Category Archives: Language Variation

British English – American English: Spelling

Video credit: in30.tv, “English in 30 Seconds: Common American and British Spelling Differences” October 28, 2009, via YouTube. Dear All, The previous post was focused on the differences between BrE and AmE in terms of pronunciation. The present post focuses on some key spelling differences. First of all, it is worth mentioning that two important …

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British English – American English: Pronunciation

Video credit: Anglo-Link, “British vs American | English Pronunciation Lesson” April 25, 2013, via YouTube. Dear All, Today I would like to discuss with you two varieties (dialects) of the English language: British English (BrE) and American English (AmE). First of all, let us define BrE and AmE. BrE can be defined as the form …

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Canadian Ukrainian (Ukrainian in Canada)

A lot of Ukrainians came to Canada at the end of the 19th – beginning of the 20th centuries. These people brought not only their excellent farmers’ skills that were in great demand in Canada then, but also their own language and preserved for over a century. The Ukrainian language in Canada has a number …

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