Does Globalisation Spell the End of Local Accents?
Mal Fletcher on BBC Radio

A leading BBC journalist was recently offered money to take elocution lessons, because her accent comes from the north of England.

Will local accents be lost in the age of globalisation? Should people with distinct accents modulate or soften them to be understood (or befriended)?

Mal Fletcher addresses these questions in this interview with BBC Radio's Mike Parr.

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