Northern and Midlands trainee teachers ‘told to change their accents’

By Will Chalk & Imran Rahman-Jones

What’s the right way to pronounce “grass”?

It’s the never-ending debate you have with your mates from other parts of the country.

But a linguist says that trainee teachers with northern or Midlands accents are being told to change their accents and “adopt southern pronunciation”.

Click here to read the full article on BBC Newsbeat.

Create a website or blog at

%d bloggers like this: