+01 815 366 8089
+44 2089 355 017
admin@icaltefl.com

VIEW OUR TEFL COURSES

START A TEACHING CAREER
ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD!

CLICK TO LEARN MORE

Accent, Dialect & Language in English

What is the difference between Accent, Dialect and Language?

This article looks at the differences between the three terms. People often confuse them and there is a certain degree of overlap (even linguists don’t always agree on what the difference is between them) but generally speaking we can talk about:
Accents
Accent is all about pronunciation. Two people may use the same grammar, the same syntax and…

Accents and TEFL

Your accent is the way you say words when you speak. It’s all about pronunciation and has nothing to do with grammar or syntax.

With accents, two people may say precisely the same words, but make them sound completely different.

So, each person has their own particular accent. However we can group accents into various categories:

Regional – for example when people from the North of…