English Language Kerswills Dialect Levelling

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How many stages is dialect levelling composed of?
Two
1 of 15
Who labelled the urban ways of speaking as modern dialects or mainstream dialects
Trudgill
2 of 15
The outcome of the first stage is that there is fewer ________ between ways of speaking and parts of the country
Differences
3 of 15
In which city is it particularly difficult to tell where someone comes from due to levelling?
London
4 of 15
Modern dialects preserve the features of __________ dialects
Traditional
5 of 15
Which feature of language has been in London and Glasgow?
Glottal
6 of 15
Economic change in which century is a cause of dialect levelling?
Twentieth
7 of 15
Standard English is a dialect based on written _____?
Norms
8 of 15
Nowadays, if you want to be socially mobile you need a high level of what?
Literacy
9 of 15
In England, standard English is strongly associated with the powerful class accent _______
RP
10 of 15
The southeastern speech has become known as _______ English
Estuary
11 of 15
Who claimed that the new form in the south east was replacing RP as a new standard?
Rosewarne
12 of 15
Which type of convergence is when someone of high status accomodates to a lower status person?
Downward
13 of 15
There is a huge ________ to Estuary English among society
resitance
14 of 15
Who published the book in 1958 called 'The rise of meritocracy'?
Young
15 of 15

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Who labelled the urban ways of speaking as modern dialects or mainstream dialects

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Trudgill

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The outcome of the first stage is that there is fewer ________ between ways of speaking and parts of the country

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In which city is it particularly difficult to tell where someone comes from due to levelling?

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Modern dialects preserve the features of __________ dialects

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