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ISBN: 9780415366014 - Language and Region
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Language and Region

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Joan Beal

ISBN: 9780415366014
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Routledge


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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: * 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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