Any dialect of English has unique features in pronunciation, vocabulary, and
grammar. ... Some regional accents, such as Pennsylvania Dutch English, are
easily identified by certain ... show]Varieti...
May 17, 2013 ... English speakers with regional accents are often judged by how they ... 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 language, the UK
has a huge variety of distinct regional accents, often existing ...
Apr 15, 2013 ... Thus English and German are considered to be two distinct, though ... probably
tried to tell you, there is no such thing as "correct English.
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
The analysis of the data from DARE suggests that there is a unique dialect region
in ... subtle dialect differences emerging from a common variety of English. .... and
for one of them to say to the other, “You have such a strong Portland accent.
Jan 1, 2011 ... In fact, many UK business people "change their accents when doing ...
neighborhood in Southern California, and distinctly remember trying to imitate ... I
didn't even know there was such a thing as a Boston accent until I went ...
American Varieties Index ... The words included pairs such as cot and caught and
Don and dawn. ... A merger occurs when two formerly distinct sounds are merged
into a single sound ... it as a feature of western Pennsylvania (especially
Pittsburgh) and of eastern New England, though it has a slightly different form
There are also always the anecdotes of Canadians also 'sounding' halfway ...
That is, Canadians can claim to speak a distinct variety of English that has the
English ... time both allowed for Canadian English to diverge from other American
dialects, ... Amid such testimonials is evidence that the English of Upper Canada
The Great Vowel Shift of the 1500's didn't affect northern English dialects, which
came ... of Great Britain, there are more dialects of English in Britain than in
America, Canada, ... New York English, as a special variety of general New
England speech, ... Recently, New York has given American English such terms
as: Yuppie ...
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become distinct from other Englishes such as British, American or Australian ...
who speak English and those who retain Afrikaans as their first language of
choice. ..... In such accents it does not occur post-vocalically (as in beard, war,