Rob Drummond

List of John Benjamins publications for which Rob Drummond plays a role.


Drummond, Rob 2020 Teenage swearing in the UKEnglish World-Wide 41:1, pp. 59–88
This article describes the swearing practices of a group of young people aged 14–16 in the UK. The young people are in a specific context – a Pupil Referral Unit catering for pupils who have been excluded from mainstream school. The study’s narrow focus builds on existing knowledge by providing a… read more | Article
Drummond, Rob 2015 Non-native northern EnglishResearching Northern English, Hickey, Raymond (ed.), pp. 459–478
This chapter describes and discusses aspects of a study looking at the acquisition of local accent features by non-native English speakers living in Manchester. The participants in the study are all Polish, and they clearly show variability in the extent to which they use what might be called a… read more | Article
This paper investigates the role of orthographic representation in the production of the local variant of the STRUT vowel in the speech of Polish migrants living in Manchester. A previous study (Drummond 2013) showed that acquisition of the local variant depended on various social factors, yet this… read more | Article
This paper explores the linguistic and social factors behind the acquisition of glottal variation in English /t/ by native Polish speakers living in Manchester, UK. It investigates the speech of 40 Polish adults of varying levels of English language proficiency, who have been in Manchester for… read more | Article