Territorial variants of the English pronunciation
The aim of research
To analyze territorial variants of the English pronunciation.
The tasks of research
To analyze theoretical material on the problem of research.
To reveal territorial variants of the English pronunciation.
To find the advantages invariants and dialects in the English language.
The personal visits of writers and scholars to the
USA and all forms of other personal contacts bring back Americanisms. The existing cases of difference between the two variants are conveniently classified into:
Cases where there are no equivalents in British English
Cases where different words are used for the same denotatum
Cases where the semantic structure of a partially equivalent word is different
Cases where otherwise equivalent words are different in distribution
It sometimes happens that the same word is used in American English with some difference in emotional and stylistic colouring.
Last but not least, there may be a marked difference in frequency characteristics clear instances of rising tune.
Echo questions e.g. you what?
Conciliation: Oh really?
Challenging e.g. on Monday?
These are the best-known Australianisms in the English-speaking world.
World Standard English
trousers (BrE), pants (AmE)
sweet (BrE), candy (AmE)
Australian English American English British English
First, you need to be able to immediately distinguish between content
and function words. Write down 'C' for content and 'F' for function.
When you have finished click on the arrow to see if you have
Example: magazine (C) as (F) many (F)
In conclusion I would like to say that now there are more than 60 countries that speak English as the dominant or official language. My purpose is to show you why the English is a world language. The present day world status of English is the result of two factors: the expansion of British colonial power, which peaked towards the end of the 19th century, and the emergence of the US as the leading economic power of the 20th century. English is the chief language of international business and academic conferences, and the leading language of international tourism.
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