Sounds Familiar? Accents and Dialects of the UK


Subject:
English Language , Dialects

Description:
This interactive feature explores 20th century accents and dialects in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales, with "76 sound recordings and over 600 short audio clips chosen from three collections of the British Library Sound Archive." Click on the map to hear audio clips and read essays. Also includes a glossary and sections on received pronunciation ("the instantly recognisable accent often described as 'typically British'") and minority ethnic English. From the British Library.

Publisher:
British Library

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.bl.uk/learning/langlit/sounds/


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