Date: 2 June 2011
Paul was interviewed by Alison Goddard, a journalist on the Economist, about the future of dialects in England. He also drew two maps showing his idea of today's dialect regions and his speculations about where they they might lie in 2030.
News website: http://www.economist.com/node/18775029
Associated staff: Paul Kerswill, Kevin Watson
Associated projects: Multicultural London English: the emergence, acquisition and diffusion of a new variety
Associated departments and research centres: Language Variation and Linguistic Theory (LVLT), Linguistics and English Language