The US and The UK have been sharing a common language – English, but actually there are many differences between two region above. It also is presented in 2 types of English test : IELTS- managed by British Council in The UK and TOEFL- controlled by ETS in The US. So what are differences ? Let’s read on all of it below :
Although the foundation and basic of English such as grammar, writing way is same but there has a variance in pronunciation , spelling and accents a lot between two types of English . The most important reason might be the difference in Geography and Custom.
Obviously, American is known for liberal and fast. It is expressed in their daily habits such as eating fast foods every-time , haste and quickness .The typical thing of America is multiple – culture because there are so many people all around the world came and live there. That is a mix from different culture in the world and they might have no national character. So, the pronunciation of American seems to be shorter and quicker than the British.
However, the British has an own national character , so that, they tend to be inflexible and self-opinionated in their language.
For example, American use the word “ program” but in the UK, it must be “ programme”
There is also an enormous difference in spelling between both region. It presents the biggest modification , for example, the very ‘hot’ word of British is “crisps” ,it is so much difficult to speak correctly but in the US, this word is changed to speak very easy “ chips” . An American would pronounce this in a very different way to an English person. An English person would have his/her tongue far back in the mouth whereas an American would have his/her tongue forward in the mouth.
You might find so difficult to learn both types of English or exactly one, but it is no big deal, let’s choose which the most interesting to you, because you should just focus on using English fluently in order to other people from different places in the world can easy to understand what you are saying.
In order to do that, you should watch more English films, that’s great way to improve yourself better.
Making conversations everyday. By this way, you might have opportunity to practise, then trying to perfect your speaking skill. Besides, you can learn to speak aloud confidently with foreign people.
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