Accentricity

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Over the past year, during the Covid-19 pandemic, we’ve been working with a group of people from all over the world, teaching them to podcast and helping them to tell personal stories about the experience of moving from one place to another. Ev
Over the past year, during the Covid-19 pandemic, we’ve been working with a group of people from all over the world, teaching them to podcast and helping them to tell personal stories about the experience of moving from one place to another. Ev
Over the past year, during the Covid-19 pandemic, we’ve been working with a group of people from all over the world, teaching them to podcast and helping them to tell personal stories about the experience of moving from one place to another. Ev
Over the past year, during the Covid-19 pandemic, we’ve been working with a group of people from all over the world, teaching them to podcast and helping them to tell personal stories about the experience of moving from one place to another. Ev
Over the past year, during the Covid-19 pandemic, we’ve been working with a group of people from all over the world, teaching them to podcast and helping them to tell personal stories about the experience of moving from one place to another. Ev
Over the past year, during the Covid-19 pandemic, we’ve been working with a group of people from all over the world, teaching them to podcast and helping them to tell personal stories about the experience of moving from one place to another. Ev
This episode is Accentricity’s first audio research paper. In April this year, I was really excited to have an article published in a linguistics journal, telling people about some of the findings from my PhD research. But… not all people. Beca
We’re launching series 2 on the 20th of June! Here’s what you can expect to hear…
For this episode, we bring you something a little bit different. A few months ago, we were invited to work in collaboration with the podcast Refugee Voices Scotland, and make a guest series for a new podcast called The Sounds of Integration. We
The contributors: * Jenny Wartanby is working on a PhD about the Scottish movement to end violence against women. You can follow her on Twitter @armsofrain. * Mark Leslie (“unleash the Glaswegian accent!”) is a photographer who takes INCREDI
The contributors: * Jennifer Smith is Professor of Sociolinguistics at the University of Glasgow. At the moment she’s working on two big research projects: One Speaker Two Dialects and The Scots Syntax Atlas. You can find more information about
The contributors: * Justin Currie performs solo and with his band Del Amitri. * Aidan Moffat’s most recent album is a collaboration with RM Hubbert called Here Lies The Body. If you haven’t listened to Arab Strap, look up Ten Years of Tears for
If you would like to take the Wug test (or test the tiny people in your life), I’ve done a blog post it which allows you to do so here. Remember that it’s not a test of intelligence! It tests a kid’s stage of linguistic development, and also th
The contributors: * Antonella Sorace is Professor of Developmental Linguistics at the University of Edinburgh. She is a world leading authority on bilingualism over the lifespan. * Kyle Bettley is a Senior Lecturer at Glasgow Clyde College, tea
Why is it that despite all of the evidence that using multiple languages is good for you, multilingualism is still sometimes treated with suspicion? In this episode, I examine the concept of verbal hygiene, and how the policing of linguistic bo
* Carrie Gillon and Megan Figueroa make The Vocal Fries, a podcast where they investigate and dismantle linguistic prejudice in all its forms. They have loads of episodes about different linguistic issues and varieties. If you fancy learning mo
The students featured, in order of appearance, are: * Sinaed Callaghan is from Glasgow. She has just completed her joint honours degree with English Language and History. Her dissertation looked at the linguistic variable (ing) and how it was u
The students featured, in order of appearance, are: * Jo Pearce is a Masters student in English Language & Linguistics at the University of Glasgow. They are currently working on their dissertation, which looks at how voice quality contributes
The contributors: * Harris, aged 1. Thanks to mum Angie and dad Braxton. * Mila, aged 2. Thanks to mum Nichola. * Connie, aged 2 and a bit. Thanks to mum Kat, dad Andrew and gran Sheila. * Martha, aged 2 and a half. Thanks to mum Jennie and dad
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