Assignment 2


By Ekky Isha Rezianurwanto (30801500204)

College of Languages and Communication Science of Sultan Agung Islamic University (UNISSULA)

The English language most popular namely are British and American English. People say that American and British are “two nations divided by a common language ” it’s true as easier to get differences two kind ¬†English because ¬†from two kind English have differences in the way they are written and spoken. This essay will try compare American and British English.

The two languages are very similar so that it is very easy to understand. The language do not need translation due to writting in standar English. Standar English is written English format to making it very versatile and easy to understand. There are actually difference than there are similarities.

Other ways the language very have to do with the meaning of words. Some words do not have the same meanings, an example words football in American and football in British. Football in American have a meaning is a very common sport where teams throw a football to each other trying to score a touchdown, football in British have meaning reaffers to what we call soccer. More example difference word in British and American are trunk (American English) and boot (British English), hood (American english) and bonnet (British English) and than sidewalk (American English) and pavement (British English).

The collective nouns would also become one into plural those are only surface of differences that you can find in the deep ocean of American and British english differences



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