Language and Region - Intertext (Paperback)Joan Beal (author)
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Language and Region:provides an accessible guide to regional variation in Englishcovers topical issues including loss of regional diversity and attitudes to regional accents and dialectsexamines the use of dialect in media, advertising and the tourist industryoutlines 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.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 128
Weight: 227 g
Dimensions: 248 x 171 x 8 mm