Accents and Dialect

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  • Created on: 03-04-19 20:25
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    • Accent and Dialect
      • Current processes
        • Dialect levelling
          • Kerswill and William (2000) Milton Keynes Study
        • Old accents
        • New accents
      • Accent
        • Spoken
          • Glottal stops
          • Social Identity
          • Slavery origins (Creole and Pidgin)
          • Class Link
          • Regional
          • Identity marker
            • Pidgin/Creole
            • Spanglish
            • Global Englishes
            • US/AUS/NZ
      • Dialect
        • Written
        • Sound features
      • Reasons for:
        • Geography
        • History
        • Social group membership
          • LABOV
            • CHESHIRE
              • MILROY
        • Choice
          • BBC
            • Representation
              • Social implications relating to class - wasn't representative of the large population at the time (typically poorer, working-class individuals)
          • RP
            • Socially acceptable
              • 2-3% of population speak RP
      • Accents
        • Elongated/shortened vowels
        • Use of phonetic alphabet
        • 'h' dropping
        • Glottalisation (glottal stops)
      • Lexical
        • 'Bap'/'Cob'/'Roll'
          • Different words for the same meaning
    • Accommodation/Prestige
      • Divergence/Convergence
        • Upwards
        • Downwards
      • Covert prestige (street slang
        • Overt prestige (intelligence, snobby, humourless and dishonest
          • "Socially Correct"

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