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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


Cidália Sousa Cláudia Regina Abreu Vanessa Reis Esteves

Uk accents



Thewaysomeonepronouncesthewordsof a language, showingwhichcountryorwhichpartof a countrythey come from.

Source: DictionaryofContemporaryEnglish, Longman

Uk accents

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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“Aye naebother.”

“It’s not a problem.”

Glasgow is famous for ship building.

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“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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  • 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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“I’m gaggin’ for a brew.”

“I really need a cup of tea.”

Manchester is famous for its football.

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“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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“Y’not from round hyer?”

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

Rhondda is famous for its coal mining.

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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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  • Haveyoueverbeen to Scotland?

  • Whatelse do youknowaboutScotland?

  • What’sthe capital ofScotland?

  • Open yourbookonpage154andlet’sfind more aboutGlasgow together.

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