Variation and Change in Aberdeen English

Variation and Change in Aberdeen English

This book is the first major sociophonetic work on the urban accent of Aberdeen in North-East Scotland. The study shows how the accent has changed following the large-scale immigration from other parts of Scotland and the UK since the 1970s. It is rooted in a dialect contact framework and based on sociolinguistic interviews with a stratified sample of 44 Aberdonians. The study uses an innovative method to assess the importance of the individual speaker in innovating… (more)

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Publisher: Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (December 13, 2016)

Collection: Regensburger Arbeiten zur Anglistik und Amerikanistik / Regensburg Studies in British and American Languages and Cultures

Parent ISBN: 9783631680933

Page count: 216 pages

Language: English

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