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Bente Hannisdal

Associate Professor
  • E-mailBente.Hannisdal@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 31 23
  • Visitor Address
    HF-bygget, Sydnesplassen 7
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7805
    5020 Bergen
Textbook
  • Hannisdal, Bente; Jenset, Gard Buen. 2012. Analyzing English Grammar: Exercises for Advanced Students. Fagbokforlaget.
Academic article
  • Hannisdal, Bente. 2005. From Public School Accent to BBC English: defining Received Pronunciation. Målbryting. 191-210.
Lecture
  • Hannisdal, Bente. 2010. What's happening in RP? An empirical look at variation and change in Received Pronunciaiton.
Academic lecture
  • Hannisdal, Bente. 2019. Stress shift in American English.
  • Hannisdal, Bente. 2017. Stress shift in prefixed verbs.
  • Hannisdal, Bente. 2016. Stress placement in disyllabic prefixed verbs in British and American English.
  • Hannisdal, Bente. 2015. A corpus-based study of /t/-flapping in American English.
  • Hannisdal, Bente. 2014. T-reduction in American English: an empirical study of flapping in broadcast speech.
  • Hannisdal, Bente. 2009. Variation and change in Received Pronunciation: an updated description of the "standard" accent.
  • Hannisdal, Bente. 2008. Investigating a "standard" variety: defining Received Pronunciation as an object of study.
  • Hannisdal, Bente. 2005. Why do newsreaders speak RP? A discussion of the norm concept in relation to Received Pronunciation.
  • Hannisdal, Bente. 2005. Talking proper or talking posh? The changing identity of the RP speaker.
  • Hannisdal, Bente. 2005. Dangerous liaisons? Linking and intrusive /r/ in broadcast RP.
  • Hannisdal, Bente. 2003. Some phonologial variables in broadcast RP.
  • Hannisdal, Bente. 2003. An empirical study of some variable features in broadcast RP.
  • Hannisdal, Bente. 2002. RP or not RP: defining a variable accent.
Masters thesis
  • Trømborg, Hanne. 2019. Norwegian attitudes to English varieties: a sociolinguistic study of students and teachers in lower secondary school.
  • Urke, Åsa Børgesdotter Schjeide. 2019. Accents in Wonderland: an attitudinal study of the use of accents in Disney's originals and remakes.
  • Geijerstam, Erika Amdahl af. 2018. Tutti Frutti - best said in an Inverness accent. A sociolinguistic variationist study of phonological variation and change in Inverness.
  • Rogne, Cathrine. 2018. The use of non-standard features in British and American English: a comparative attitudinal study.
  • Areklett, Ida Beate. 2017. Norwegian attitudes to English varieties: a sociolinguistic study.
  • Storebø, Ann-Mari. 2017. Cardiff English: a sociolinguistic study of phonological accent variation and change in Cardiff English.
  • Lyngstad, Tore. 2015. A sociolinguistic study of accent use in Irish films.
  • Fatnes, Ingeborg. 2014. Phonological variation and change in Sheffield English.
  • Moltu, Gunvor Kjos. 2014. "One accent to rule them all": a sociolinguistic study of accent use and stereotyping in American fantasy films.
  • Ellingsæter, Christine. 2014. "I sound so posh compared to you lot": phonological variation and change in the Surrey accent.
  • Loftheim, Håvard Lie. 2013. The younger the Yankeer? a sociolinguistic study of Norwegian attitudes to English varieties.
  • Reiersen, Øystein. 2013. Edinburgh Jockney? A socio-phonological study of accent variation and change in Edinburgh English.
  • Fjeldsbø, Lene. 2013. "Ockers and Larrikins": An attitudinal study of accent use in Australian films.
  • Vilkensen, Turid Lie. 2013. "I Love Accents": The use of accents in American sitcoms.
  • Bratteli, Anders. 2011. World of Speechcraft: accent use and stereotyping in computer games.
  • Sønnesyn, Janne. 2011. The use of accents in Disney’s animated feature films 1995-2009: a sociolinguistic study of the good, the bad and the foreign.
  • Nødtvedt, Harald Ottesen. 2011. Phonological variation and change in London Cockney English: a sociolinguistic study.
  • Bonness, Dania Jovanna. 2011. Estuary English in Norfampton? Phonological variation and change in Northampton English.
  • Lund, Carl Philip. 2009. The portrayal of working-class speech in British film: a study of accent in British films from the 1960s and the 2000s.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Hannisdal, Bente. 2007. Variability and change in Received Pronunciation: a study of six phonological variables in the speech of television newsreaders.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Hannisdal, Bente. 2020. A corpus-based study of /t/-flapping in American English broadcast speech.
  • Hannisdal, Bente. 2006. R-sandhi in broadcast RP. 13 pages.
  • Hannisdal, Bente. 2005. Talking proper or talking posh? The changing face of RP. 11 pages.
Poster
  • Hannisdal, Bente. 2009. Phonological reduction and gender: a study of t-voicing and smoothing in RP.

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