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Guillaume Derouet

Guillaume Derouet

I'm a french student (M1 level) from the university of the Maine (Le Mans, Sarthe). I originally work on religious history in antiquity, especially in proconsular Africa during late antiquity (from IIIrd to Vth century). This blog is absolutely not related to antiquity or Africa, simply because it

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She had this accent

She had this accent

This is a blog about dialects in England.
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Articles : 11
Since : 20/09/2016
Category : Movies, TV & Videos

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London dialect

London dialect

X1 = London area. Presentation : (...) Examples : Zawe Ashton : She is from the Hackney borough of London. According to this page, this actress is able to get many accent and pratice it depending on the scenario needs. The character that she portrayed and that will be important to us is Vod (an extreme and funny character) in the Fresh Meat series.
Mancunian dialect

Mancunian dialect

X1 = Mancunian accent area (Manchester + suburbs) Presentation : People from Manchester that use its local dialect are also called Manc speakers. This accent is very different from others nothern dialects but has similarities with north-east modern english. As a consequence of the Industrial revolution Manchester fastly expanded. People mainly immi
Suffolk and Essex dialects

Suffolk and Essex dialects

X1 = Suffolk ; X2 = Essex Presentation : The Suffolk dialect was often related to the Essex's (that's why we put them in the same article) and the first one was formerly the mainly used accent in the area, but nowadays it has often been replaced by Estuary English. In some parts of the county the dialect sounds like that of Kent, in others that of
Sussex dialects

Sussex dialects

X1 = Sussex area location Presentation : Sussex dialect : Sussex dialect has its sources in Anglo-Saxon, Dutch, Welsh, with a bit of 14th-century French and Scandinavian. A large part of this dialect are words are the result of Sussex's fishermen speaking and their links with french and dutsh fishermen. Here you can find some usefull links, for exe
South East Dialects

South East Dialects

X1 = Estuary English Area ; X2 = Kentish Area Presentation : South East is actually the whole red shades area since we consider Estuary English as a southeastern, it is quite arduous so for the moment, we will make a quick relatively independant stories for each local dialect. Estuary English, a South East dialect : The term Estuary English was def
West country typical dialect (farmer)

West country typical dialect (farmer)

Presentation : West country typical dialect : Because of its history West country suffers of social stigma, that area is often associated with agriculture industry and lack of education. West country speaker are stereotypically considered as backwards or simple-minded. Examples : Toby Jones : He portrayed Lance in the Detectorists and has a typical
Bristolian dialect

Bristolian dialect

X1 = Bristol area Presentation : Bristolians that live in areas that had less influence from students or immigrants and also old people use a special dialect called Brizzle . Anyway, Swedish had a great influence on Bristol, a L sound is added to words that end whith the A letter. For example, "area" becomes "areawl" ans in Swedish, "Ikea" is known
Black country dialect

Black country dialect

X1 = West Midlands dialect area. Presentation : First, it is important to notice that Black country typical dialect and Brummie dialect are different enven if these are very close. Brummie is spoken in Birmingham whereas Black country dialect is spoken in Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall, and parts Wolverhampton. Second, speakers of the dialect that we id
Scouse dialect

Scouse dialect

X1 = Scouse accent area (Merseyside). Presentation : Scouse is also called Liverpool english and Merseyside english, this dialect speakers are also present in parts of Wales, Cheshire and Lancashire but these versions of the accent are quite different and the dialect is mainly spoken in Liverpool. The word Scouse appears to be a shortened form of "
East-Midlands dialects

East-Midlands dialects

East-Midlands location on the map (X1 = Derby ; X2 = Grimsby ; X3 = Nottingham) Presentation : East-Midlands dialects. East-Midlands dialects are a compromise between Nothern and Southern most pronounced accents. Firstly, Nothern East-Midlands dialects indirectly come from Scandinavia and are therefore very close to nothern dialects. It is importan