Day: May 11, 2016

Does Australia have regional accents, like in Canada or the USA?

By: | Post date: 2016-05-11 | Comments: 1 Comment
Posted in categories: English, Linguistics

As others have said, Australian regional variation is nowhere near as great as even the US, let alone Britain. (You mean Canada has regional accents?) The main variation in Australia historically has been class-based (Cultivated, General, Broad), with less well-studied variation between rural and urban, and with an interesting in-group variant among 2nd generation immigrants […]