Dr Lauren Hall-Lew: Tourist attitudes to linguistic variation in Scotland

Lauren Hall-Lew

This month’s podcast comes from Dr Lauren Hall-Lew, a lecturer in Sociolinguistics. With tourist season well and truly upon us it’s the perfect time to find out more about Lauren’s research into tourist attitudes to Scottish accents. Lauren and her team hit the streets of Edinburgh during a recent Edinburgh Festival Fringe to quiz tourists about their attitudes to Scottish accents in different contexts.

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