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Dialects By Peter Trudgill

Dialects by Peter Trudgill

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This is an introductory text which aims to cover key issues in the field of dialectology. It examines the relationship between regional and social variation in language and explores how and why different varieties of language develop, including a wide range of British dialects.

Dialects Summary

Dialects by Peter Trudgill

Dialects is an introductory text which covers the key issues in the field of dialectology.
Dialects:
* Looks at the relationship between regional and
social variation in language
* Explores how and why different varieties of language
develop
* Examines a wide range of British dialects
* Involves readers in collecting data

Table of Contents

How to use this book Unit 1 Studying English Dialects Unit 2 Posh and less posh dialects Unit 3 English in many shapes and forms Unit 4 Dialects - the old and the new Unit 5 Dialect Maps Unit 6 What dialect maps can tell us Unit 7 How dialect boundaries get to be where they are Unit 8 Spot your dialect area Unit 9 Present tense verbs Unit 10 Different dialects, different grammar Unit 11 Dialect grammar - the old and the new Unit 12 Overdoing things Further reading

Additional information

GOR001385927
9780415090384
0415090385
Dialects by Peter Trudgill
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1994-04-28
78
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