North East Scots (Doric) explainer video

North-East Scots (Doric): The History, Present & Future (Complete Video)

Part 1: The HistoryThe Doric tongue so common in the North-East is part of the Scots Language. But where did this language come from, and what makes the Dori…

Video by the Elphinstone Institute.

Part 1: The History The Doric tongue so common in the North-East is part of the Scots Language. But where did this language come from, and what makes the Doric special? Our two academics Professors Smith and Millar guide the discussion.

Part 2: The Present North East Scots has experienced a tumultuous time of late. Join Sheena Blackhall the famed Doric poet and our two academics Professors Smith and Millar to explore how the Doric came to be the way it is.

Part 3: The Future What does the future hold for the Doric? Explore the answers to that with poet Jo Gilbert, teacher Jamie Fairbairn and former pupil Robert Legge, along with our two academics Professors Smith and Millar.

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