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Language and Region By Joan Beal (Unviersity of Sheffield, UK)

Language and Region

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Covers topical issues and examines the use of dialect in media, advertising and the tourist industry. This book outlines the linguistic characteristics of regional accents and dialects in terms of regional pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar.

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Language and Region by Joan Beal (Unviersity of Sheffield, UK)

Language and Region:

  • provides an accessible guide to regional variation in English
  • covers topical issues including loss of regional diversity and attitudes to regional accents and dialects
  • examines the use of dialect in media, advertising and the tourist industry
  • outlines the main linguistic characteristics of regional accents and dialects in terms of regional pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar.

Affording hands-on practical experience of textual analysis, this book is essential reading for students of English language studies.

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Table of Contents


Acknowledgements Unit 1: Region, Nation, Locale Unit 2: Regional Language and its Uses Unit 3: Attitudes to Regional Language Unit 4: Recognising Accents Unit 5: Words and Things Unit 6: Regional Grammar Unit 7: Writing in Dialect Unit 8: Tools of the Trade

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GOR010030281
Language and Region by Joan Beal (Unviersity of Sheffield, UK)
Joan Beal (Unviersity of Sheffield, UK)
Intertext
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2006-01-24
128
0415366003
9780415366007
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