Accent and Dialect Key Terms

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  • Created on: 11-01-17 13:30
Standard English
The dialect of English considered to have the most prestige and is used in Education systems and formal texts and environments
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Slang
Refers to words and phrases considered informal
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Dialect
The way geographical areas affect your use of language
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Taboo
Lexical choices deemed to be offensive, includes swearing innapropriate and unacceptable language
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Neologisms
New words going into the dictionary
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Occupational register
How a proffesion,job or career affects your tone,voice and language use
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Recieved pronunciation
No accent or affliction,correct way of pronouncing things, no dialect or variations in language
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Regional accent
The way we speak based on where we live
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Refers to words and phrases considered informal

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Slang

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The way geographical areas affect your use of language

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Card 4

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Lexical choices deemed to be offensive, includes swearing innapropriate and unacceptable language

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Card 5

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New words going into the dictionary

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