Investigating British Asian accents : studies from Glasgow

Lambert, Kirsten and Alam, Farhana and Stuart-Smith, Jane (2007) Investigating British Asian accents : studies from Glasgow. 16th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. pp. 1509-1512.


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Despite the substantial Asian community in the UK, there has been very little phonetic work on British Asian accents. The complementary results from two small-scale studies of Glasgow Asian accent confirm the identification of Glasgow Asian as an recognizable accent, identify accent features particular to Glasgow Asian and not found in Glaswegian more generally, and confirm their use – with specific social-indexical functions – in everyday speech.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: sociophonetics; accents of English; minority ethnic accents; postalveolar articulation.
Divisions: School of Health Sciences > Clinical Audiology, Speech and Language Research Centre
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2008 10:33
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2014 12:54

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