Accent and dialect

what is accent?
sound and the phonology of their accent
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what is dialect?
the lexis and grammar
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what is standard english?
the rules of grammar and vocabularly
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what is recieved pronounciation?
associating with high status and a more prestiguous accent
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prescriptive
one correct form of language other forms are incorrect
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descriptive
describe different forms of language and take a neutral position
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overt prestige
open and obvious dialets for example RP
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covert prestige
hidden amd secret dialects
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convergence
change language to meet others
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Divergence
accentuate speech to meet others show a sense of social differences
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what is the national accent
scottish
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what is the regional accent
northern
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what is the regional urban accent
scouse
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what is the regional rural accent
cornish
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what is the urban accent considered as being?
less attractive
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give an example of a glottal stop used in estuary english
used by the cockneys they say 'buer' instead of 'butter'
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give an example of a confrontational tag question used in estuary english
i said i wouldnt didnt i?
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give an example of what the south west say
say 'where he to?' instead of 'where is he?'
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pronouns regional northern and midlands
say 'thee' and 'thou' instead of 'you'
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what is dialect?

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the lexis and grammar

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what is standard english?

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what is recieved pronounciation?

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prescriptive

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