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29 October 2014
Where I Live
22 August 1945
: Camborne, Cornwall
Time lived in area:
5 to 10 years
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The participants were asked to describe how they spoke in their own words.
How do you describe your accent:
Have there been other influences on the way you speak:
Do you have skills in languages other than English?:
Also on Voices:
Language and place: How where we live affects our speech
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Elizabeth l allegedly spoke nine different languages, including Welsh, and did a number of translations.
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