How Can We Save Dying Languages And Dialects?

A recent article asks how young people can take on the responsibility of learning the dialects of their regional area. There are people up and down the UK doing all they can to try and preserve local dialects regionally and nationally before they die out. It is a good thing that these groups of people are trying to engage the young to learn their local dialect as, according to the Foundation for Endangered Languages, most languages in the world will die out within a couple of generations.

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How Do We Sound?

Have you ever wondered how many accents there are in the UK? Or thought about the diverse range of words pronounced differently across the nation? The BBC website holds a whole archive of voice recordings as well as interesting information about the way we speak in the UK.

Listen to the UK’s interesting mix of accents and dialects>>