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  1. Differences between BritishEnglish and AmericanEnglish

  2. Wherecanwefindthedifference? • Pronunciation • Spelling • Writing • Vocabulary • Grammar

  3. BritishEnglish • is spoken in: • the United Kingdom: England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland • Australia • Canada • South Africa AmericanEnglish is spoken in: - in the United States

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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?

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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/