Skip to 0 minutes and 5 secondsWelcome to Week 1 of Accents, Attitudes and Identity: An Introduction to Sociolinguistics. Here we will begin to explore what we mean by ‘accent’ and where attitudes towards them come from. We’ll think about how attitudes toward accent are shaped by our own experiences, as well as how these attitudes have developed over history to what we know today. We’ll even try to predict how attitudes to accents will change in the future!

Skip to 0 minutes and 27 secondsBut for now we’ll start with a basic question: what do we mean by ‘accent?’

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