Accent means what actually? Is any language identified separately on the basis of its different type of accents? Answer is no. As per SureEnglish, accent means particular speaking tone or particular style of expressing words or sentences. There are so many kind of accents in every language including English varied from person to person and from region to region.
Accent is just matter of personal choice. Everybody can speak in whatever tone or style he like. As per situation, how to speak words or sentences, when to use lower tone and when not, can only be decided by those who wish to speak that word or sentence. Accent is used to give weight on perticular words or sentences. With the help of Accent, particular words or sentences can be highlighted. Another uses of accent is to get closer easily with those who are already using the same accent. American or British accent are also same like accent of any other language. Difference is what, English is global business language. Therefore its accent has also too much importance wordwide.