The major native dialects of English are often divided by linguists into the three general categories: the British Isles dialects, those of North America and those of Australasia.
The United Kingdom is probably the most dialect-obsessed nation in the world. With countless accents shaped by thousands of years of history, there are few English-speaking nations with as many varieties of language in such a small space. Dialects and accents vary amongst the four countries of the United Kingdom, as well as within the countries themselves. READ MORE