Social Variations in British English

Course Ref: C3747163
Date: 1 meeting on Saturday 07/05/2022. 10:00am - 4:00pm
Venue: RISC
Tutor: Jonnie Robinson
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Fee: £27.00

An overview of historical and contemporary variation in British English with observations on Standard English, dialect, accent, slang and vernacular, including audio examples from the British Library’s Sound Archive. The session will draw heavily on Jonnie Robinson’s recent research, especially for A Thesaurus of English Dialect and Slang.

To book a place on this course ring 0300 303 3464 or go to the central WEA website by clicking here.