Marko Arnautovic, for sure, has heard strange voices telling him to go one way, then the other - some in Mandarin, some in Spanish, some more directly in Estuary English
While I feel that the chapter contains too many Trudgill quotes and a somewhat unnecessary discussion of Estuary English
, it has the potential to be of benefit to student audiences.
: | |Hightown and the River Alt in 2008
Any of them would gratefully grab the benefits that Festival Edinburgh enjoys and suck up the minor annoyance of grease-painted leafleters on every street corner and braying Estuary English
accents in every pub.
Broadcasters are now accepting neutralised or pasteurised versions of accents, as well as Estuary English
which is Received Pronunciation with the posh edges rubbed off.
George isn't the first to try to de-poshify his accent by making it a bit more estuary English
, he won't be the last.
You should be able to just forget that the actor has a different voice in real life - like when Scottish David Tennant is speaking flawless Estuary English
in Doctor Who.
With the title reflecting the nightmare of living on a high density housing estate, the action is set in Essex where the Thames meets the sea and the people speak 'Estuary English
ITV Wales is at death's door, a mere token presence, BBC Wales needed major surgery on its operations, S4C's in intensive care with its enemies gagging to pull the pipes out, and local radio has been reduced to a diet of Estuary English
pap for chavs.
Experts have identified eight to 10 of these likely to predominate within the next 40 years-they include estuary English
, the burr of the southwest and separate accents in the West Midlands, Yorkshire and north and south Wales.
The second edition includes extended coverage of English as a Lingua Franca and China English; updated units on Singlish and Estuary English
; new readings by David Crystal, Hu Xiao Qiong and Barbara Seidlhofer; and revised references, examples, and exercises.