Category Archives: ENB2 – Accent & Dialect

Save the OED!

Well, there’s little chance that the Oxford English Dictionary itself, possibly the world’s greatest work of reference, will go to the wall. But our access to it is under threat. I was told today that the school’s subscription will not … Continue reading

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Voices

Reading David Crystal’s blog reminded me of another superb resource that I haven’t made enough of, and keep forgetting about. It’s the BBC ‘Voices’ project at http://www.bbc.co.uk/voices/ . Unfortunately the ‘Dialects’ topic is no longer on Unit 2 for English … Continue reading

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