Assignment 1

THE DIFFERENCES OF BRITISH AND AMERICAN ENGLISH

by Siti Nur Azizah Dwi Haryanti

College of Language and Communication Science of Sultan Agung Islamic University

That English is difficult to learn. It is what some people might think when they are asked about English. But, English comes as both universal and international language which becomes a need for people to learn. Many countries in this earth use English as either the first or the second language. In addition, every country has its own style to deliver English in a daily conversation. Yet, the best known English styles are American English and British English. In fact, non-English-speaking people tend to learn those kinds of English style. Firstly, American English is known as the one which considers many slang words and expressions. Then, British English is the one which is known for its special intonations. Whether British or American English has some differences including grammar, spelling, and vocabulary which are going to be explained in this paper and are supposed to be understood by EFL (English as a Foreign Language) learners.

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