Teachers should keep their regional accents, say pupils

Press/Media: Expert comment

Release date: 6/1/2017


This report discusses how, contrary to much of my research on accent and identity, many British schoolchildren feel that teachers should not have to leave their personal accents at the door when they come to school.

Media coverage

TitleTeachers should keep their regional accents, say pupils
Media name/outletTimes Educational Supplement
CountryUnited Kingdom
DescriptionA discussion of students' attitudes toward their teachers' accents, namely that accents should not have to change.
PersonsAlexander Baratta