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Evaluate the idea that accent is the major force in determining a person’s identity.

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Evaluate the idea that it is important to attach prestige to Standard English usage.

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Evaluate the idea that some accents are viewed more favourably than others/
Discuss the idea that some accents are more attractive than others.

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Evaluate the idea that a person’s language use is determined by the social groups they belong to.

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Evaluate the idea that language can affect people’s views of social groups.

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Evaluate the idea that where someone comes from affects the language they use.

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Evaluate the idea that some people’s language use is more powerful than others.

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Evaluate the idea that a person’s language might be affected by their occupation/
Evaluate the idea that a person’s occupation affects the language that they use.

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Evaluate the idea that women and men use language differently.

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Evaluate the idea that British Standard English is superior to other varieties of English spoken around the world.

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Evaluate the idea that accent and dialect variation should be celebrated and encouraged.

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Evaluate the idea that regional vernaculars are dying out.

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What can marked and unmarked forms reveal about gender, stereotypes and society?

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Evaluate the idea that spoken interactions between men and women are characterised by miscommunication.

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Evaluate the idea that a person’s language affects their success in life.

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Discuss the idea that occupational language needs to be in plain English.

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Evaluate the idea that accent and dialect discrimination is a construct of society.

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Evaluate the idea that ethnicity is consciously constructed through language.

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