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...
'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
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 ...
Popular terms for this accent, such as 'The Queen's English', 'Oxford English' or ...
The Queen, for instance, speaks an almost unique form of English, while the ...
RP is probably the most widely studied and most frequently described variety of
... He chose not to include pronunciation suggestions as he felt there w...
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
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 ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
web.letras.up.pt/nrhurst/Varieties of English article on South African English.pdf
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,