Tag Archives: Dialects

Native English Speakers’ Need to Adapt to Non-Natives

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Native English speaker? Good for you! Confident that you would pass any grammar test thrown at you with flying colours? Fabulous! So the news that you may, in fact, have to rethink or relearn your own native tongue in order to make people understand you better might not be something you readily want to hear. We(…)


Howdy Partner, Where Ya From?: A Guide to American Accents

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The United States of America is a huge country made up of 50 states, 48 continental and 2 separate, each of which has its own identity, sense of pride and history. There is however one common denominator: the English language. In total, there are 225 million native speakers of English and 25.6 million speakers of English(…)


Venice Going Independent and Language Referendums

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In a world where it seems increasingly important for us all to get closer there are various countries around the world with states intent on driving those countries apart. We are talking of course of independence referendums, and one that has currently got our attention is that of Venice. Venice, should it succeed in gaining(…)