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.