English Accents and Dialects: An Introduction to Social and Regional Varieties of English in the British Islesby Peter Trudgill, Arthur Hughes
A unique introductory survey of the main regional and social varieties of English spoken in the British Isles. The authors discuss accent and dialect in the broader framework of language variation, including phonetic, phonological, grammatical, lexical, historical and stylistic differences.
Meet the Author
Arthur Hughes is formerly Professor of Linguistics at the University of Reading, UK.
Peter Trugdill is Adjunct Professor of Sociolinguistics at Agder University, Norway. He is also Adjunct Professor at La Trobe University, Australia, Professor Emeritus of English Linguistics at Fribourg University, Switzerland, and Honorary Professor of Sociolinguistics, UEA, Norwich, UK.
Dominic Watt is Senior Lecturer in Forensic Speech Science at the University of York, UK.
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