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Differences between. British English and American English. Where can we find the difference ?. Pronunciation Spelling Writing Vocabulary Grammar. British English. is spoken in: the United Kingdom: England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland Australia Canada South Africa.

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differences between

Differences between

BritishEnglish

and

AmericanEnglish

where can we find the difference
Wherecanwefindthedifference?
  • Pronunciation
  • Spelling
  • Writing
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
british english
BritishEnglish
  • is spoken in:
    • the United Kingdom: England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
    • Australia
    • Canada
    • South Africa

AmericanEnglish

is spoken in:

- in the United States

pronunciation
Pronunciation
  • [a: ] [æ:] pass, class, last, dance
  • [ o ] [ a:] hot, pot, doctor, dollar
  • [ t ] [d ] voicing of t better, city, get out
  • [pa: t] [pa:rd] part, four, were, farm, bird
  • [əu] [o:] home, go
  • [ju:] [u:] duke, tutor, reduce, tube, new
  • [-tail] [-tlə] fertile
spelling
Spelling
  • ise, izeize realize, organize
  • ll l travelled/traveled, jewellery/jewelry
  • re er centre, theatre
  • ouror colour, honour, neighbour, humour
  • gueog dialogue, catalogue
  • mmem programme / program
  • queck cheque / check
vocabulary
Vocabulary
  • flat - apartement
  • lorry - truck
  • sweet – candy
  • shop – store
  • trousers – pants
  • maize – corn
  • ill – sick
  • underground- subway
  • tin – can
  • trolley – cart
  • single ticket – one - way ticket
  • crisps – chips
  • chips – french fries
  • rubber – eraser
  • postman – mailman
  • holiday - vacation
grammar
Grammar
  • AmE – using of gotten as the past participle (instead of got)
  • AmE - She lives on Apple street/ BrE: in Apple street
  • AmE - on/over the weekend/ BrE - at the weekend
  • AmE - give homework /BrE - set homework
  • AmE - take exams / BrE - sit for exams
questions
Questions
  • What type ofEnglishisolder? AmericanorEnglish?
  • What symbol doesithave in thedictionary?
  • Do yourememberanywordwhichisdifferent in Britishand in AmericanEnglish?
  • What type ofEnglishisused in otherEnglishspeakingcountries – e.g. in Australia?
  • What type ofEnglish do youlearnatschool?
  • Wherecanyouheartheother type ofEnglish?
exercise 1
Exercise 1
  • Translate following words into two differents types of English:

BrE AmE

  • Kukuřice
  • Guma
  • Metro
  • Byt
  • Nákupní košík
  • Hranolky
  • Prázdniny
  • Brambůrky
  • Pošťák
  • Jednosměrná jízdenka
  • Plechovka
  • Sladkost
  • Kalhoty
  • Nemocný
  • Kamión
excercise 2
Excercise 2
  • Are thefollowingwordscorrect? And are they in BritishorAmericanEnglish?
  • 1) travelling
  • 2) program
  • 3) color
  • 4) theatrere
  • 5) neighbor
  • 6) dialogue
  • 7) checke
  • 8) realise
  • 9) centre
  • 10) catalog
obr zky pou ity z
Obrázky použity z:
  • http://vlajky-statu.luksoft.cz/evropa/vlajka_velke_britanie.php
  • http://vlajky-statu.luksoft.cz/amerika/vlajka_usa.php
  • http://www.helpforenglish.cz/vyslovnost/c2011050801-vyslovnost--aw-.html
  • http://www.imobilien.cz/nadvorni/nadvorni_byt.htm
  • http://tapety-na-plochu.luksoft.cz/doprava/truck.php
  • http://www.dreamstime.com/royalty-free-stock-images-candy-lollipop-image2470749
  • http://marketing.blogs.ie.edu/archives/category/international-marketing/page/16
  • http://www.cksinfo.com/fashion/trousers/index.html
  • http://www.receptyonline.cz/kukurice-cukrova--1162.html
  • http://www.scritube.com/limba/croata-sarbo-croata/Pro-se-trp612412113.php
  • http://www.starysmichov.cz/view.php?cisloclanku=2010110002
  • http://vierdaagsevannijmegen.blogse.nl/log/10-archief-april-mei-en-juni-2008/actie-tegen-vierdaagse-verbod-blikjes.html
  • http://www.gerbing.cz/kosik.php
  • http://www.smirice.eu/nadrazi/nadrazi.htm
  • https://potatosandwich.wordpress.com/2011/01/20/crisps-rehab-day-5/
  • http://zdravetipy.blog.cz/1103/bramborove-placky-bez-brambor
  • http://www.facelike.cz/hlasovani/93
  • http://www.infocentrum-turnov.cz/cs/za-povestmi-ceskeho-raje/12-povesti-z-ceskeho-raje/o-mladoboleslavskem-postilionovi.html
  • http://nemojaci.webnode.cz/news/hura-prazdniny/