Dialect Levelling

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A2 Level English Language A2 (Language Change) Mind Map on Dialect Levelling, created by 08aliell on 11/26/2014.

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Dialect Levelling
1 What is it?
1.1 a form of standardisation
1.2 regional speech forms becoming less prominent
1.3 speech forms becoming more similar
2 Factors that may cause it
2.1 geographical mobility
2.2 social mobility
2.3 more interaction with varieties of patterns
2.4 peer pressure in adolescents
2.5 economic change
3 The Investigation
3.1 studied changes in different areas
3.1.1 Reading
3.1.2 Milton Keynes
3.1.3 Hull
3.2 Studied Children and One Caregiver
3.2.1 Children aged 4, 8 and 12
3.2.2 prominent caregiver, usually the mother
3.3 Method
3.3.1 used interviews to look at pronunciation differences
4 Findings
4.1 Dialect Levelling was more prominent in Milton Keynes
4.2 It was least prevalent in Hull
4.2.1 adolescents were still influenced by popular culture, but retained the dialect
4.3 In Reading the change was more gradual
5 Conclusion
5.1 economics play a large part in dialect levelling
5.1.1 Hull has higher levels of unemployment, less focus on education
5.2 Adolescents play a huge part, including popular culture
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