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Learn Scottish English

This is the dialect of English which will help you get speaking to locals in their native accents! English is spoken differently across the world with local versions adapting accents, spelling and vocabulary. You’ll be understood anywhere English is spoken no matter which version you learn. §

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UK

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Fun facts about Scottish English

The language adds an 'ie' ending to nouns to express smallness such as 'laddie' and 'lassie' for a young boy and young girl and 'shoppie' for a small shop.

Scottish English words include 'wee' for small, 'bonnie' for pretty, 'bairn' for child and 'kirk' for church.

'Many a mickle makes a muckle' relates to the English idiom ‘look after the pennies and the pounds look after themselves’.

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