English dialectology

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English was imposed upon the Irish, but they have made it their own and have contributed some of our finest literature.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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”.
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Australian English is predominantly British English, and especially from the London area. R’s are dropped after vowels, but are often inserted between two words ending and beginning with vowels.
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ENGLISH LANGUAGE The English language has its origins in about the fifth century a.d.
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study of dialects offers a fascinating approach to learning about language.
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history of development of any language is closely connected with history of development of the people speaking in this language.
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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.
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are not simply cold linguistic systems studied in grammar books, but rather, tools for human communication.
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Англо-Русский Разговорник 1. Повседневные выражения а) Приветствие Good morning! Доброе утро! (до обеда) Good afternoon! Добрый день! (после обеда) Good evening! Добрый вечер! How do you do?
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Classification of the modern territorial dialects of modern English regional dialects presents serious difficulties, since their boundaries are characterized by a large fluctuation, and locales are i
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(To) ace (v.) (a test, exam, etc.): To pass a test, exam, etc. really easily. ex: “Robert aced his physics exam.
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