Is how we speak as important as what we say? BC Seminar

Urszula Clark – UNESCO English Language Day: English, speech and society

April 22, 2014

From having one video with long breaks, now a series of short videos. Not sure if I have them all,or if in the right order, but an interesting talk.


Part 1:

How written English has changed over time:

Part 2:

Hotels4U advert:

Is it sociably acceptable to alter your accent depending on your situation?:

Results of research:

Maintaining cultural identity:

Some solutions / conclusion:



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