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Have you go...
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  1. 1. Phonetics V Teacher: Mr. Jordán MasíasTeacher: Mr. Jordán Masías Broad Differences betweenBroad Differences between BRE and AMEBRE and AME English Phonetics and Phonology VEnglish Phonetics and Phonology V
  2. 2. Phonetics V Teacher: Mr. Jordán MasíasTeacher: Mr. Jordán Masías www.movies_links.tv/movies/my_fair_lady
  3. 3. Phonetics V Teacher: Mr. Jordán MasíasTeacher: Mr. Jordán Masías BREBRE AMEAME
  4. 4. Phonetics V Teacher: Mr. Jordán MasíasTeacher: Mr. Jordán Masías Broadly, differences are:Broadly, differences are: • PronounciationPronounciation • SpellingSpelling • UseUse • MeaningMeaning
  5. 5. Phonetics V Teacher: Mr. Jordán MasíasTeacher: Mr. Jordán Masías PronounciationPronounciation • I.I. Different Pronunciation, Although SameDifferent Pronunciation, Although Same SpellingSpelling • Advertisement (advert, ad) BRE /Advertisement (advert, ad) BRE /// AME /AME /// • ControversyControversy /// v/s // v/s /// LaboratoryLaboratory //////tt// , Secretary, Secretary //// //// • Leisure, schedule, dynasty, danceLeisure, schedule, dynasty, dance • Renaissance, migratory, clerk [bank, office], ateRenaissance, migratory, clerk [bank, office], ate • For further information see Wells (1999: 117- 127)
  6. 6. Phonetics V Teacher: Mr. Jordán MasíasTeacher: Mr. Jordán Masías SpellingSpelling • Some verbs past tenses:Some verbs past tenses: Burn- Burnt OR burnedBurn- Burnt OR burned Dream- dreamt OR dreamedDream- dreamt OR dreamed Lean- leant OR leanedLean- leant OR leaned Learn- learnt OR learnedLearn- learnt OR learned Smell- smelt OR smelledSmell- smelt OR smelled Spell- spelt OR spelledSpell- spelt OR spelled Spill- spilt OR spilledSpill- spilt OR spilled Spoil- spoilt OR spoiledSpoil- spoilt OR spoiled
  7. 7. Phonetics V Teacher: Mr. Jordán MasíasTeacher: Mr. Jordán Masías SpellingSpelling • Words ending in –or (American) –our (British)Words ending in –or (American) –our (British) color, colour, humor, humour, flavor, flavour etc.color, colour, humor, humour, flavor, flavour etc. • Words ending in –ize (American) –ise (British)Words ending in –ize (American) –ise (British) recognize, recognise, patronize, patronise etc.recognize, recognise, patronize, patronise etc. • *check ALWAYS the Dict. in the event of oubts*check ALWAYS the Dict. in the event of oubts
  8. 8. Phonetics V Teacher: Mr. Jordán MasíasTeacher: Mr. Jordán Masías SpellingSpelling • Words ending in –or (American) –our (British)Words ending in –or (American) –our (British) color, colour, humor, humour, flavor, flavour etc.color, colour, humor, humour, flavor, flavour etc. • Words ending in –ize (American) –ise (British)Words ending in –ize (American) –ise (British) recognize, recognise, patronize, patronise etc.recognize, recognise, patronize, patronise etc. • *check ALWAYS the Dict. in the event of oubts*check ALWAYS the Dict. in the event of oubts
  9. 9. Phonetics V Teacher: Mr. Jordán MasíasTeacher: Mr. Jordán Masías SpellingSpelling III. Same Term, Different But SimilarIII. Same Term, Different But Similar Spelling and PronunciationSpelling and Pronunciation • Aluminium — aluminumAluminium — aluminum • Maths — math (shortening ofMaths — math (shortening of "mathematics")"mathematics") • Rise — raise (more money in salary,Rise — raise (more money in salary, wages)wages)
  10. 10. Phonetics V Teacher: Mr. Jordán MasíasTeacher: Mr. Jordán Masías SpellingSpelling II. Different Spelling, Although SameII. Different Spelling, Although Same PronunciationPronunciation • Colour — color, Centre — centerColour — color, Centre — center • Cheque — check (noun form [bank]; verb "toCheque — check (noun form [bank]; verb "to check" the same)check" the same) • Defence — defense (noun form), Licence (nounDefence — defense (noun form), Licence (noun form) — licenseform) — license • Alright — all right; Manoeuvre — maneuver; tyreAlright — all right; Manoeuvre — maneuver; tyre — tire— tire • Ageing — aging; Whisky (Scotch) — whiskeyAgeing — aging; Whisky (Scotch) — whiskey (U.S. & Ireland)(U.S. & Ireland) • Gaol — jailGaol — jail
  11. 11. Phonetics V Teacher: Mr. Jordán MasíasTeacher: Mr. Jordán Masías UseUse • I've lost my key. Can you help me lookI've lost my key. Can you help me look for it?for it? • In American English the following isIn American English the following is also possible:also possible: • I lost my key. Can you help me look forI lost my key. Can you help me look for it?it? PRESENT PERFECT IN BREPRESENT PERFECT IN BRE
  12. 12. Phonetics V Teacher: Mr. Jordán MasíasTeacher: Mr. Jordán Masías UseUse • Do you have a car?Do you have a car? Have you got a car?Have you got a car? He hasn't got any friends.He hasn't got any friends. He doesn't have any friends.He doesn't have any friends. She has a beautiful new home.She has a beautiful new home. She's got a beautiful new home.She's got a beautiful new home. HAVE v/s HAVE GOT*HAVE v/s HAVE GOT* The past participle of the verb get is ‘The past participle of the verb get is ‘gotten’gotten’ in American English andin American English and ‘‘got’got’ in British Englishin British English
  13. 13. Phonetics V Teacher: Mr. Jordán MasíasTeacher: Mr. Jordán Masías UseUse • Probably the major differences between BritishProbably the major differences between British and American English lies in the choice ofand American English lies in the choice of vocabulary. Some words mean different thingsvocabulary. Some words mean different things in the two varieties for example:in the two varieties for example: • Mean: (American English – angry, badMean: (American English – angry, bad humored, British English – not generous, tighthumored, British English – not generous, tight fisted)fisted) • Rubber: (American English – condom, BritishRubber: (American English – condom, British English – tool used to erase pencil markings)English – tool used to erase pencil markings)
  14. 14. Phonetics V Teacher: Mr. Jordán MasíasTeacher: Mr. Jordán Masías UseUse • American English – hoodAmerican English – hood BritishBritish English – bonnetEnglish – bonnet • American English – trunkAmerican English – trunk BritishBritish English – bootEnglish – boot • American English – truckAmerican English – truck BritishBritish English – lorryEnglish – lorry • *car vocab.*car vocab.
  15. 15. Phonetics V Teacher: Mr. Jordán MasíasTeacher: Mr. Jordán Masías UseUse • To post vs to mail a letter — an art gallery vs an artTo post vs to mail a letter — an art gallery vs an art museummuseum • Autumn vs fall — tap vs faucet, luggage vs baggage,Autumn vs fall — tap vs faucet, luggage vs baggage, shop vs store, etc.shop vs store, etc. • Fireman — firefighter, Policeman — police officerFireman — firefighter, Policeman — police officer • Postman — mail carrier, Salesman — sales personPostman — mail carrier, Salesman — sales person • Manmade — artificial, synthetic, manufacturedManmade — artificial, synthetic, manufactured • Maid — house cleaner. Stewardess — flight attendantMaid — house cleaner. Stewardess — flight attendant • Chairman — chairperson, Chair, presiding officer,Chairman — chairperson, Chair, presiding officer, (chairper(chairperchildchild — cf "PC jargon")— cf "PC jargon") ETCETC
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