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Regional accents of English

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The regional accents of English speakers show great variation across the areas where English ... Some regional accents, such as Pennsylvania Dutch English, are easily identified by certain character...

British Accents and Dialects | Dialect Blog

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With countless accents shaped by thousands of years of history, there are few English-speaking nations with as many varieties of language in such a small space. ... in rural Yorkshire, although there are some unique dialect features there that ...

English accents - British Library

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A well-known difference in British accents is the distinction between speakers in the north and south. Those in the north generally pronounce words such as bath  ...

English dialect study - an overview | Oxford English Dictionary

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Place and upbringing Dialects and grammar Early approaches: lexis, pho. ... Such a variety could be associated with a particular place or region or, rather more ... But whether the focus is regional or social, there are two important matters that need to be ... By subscribing to the definition of 'dialect' as a distinct variety...

Overview of accents

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The reference accent of England, the standard in pronunciation if you like, ... with more speakers of a Celtic language than any other such country, the English of the ... There are also some retentions from more conservative varieties of English ... is a distinct variety of English brought over from Lowland and Western Scotland  ....

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Jun 1, 2015 ... 30 dialects, variations and accents of the English language in the United Kingdom ... There are more distinct accents than you could count.

Do You Speak American . Sea to Shining Sea . American Varieties ...

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Southern American English (SAE) is the most widely recognized regional dialect ... from South Carolina recognized SAE as a distinct variety of American English. ... polite (and often not so polite) condescension to their speech by non- Southerners. In spite of its low status outside of the South and of standardizing forces such ...

BBC - Culture - Why is Canadian English unique?

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Aug 20, 2015 ... Is there such a thing as Canadian English? ... Canadian does exist as a separate variety of English, with subtly distinctive features of ... The accent did not become British, though British schoolteachers and authorities did ...

Linguistics 201: The Dialects of American English

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The submergence of the various British Celtic languages (of which Welsh is the only ... areas of Great Britain, there are more dialects of English in Britain than in America, .... Recently, New York has given American English such terms as: Yuppie ..... There were, however, certain features that remained isolated and unique to ...

American English

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American English, variety of the English language spoken in the United States. ... speak the same way, their speech has enough in common that American English can be recognized as a variety of English distinct from British English, ... of English speakers who sound more British, such as those in Australia, New Zealand, ...

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UK accents: it's not what you say, it's how you say it | British Council

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'The UK has a huge variety of distinct regional accents. ... The UK has a population of around 65 million, most of whom speak English as part of their daily life. For such a small, densely populated land mass full of people sharing a common ...

Dialect - English varieties of the British Isles

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Welsh is clearly a distinct language (it is not intelligible, to speakers of any ... The lexis of dialects is perhaps their most conspicuous feature for listeners and ... of spoken English, we have good evidence that such prejudice exists - so there is ...

British English vs. American English - ESL language studies abroad

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Aug 14, 2012 ... A couple of things make American pronunciation distinct from British, notably ... There is greater variety of dialects in Great Britain because the ... This is one of the more distinctive elements of American English as get is such a ...