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UK accents. SWOOSH. Cidália Sousa Cláudia Regina Abreu Vanessa Reis Esteves. Accent. What’s this ? The way someone pronounces the words of a language , showing which country or which part of a country they come from . Source : Dictionary of Contemporary English , Longman.

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Uk accents

UK accents

SWOOSH

Cidália Sousa Cláudia Regina Abreu Vanessa Reis Esteves


Uk accents

Accent

What’sthis?

Thewaysomeonepronouncesthewordsof a language, showingwhichcountryorwhichpartof a countrythey come from.

Source: DictionaryofContemporaryEnglish, Longman


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Regional DialectsandAccents

  • Dialect: A variety of language spoken in a particular geographical region, by a particular social class, or by a particular generation; it includes vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation.

  • Accent: features of pronunciation that identify the region or social class a person is from.


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GLASGOW

Glaswegian

“Aye naebother.”

“It’s not a problem.”

Glasgow is famous for ship building.


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NEWCASTLE

Geordie

“Ye knaa what ah mean leik”

“Do you know what I mean?

Newcastle is famous for the bridges over the river Tyne.

Geordie is also a regional nickname for a person from the larger Tynesideregion of North East England.


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NEWCASTLE

Geordie

  • Howay= Come on

  • Doon = Down

  • Toon = Town

  • “Am gannindoon the toon”

  • “I’m going down town”

  • Canny = Nice

  • Lass = Girl

  • “She’s a canny lass”

  • “She’s a nice girl

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MANCHESTER

Mancunian

“I’m gaggin’ for a brew.”

“I really need a cup of tea.”

Manchester is famous for its football.


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LIVERPOOL

Liverpudlian

“We ‘ad a do lassnight.”

“We had a party last night.”

Liverpool is famous for being the hometown of the Beatles.

People from Liverpool are called Liverpudlians


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RHONDDA

Welsh

“Y’not from round hyer?”

“You are not from around here, are you?”

Rhondda is famous for its coal mining.


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LONDON

Cockney (Rhyming slang)

Butchers Hook = Look

“Have a butchers at that”

Pork Pies = Lies

“Are you telling porkies ?”

Dog & Bone = Phone

“He’s always on the dog”

London is famous for its red buses and the Big Ben.


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Scotland

  • Haveyoueverbeen to Scotland?

  • Whatelse do youknowaboutScotland?

  • What’sthe capital ofScotland?

  • Open yourbookonpage154andlet’sfind more aboutGlasgow together.


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