Australian English

  title={Australian English},
  author={Sallyanne Palethorpe},
  journal={Journal of the International Phonetic Association},
  pages={341 - 350}
  • S. Palethorpe
  • Published 1 December 2007
  • Linguistics
  • Journal of the International Phonetic Association
Australian English is a regional dialect of English which shares its phonemic inventory with Southern British English through the historical connection with the dialects of the British Isles (in particular London) in the late 18th and early 19th centuries (Cochrane 1989, Yallop 2003, Leitner 2004). Speakers of present-day Australian English are typically those who are born in Australia or who immigrate at an early age when peer influence is maximal.1 Such speakers fall into three major dialect… 

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