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Lincolnshire Dialect – An Introduction

FREE
Start Date

Tue 9 Mar 2021

Duration

4 weeks

FREE

Course content

  • List 12 Lincolnshire dialect words and state their meaning
  • State 6 dialect words with Scandinavian roots
  • Translate a short piece of Lincolnshire dialect into standard English
  • Read at least four pieces of Lincolnshire dialect
  • Identify differences within at least two of them
  • List 12 Lincolnshire dialect words and state their meaning
  • State 6 dialect words with Scandinavian roots
  • Translate a short piece of Lincolnshire dialect into standard English
  • Read at least four pieces of Lincolnshire dialect
  • Identify differences within at least two of them

Description

Do you know what a prickly otchin, a mawking and werriting is? Come along to this course and find out about different words in dialect.

Course content:

During this course we will investigate the history of some dialect words and the reasons for their use and disuse. We will read various poems and tales written in dialect and identify the differences between those which are written in different parts of Lincolnshire. As well as translating Lincolnshire dialect into standard English, if time allows an attempt may be made to use Lincolnshire dialect to write a piece of poetry or prose

Requirements

  • Previous knowledge or skill is not required.

What do I need to do this course?

Access to the Internet and use of a laptop or tablet and use of TEAMS. The ability to send an email and search for information on the internet. Be able to attend the online session each week.

Teaching Methods

  • Reading and listening to dialect spoken and written in different parts of Lincolnshire. Study of dialect dictionaries. Translation of Lincolnshire dialect. Possible production of written dialect.


    How is your progress checked?

    Participation in discussion groups. Question and answer. Result of quizzes during course sessions

    What can I do after this course?

    Have a look at our other courses for Interest.


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Course details

  • Tutor: Loretta Rivett
  • Time: 1000-1230
  • Provision: CL
  • Term: Spring
  • Location: Online Class
  • Full fee: Free
  • Concessionary fee: Free

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