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Regional accents of English - Wikipedia

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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...

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 ...

Received Pronunciation - British Library

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Popular terms for this accent, such as 'The Queen's English', 'Oxford English' or ... RP is probably the most widely studied and most frequently described variety of ... He chose not to include pronunciation suggestions as he felt there was little ...

Why does the UK have so many different regional accents so close ...

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The intense regionalisation of the British accent tends to focus around the major cities, and is ... As such, the distinct regional accents of Britain are an artefact of the last few ... I assume that you mean that such differences in English don't seem to ... Other countries where other languages originate have their own version of...

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

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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 ...

Varieties of English

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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 ...

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Jun 17, 2014 ... Siobhan Thompson performs a tour of the accents of the British Isles - and the celebrities who speak with them! Five lessons to help you do a ...

Accents - LINGUIST List

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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 ...

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 ...

English dialect study - an overview | Oxford English Dictionary

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... to the definition of 'dialect' as a distinct variety, we are agreeing that the standard variety itself is a dialect. Of course, that variety is special in that, for a space of ... But structurally there is nothing inherently superior in ... south) can mean 'until' in such expressions as 'wait ...