A favorite scene from Jaws. I feel like this is a really interesting example of indexicality. Brody and Ellen are clearly aware of (r)-0 in coda position, though they probably wouldn't call it that, and they seem to have some idea of what it indexes and joke about that with each other.
Pages 12-13. Written by a native Hawaiian in [Published on 03-01-2022]
American pop culture LOVES these 10 accentsPlay video
video explaining how different accents are used to portray personae in American pop culture media
Article about regional dialect and vocal stylings in pop-punk music. Goes into non-rhoticity and California Shift (article mentions Eckert!) [Published on 06-18-2015]
Chaoju Tang, Vincent J. van Heuven, 2009: Mutual intelligibility of Chinese dialects experimentally tested
a study on mutual intelligibility of 15 Chinese varieties, which the graph shown in the tiktok video is based on
Why some speakers can't understand speakers who understand them - Asymmetric IntelligibilityPlay video
This video explains the phenomenon of asymmetric intelligibility.
Fred Armisen Does Every North American AccentPlay video
Comedian Fred Armisen gives us his take on the regional accents of the US, with brief descriptions of the differences between them.
Naked mole-rat colonies have their own dialects—selected by their monarchPlay video
Rodents exhibiting use of dialect in verbal communication. Would be cool to index dialects in naked mole rats..
Spongebob Squarepants - I Can't Understand Your AccentPlay video
sponge bob being discriminated against due to the unintelligibility of his "accent" (probably more like a dialect).
explaining how London youth speak: "One of our most interesting findings," she says, "was that we'd have groups of students from white Anglo-Saxon backgrounds, along with those of Arab, South American, Ghanaian and Portuguese descent, and they all spoke with the same dialect. But those who use it most strongly are those of second or third generation immigrant background, followed by white boys of London origin and then white girls of London origin."
Instructional Video on Beijing DialectPlay video
This video is part of an instructional course on speaking "Beijing Dialect", presented by a young man with background music. This video focuses on a specific rhotacized word, but the presenter uses rhotacized speech throughout the video. I think this relates to our reading on rhoticity as relating to a "smooth" characteristic that goes in hand with other character traits to form a "smooth" persona.
Different Chinese Dialect Groups in MalaysiaPlay video
This video shows different Chinese dialect groups in Malaysia and their respective histories. From the video, the relationship between language and immigration can be seen clearly, addressing the importance of social environment in the process of forming different Chinese dialect groups in Malaysia.
Southern Dialect Pt. 1Play video
Study of Southern accents - rhotic or “r” pronouncing Mountain Southern, and non-rhotic or “r” dropping Plantation or Tidewater Southern.
Mapping How Americans Talk - Soda vs. Pop vs. CokePlay video
This video shows the numerous dialects found in and around America. The video also shows us that despite speaking the same language, we can have multiple different words to describe a single product or object.
Are There Internet Dialects?Play video
A run through of different internet communities of practice and different.