Language and Region (Intertext)

Language and Region (Intertext)

By: Joan Beal (author)Paperback

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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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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

Product Details

  • publication date: 23/01/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780415366014
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9780415366014
  • weight: 226
  • ISBN10: 0415366011

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