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...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
If there is indeed such a variety of English, what are its main identifying
characteristics? ... Arabic gave rise to the various regional dialects in North Africa
and the ... Each of the new Englishes has distinct characteristics, as well as
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
There are 8 major English dialect areas in North America, listed below the map at
left. These are shown in .... (The only such word that does appear on the map is
the “on” line.) Adj. 17-Dec. ... The Unique Position of Nebraska. The U.S. ....
Numerous examples of both kinds of r-droppers are given in the audio samples