Spoken English shows great variation across regions where it is the predominant
language. ... Some, such as Pennsylvania Dutch English, are easily identified by
key ... such as Bolton, Oldham and Sa...
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 ...
May 17, 2013 ... '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 ...
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 ...
Most people vary their accent depending on who they are speaking with. ... When
groups become distinct, the way they speak becomes distinct too. ... taught to non
-native speakers of English are high prestige accents from various places. ... As
there are so many accents of English, it is fortunate that we have such an old ...
The term dialect is used to denote a geographically distinct variety of a language.
... Hochdeutsch whereas in England there are various terms such as The Queen'
s ... 4) Mutual intelligibility of dialects This consideration presents us with the ...
The intense regionalisation of the British accent tends to focus around the major
cities, and is ... Indeed, many industrial era workers might have lived out the
majority of their lives within the compass of just a few streets ... As such, the
distinct regional accents of Britain are an artefact of the last few centuries, as
I would be careful about generalizing about a common black dialect in the United
States; there ... Their accents vary depending on where they grew up and
whether they are professionals etc. ... Even with my limited experience of US
accents (essentially from movies only) - there's a variety of accents that black
Why are there so many regional varieties in the U.S.? .... isolated, and thus
African American English has developed as a distinct dialect. ... Social dialects
such as AAE and Chicano English cross-cut the major regional dialects of
In this section we'll look at various English accents and how they differ from one
... Within England there are many identifiable regional accents, probably more
than ... such as Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland, and Rochester, and distinct from GA