A brilliant revision resource for the accent and dialect topic in new spec English Language A Level - full of theorists, linguists, facts/ stats, examples, application and more!
This is not your usual fact sheet - it has skipped out the somewhat useless endless details on the methodology of the studies and never ending sets of results. Instead, it has selectively condensed the studies and theories and said something meaningful about them which forms the basis of your debate and discussion in the exam.
This summary sheet is packed with information that feeds directly into an essay answer and will stop students wasting time on details that are not mark worthy and ensure they discuss the best parts of language!
opinions on accent inc: Giles, Ryan, COMRES, Montgomery
features inc: Petyt, Trudgill, is there a gender difference in the way we modify our accent?, code switching
Identity is closely linked inc: grime music, accommodation theory, Osborne in the 2013 election, Watson, real world application is school and work, policing language