Immigrazione italiana nel Regno Unito: le comunità di Bedford e Peterborough tra lingua e identità
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This paper researches the ethnic language of two Italian communities in the uk, those in Bedford and Peterborough, and focuses on the main flows of Italian migration to the uk. Specifically, the present study questions whether 2nd and 3rd generation Anglo-Italian community members are likely to express sociolinguistic distinctiveness in their speech. In so doing, the results of a questionnaire survey carried out in Peterborough and contrasted to previous results from Bedford will be discussed.