By Peter Trudgill
Routledge Language Workbooks supply absolute rookies with sensible introductions to middle components of language research. Books within the sequence supply entire insurance of the realm in addition to a foundation for additional research. every one Language Workbook courses the reader throughout the topic utilizing 'hands-on' language research, equipping them with the fundamental analytical talents had to deal with quite a lot of info. Written in a transparent and easy type, with all technical ideas totally defined, Language Workbooks can be utilized for self sustaining learn or as a part of a taught class.This moment variation of Dialects:*has been revised all through *introduces the various dialects of English spoken within the United Kingdom*reveals the main matters that dialectology engages with*uses either the foreign phonetic alphabet and easy representations of sounds to provide an explanation for pronunciations*involves readers in amassing data*contains various illustrative maps*is written in a full of life and fascinating sort, with info on 'posh and not more posh' dialects and recognizing your dialect quarter.
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Yes, we often has a drink in there, but I haven’t got a lot of money, and I has to be careful about how much I spends. They don’t pay much at my sort of work at the moment, though I dos a lot of overtime when I gets the chance. —u always have worked as many hours as you could. But there don’t seem to be a lot to show for it, do there? Well, I’d better be off. My children always has their meal about now, and they have’t got much patience when it comes to waiting for me. My wife dos the best she can, but she has a job on her hands with my daughter—we’ve got a right one there!
1 Convert the following Traditional (East Anglian) Dialect passage into Standard English. I reckon yow wonder why I han’t writ lately. Well, Aunt Agatha she ha been a-spring-cleanin’, and we ha wery nigh finished. She ha got only one more place to do—that’s outside (that’s the coal shud). Granfa he mob. He say yow can’t sce no difference whcn that’s done, only yow can’t find nothin’. But he lend a hand, We all got fit, when Aunt Agatha found she’d lent hcr whitewawsh brush to Mrs. , < previous page page_19 next page > < previous page page_20 next page > Page 20 so I had to go ahter that.
He say yow can’t sce no difference whcn that’s done, only yow can’t find nothin’. But he lend a hand, We all got fit, when Aunt Agatha found she’d lent hcr whitewawsh brush to Mrs. , < previous page page_19 next page > < previous page page_20 next page > Page 20 so I had to go ahter that. Well, bor, she say to me ‘Thank yar Aunt Agatha for the use of the brush. I ha got a new one now so I shall neither want to borra nor yit lend’. She gan me some peppcrmint cooshies for Granfa. He mobbed. He say ‘I don’t want them things’.