Thursday, July 07, 2011

Gurtlush lexis

Thanks to massive piles of AS and A level marking and general tiredness, I've not posted much here recently, so here's a link to Telegraph article on dialect words being collected by the wonderful British Library.

There's some good material here for anyone looking at Language Varieties in the second year of the AQA A course.

Accent attitudes: lessons in discourses

As I posted a day or two back, accent attitudes have been back in the news. Following a report from The Sutton Trust , using research from t...