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  • 1. STYLISTICS

2. PRESENTATION INTRODUCTION Subject: Stylistics Topic: British Accent 3. INTRODUCTION BY RABIA MURTAZA 4. MANCHESTER ACCENTBritish English Form of English used in United Kingdom. Covers all English dialects in UK.Dialect Regional or social verity of language. Distinguished by pronunciation, grammar etc. Varity differing from standard literary language.Accent Part of dialect Way of pronouncing words. 5. MANCHESTER 6. MANCHESTER ACCENTDialect of Manchester Mancunian is a dialect of Manchester. Originally develop from Lancastrain dialect. Over enunciation of vowel sounds. None for a glottal reinforcement (/k/, /p/, /t/) Avoid Ng. Coalescence 7. MANCHESTER ACCENTManchesters Eminent Words or Phrases Having a buzz. Our kid (sibling or friend). Scran (food) Gafi (house or flat) the dibble (refering to police) 8. LIVERPOOL ACCENTScouse Scouse is an accent and dialect of English found primarily inthe Metropolitan county of Merseyside, and closely associatedwith the city of Liverpool. Scouse is notable in some circumstances for afast, highly accented manner of speech, with a range of risingand falling tones not typical of most of northern England. Irish influences include the pronunciation of the name of theletter "H" as /het/ and the 2nd Person plural (you) asyouse/yous/use /juz/. 9. LIVERPOOL ACCENT[]as in fur [][] as in square [] [rid as in read] [i] i[slip as in sleep] [i][bt] as in butter [bt] [fk as in fork] [fx][b as in bath ][baf][] as in book[u][] as in cook[u] 10. LIVERPOOL ACCENTScouse is a non-rhotic accent, pronouncing /r/ only at thebeginning of a syllable and between vowels, but not at the endof a syllable. [flr as in floor] [fl] [wd] as in word [wd] // becomes /f/ in all environments. [nk] becomes [fnk] for"think.[k] pronounced as [x] at the ends of some words. // becomes /v/ in all environments except word-initially, inwhich case it becomes /d/. [d]becomes [dv] for "dither" 11. LIVERPOOL ACCENT Other Scouse features include: The use of giz instead of give us. The use of the term made up to portray the feelingof happiness or joy in something. For example, Immade up I didnt go out last night. The term sound is used in many ways. It is used as apositive adjective such as it was sound meaning it wasgood. It is used to answer questions of ourwellbeing, such as Im sound in reply to How areyou? The term can also be used in negativecircumstances to affirm a type of indifference such asIm dumping you. The reply sound in this casetranslates to yeah fine, ok, Im fine about it, noproblem etc. 12. BIRMINGHAM ACCENT Second largest city of England. Regional capital of west midlands. 5.3 million population. 13. BIRMINGHAM ACCENT British Accents Received pronunciation/RP Cockney Estuary Southwest British Accent Midlands Accent Northern England Accent Geordie Welsh 14. BIRMINGHAM ACCENTComparison between RP and Midlands AccentVowel Oy,[i] is used instead of i u is lengthen to become oo[] o and a are lazy and under articulate in somewords. i in becomes ee[i:] You is pronounced yow Diphthong[a] is pronounced 15. BIRMINGHAM ACCENT Not every written r is articulated. RP The g in an ng formation is over-articulated at theend of a word, or when followed by a vowel. Hs are dropped ,except when emphasis is required. Ts are occasionally omitted from the end of words.Dialects Bloke (gentleman)Cake hole (mouth) Gob (mouth)Morkins (stupid) Gorra cobb on (bad mood) Cocka (cousin) Bostin (excellent) Sup (whats up) Mizzley (cold and wet) Coppit (catch this) Caggy Handed (left Donnies (hands ) handed)Wench (girl) Blartin (crying) 16. NOTTINGHAM ACCENTSELECTED CITY - NOTTINGHAM Nottingham is a county in the East Midlands of England. Centrally located, it is within easy reach of most of the country. London is 124 miles away, Manchester 71 miles and Birmingham49 miles. French, Dutch & other communities language was absorbed into thelocal dialect. 17. NOTTINGHAM ACCENT Unique accent. Nottingham has specific dialect and expressions. Variable accent if one moves around the county. The Nottingham dialect is alive and well. It has almost uncountable accents of sub-divisions. It is difficult to assess who has the strongest accent in Nottingham. 18. NOTTINGHAM ACCENT COMMON NOTTINGHAM TERMINOLOGYStandard English Notts Accent Standard English Notts AccentDUCK Dook FRIENDLYFriendleyYOUTHYooerthYELLOWYellaJULIEJulehREALLYReallehTAKE TekDIRTY DottehBUSBosCITYCityMELODY MelodehJUSTJoostABOUTAbaaht SHIRT ShotBATH Baff TOter 19. NOTTINGHAM ACCENT COMMON SENTENCES & PHRASES I was about to have a bath before going to town.I wor joost abaaht ter tek a baff , before gooin dahn tahn. My mom says my shirt is dirty.Me mam sez me shot is dottey. Take it home.Tek it Om. 20. NOTTINGHAM ACCENTPERSONAL PRONOUNS DIFFER FROM STANDARD ENGLISH Standard The NottsStandardThe NottsEnglishEnglishEnglish English TheirsTheirnOursOurnYouYoYoursYourne.g "It eent theirn; its ourn!" (It isnt theirs; its ours!) 21. BRISTON ACCENTBRISTOL Bristol is Englands sixth & the United Kingdomseighth most populous city. Bristol is the largest centre of culture, employmentand education in the region. Its prosperity has been linked with the sea since itsearliest days. 22. BRISTON ACCENTDIALECT A dialect of English is spoken by some Bristol citizen knowncolloquially as Bristolian, "Bristolese. There are many dialects of Bristol people. Bristol natives speak with a rhotic accent in which the r inwords like car is pronounced. Bristol people use L when the words end in a or osound. Example: Area becomes areal and bacteria becomes bacterial etc. 23. BRISTON DIALECT Strangers feel as if there is an L after the vowel, e.g. "Africa is a malaria area but according to Bristolian accentthis sentence is pronounced as "Africa is a malarial areal. Difference in dialect from standard language. Bristol Dialect Standard English use Wheres that to?Where is it?CasntCantLushNice/goodGert/GurtReally big 24. LEEDS ACCENT 25. LEEDS ACCENT 26. LEEDS ACCENT 27. LEEDS 28. LEEDS 29. LEEDS 30. LEEDS 31. LEEDS 32. LEEDS ACCENTDIALECTS OF LEEDS The dialect spoken in Leeds named Yorkshire. RP is followed. Yorkshire accents are non-rhotic. Rhotic consonants are not pronounced. Vowel sounds are followed. It contains a number of non-standard features.