English dialectology

English was imposed upon the Irish, but they have made it their own and have contributed some of our finest literature.Подробнее
The West Country dialects accents are the English dialects and accents used by much of the indigenous population of South West England, the area popularly known as the West Country.Подробнее
Scotland actually has more variation in dialects than England!  The variations do have a few things in common, though, besides a large particularly Scottish vocabulary: rolled r’s.Подробнее
From London down the Thames and into Essex, Sussex, and even Kent, a new working and middle class dialect has evolved and is rapidly become “the” southern dialect.Подробнее
English is actually an unusual language.  Already a blend of early Frisian and Saxon, it absorbed Danish and Norman French, and later added many Latin and Greek technical terms.Подробнее
British English in Southern England In general, Southern English accents are distinguished from Northern English accents primarily by not using the short a in words such as “bath”.Подробнее
Australian English is predominantly British English, and especially from the London area.Подробнее
ENGLISH LANGUAGE The English language has its origins in about the fifth century a.d.Подробнее
study of dialects offers a fascinating approach to learning about language.Подробнее
history of development of any language is closely connected with history of development of the people speaking in this language.Подробнее
Cockney is probably the second most famous British accent. It originated in the East End of London, but shares many features with and influences other dialects in that region.Подробнее
are not simply cold linguistic systems studied in grammar books, but rather, tools for human communication.Подробнее
Англо-Русский Разговорник 1. Повседневные выражения а) Приветствие Good morning! Доброе утро! (до обеда) Good afternoon! Добрый день! (после обеда) Good evening!Подробнее
Classification of the modern territorial dialects of modern English regional dialects presents serious difficulties, since their boundaries are characterized by a large fluctuation, and Подробнее
(To) ace (v.) (a test, exam, etc.): To pass a test, exam, etc. really easily. ex: “Robert aced his physics exam.Подробнее