11×1 GCSE English Language – examples of regional dialects and accents

From our lesson today, please find below the examples of the dialects and accents we looked at.

Received pronunciation (RP) – Judi Dench

Cockney – Ray Winstone

‘Estuary’ English – Russell Brand

Westcountry – Stephen Merchant

Geordie – Cheryl Cole

Scottish (east coast) – Sean Connery

Welsh – ‘Stella’ Sky One comedy

And some others we didn’t have time for…

Scottish (Glaswegian) – ‘Still Game’ BBC Scotland comedy

Midlands (Brummie) – Jasper Carrott

Northern English (Liverpool) – John Bishop

Northern English (Manchester) – Liam Gallagher


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