American and british english diferences

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AMERICAN AND BRITISH ENGLISH DIFFERENCES
(Temario ingles)

* Index
* Introduction………………………………………………………………………………………………….

* The reason of the British and American English………………………………..1

* Pronunciation differences……………………………………………………………………….2

* Spelling of verbs……………………………………………………………………………………….3

* Possession……..…………………………………………………………………………………………….4

* Theverb get………………………………………………………………………………………………5

* Prepositions………………………………………………………………………………………………..6

* Vocabulary differences……………………………………………………………………………7

* Idioms………………………………………………………………………………………………………….8

* Conclusions……….………………………………………………………………………………………...9

* Bibliography…………………………………………………………………………………………….10

Introduction
British and American English canhave the same basics but the pronunciation makes the British accent more polite than the American. That’s because the British English respects the providence of some French words that are in the English vocabulary. So this work is going to show you how different a language can be because of the use of words, pronunciation and how British and American people express themselves.
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1.The reason of the British and American English.

Regional dialects in the United States typically reflect the elements of the language of the main immigrant groups in any particular region of the country, especially in terms of pronunciation and vernacular vocabulary. Scholars have mapped at least four major regional variations of spoken American English: Northern, Southern, Midland, andWestern. After the American Civil War, the settlement of the western territories by migrants from the east led to dialect mixing and leveling, so that regional dialects are most strongly differentiated in the eastern parts of the country. Localized dialects also exist with quite distinct variations, such as in Southern Appalachia and New York.
The spoken forms of British English vary considerably,reflecting a long history of dialect development from isolated populations. Dialects and accents vary not only between the countries in the United Kingdom, England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, but also within these individual countries.

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2. Pronunciation differences.
-or vs. -our |
American | British |
color | | colour |
Favorite | favourite |Honor | honour |

-ze vs. –se |
American | British |
analyze | Analyse |
criticize | Criticise |
memorize | Memorise |

-ll vs. -l |
American | British |
Enrollment | enrolment |
Fulfill | fulfil |
Skillful | skilful |

-er vs. -re |
American | British |
center | centre |
meter | metre |
theater | theatre |

-og vs. -ogue |
American | British |
Analog |analogue |
Catalog | catalogue |
Dialog | dialogue |
-e vs. -oe or –ae |
American | British |
encylopedia | Encylycopaedia |
maneuver | manoeuvre |
medieval | mediaeval |

-ck or -k vs. -que |
American | British |
Bank | banque |
Check | cheque |
Checker | chequer |
-dg vs. -dge (or -g vs. -gu) |
American | British |
aging | ageing |
argument | arguement |
judgment |judgement |

Other |
American | British |
jewelry | jewellery |
draft | draught |
pajamas | pyjamas  |
plow | plough |
program | programme |
tire | tyre |

-ense vs. -enze |
American | British |
Defense | defence |
License | licence |
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In British English, words that end in -l preceded by a vowel usually double the -l when a suffix is added, while in AmericanEnglish the letter is not doubled.  The letter will double in the stress is on the second syllable. 
Base Word | American | British |
counsel | counseling | counselling |
Equal | equaling | equalling |
model | modeling | modelling |
quarrel  | quarreling | quarrelling |
signal | signaling | signalling |
Travel | traveling | travelling |
Excel | excelling | excelling |
propel |...
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