THE CONVERSATION: Teachers with Northern accents are being told to ‘posh up’, here’s why

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The way we talk can reveal a lot about us and our origins – in terms of region, class and ethnicity. The UK has a wide variety of accents but not all are created equal – with some accents deemed to be more socially acceptable than others.

Period17 Jan 2018

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  • teaching
  • education
  • accents
  • class