4 jours
In South Africa our parents get mad at us for speaking English, dare you speak English in a taxi yhuuuu😥😥😥😥
Martin Sassenberg
Martin Sassenberg Il y a 4 jours
More "Behind the scenes"! ❤️ Greets from Germany
Rahma Darries
Rahma Darries Il y a 4 jours
who are the people looking like South Africans sitting in front of the audience? :O
Sabvina Cruz
Sabvina Cruz Il y a 4 jours
Lol this was good. So, I don’t think I mirror “accents” but I’d say mirror “dialects”. I do it with my coworkers all the time and people I meet. I think that’s how my brain has processed how efficiency works. So, this must be rather common.
AMABHINCA TV Il y a 4 jours
"Put volume put volume"😂😂😂😂
FRE ALVA STILL GINA Il y a 4 jours
Lily Grouby
Lily Grouby Il y a 4 jours
All Caribbean people know this struggle.
ABCD12345 Il y a 4 jours
Ooh Trevor never forget his roots
Arre Flo
Arre Flo Il y a 4 jours
Trevor you might speak about the attacks against the immigrants on South Africa Many others people lost life in South Africa Please speak about them and mentalities in Africa We are all Black
Orapeleng Tawana
Orapeleng Tawana Il y a 4 jours
please upload more Between the Scene clips please Trevooooooor!!! I can spend the whole day listening to you man you're incredible
pixel girl
pixel girl Il y a 4 jours
I only thumb this up reluctantly, where's the Nelson Mandela impression? 😢
g mun22
g mun22 Il y a 4 jours
🤓I research linguistics. Those examples are dialects, not accents; & probably in linguistic terms, his grandmother's would actually be classified as a separate language. Eventually languages evolve with others (so many examples are with English) so it creates what seems like slang when compared to 'educated English' but it's actually the evolution of an older language. Different grammar, especially in that kind of context, is a good guide for that. The difference between that & a dialect would be that a dialect is still 'proper English' but uses words specific to a geographical area that people unfamiliar with a phrase/word just don't understand. The entire UK has lots of examples of that. And then the difference between a dialect & an accent is that you're both speaking the same language, you understand each other perfectly & use the same grammar & words etc., but you sound different from each other. So people speaking English from, e.g. Texas & Boston; or from France & Brazil... etc. I'm Scottish, technically Scots is classed as a separate language - originally in southern areas; Gaelic is Highlands (& more like Irish... random example: _sgian-dubh_ is the knife tucked into kilt socks & pronounced _'skee-ən-DOO'_ - it's *very obviously* a different language. I don't speak it! Although odd words like that are widely known because they have no other name.) Scots is considered more of a West of Scotland dialect now (sometimes called an accent in this same way); a lot of words are generally considered slang/ bad grammar/ 'bad English' because it has merged with English so much. If you fancy learning some Scots, Buzzfeed has an obsession with 'Scottish Twitter' - & a hilarious article full colourful insults if you Google 'Scottish twitter roasted trump' - enjoy!🤣 If you ever find yourself in Glasgow trying to have a conversation with someone (taxi driver stories are common), or understand words in that article, it definitely sounds like a different language to people who say, "I thought they spoke English in Scotland." Glaswegians consider an Edinburgh _accent_ to be 'posh'. My grandparents' generation definitely spoke 'Scots' I had to tune my ear into. So many layers!! When I go home (from the US), I am frequently asked where I come from. You can practically pinpoint the area of a city/town (or if someone went to private school 😄 - & where) by their accent. So people do change it up a bit because of stereotypes. Apparently I just confuse people. And *in* the US, I've been asked what language I'm speaking to another Scottish person - tbf, the person who asked was Egyptian & I think we must just have been talking quickly to each other (he was serving someone else in a store; we weren't being rude!) Although I'm frequently told I "speak very good English." 🙄 Cheers! Or slàinte! Apart from technicalities/ definitions, linguists have no idea why we have such diverse accents, especially in small areas like the UK, when we're speaking the same language. If you're someone who uses the term 'British accent' - just search for it on FRvid. 😉
Bahati Mary
Bahati Mary Il y a 4 jours
Now I can explain my mixed accent thank this day
Chad Blignaut
Chad Blignaut Il y a 4 jours
Private School - Model C , thought Trevor grew up on the dusty streets of SA, Thought his father was German and now his father sounds rather black.. Sounds like Trevor is a Liar.
COKE LK Il y a 5 jours
Haha very funny, I want to die
Maduly Pierre
Maduly Pierre Il y a 5 jours
Haitian *iz in de Houzz* 😂😅😂. (#LoveAccent) Big Love Trevor from Haiti😗😙😘
Collins T
Collins T Il y a 5 jours
Hey Trevor, maybe bring Grandma to see where you work and a guest interview
Adelphos89 Il y a 5 jours
My southern U.S. accent comes out of nowhere when I'm with any family XD
Jose Valentin
Jose Valentin Il y a 5 jours
So true!!! Despues de un dia en Mexico termine sonando mexicano y con mi compañera de trabajo dominicana cambio mi acento a dominicano. Lol
VeraIsTheTruth Il y a 5 jours
That Haitian accent was spot on 😂😂😂
VeraIsTheTruth Il y a 5 jours
That is sooo true. I couldn’t figure out why no two accents in Johannesburg were the same lol
Terri Jones
Terri Jones Il y a 5 jours
I love his grandmother
M.Talaal Il y a 5 jours
@1:11.. the guy that walks in... epitome of "zero fucks given"...😂😂
Ermelane Mercier
Ermelane Mercier Il y a 5 jours
Haitians love you Trevor, funny, smart, your haitian accent is on point
Mardoche Julien
Mardoche Julien Il y a 5 jours
Haha we, haitians, love ur show Trevor.. Nd ur haitian accent was on point man
Lim Mesquita Campos
Lim Mesquita Campos Il y a 5 jours
This thing he is talking about is called Code-Switching. At different places, different accents and different words.
G. K
G. K Il y a 5 jours
Trevor I think I have a crush on you