Why Do People Living in Different Locations Speak.geog

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Click to edit Master subtitle style  2/25/11 Why Do People Living in Different Locations Speak English Differently? Geography of  Language
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 2/25/11 Outline Geography and Dialect Development of Dialects in English British Received Pronunciation(BRP) Dialects in  England Current dialect differences English in North America Differences between British and American English Vocabulary
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 2/25/11 English, like other languages, has a wide variety of  dialects  and  that  people  who  speak  the  same language  may  use  different  pronunciations,  spellings, and meanings for particular words.
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 2/25/11 q Dialects Ø Geographers study dialects in order to understand the relationship  between CULTURE and LANDSCAPE. Ø Acquire distinctive distributions across landscapes through various  social processes such as migration, interaction and isolation. Ø Reflects unique characteristics of the physical environment in  which a group of people live, and languages change partially in  response to modifications of the landscape.
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 2/25/11 Developments of Dialects in English
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course GEOG 3 taught by Professor Hayssen,a during the Spring '08 term at Santa Rosa.

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