AMERICAN AND BRITISH CULTURE AND LANGUAGE
THE UNITED STATES
THE BRITISH ISLES
TYPICAL AMERICAN-JUNK-FOOD <ul><li>In the USA, characteristic dishes such as  apple  pie ,  fried   chicken ,  pizza ,  ha...
IF YOU ARE HUNGRY, CLOSE YOUR EYES AT THIS SAME MOMENT…. It may not be the healthiest type of food in the world… but… from...
WELL-KNOWN AMERICAN SPORTS <ul><li>Since the late 19th century,  baseball   has been regarded as the  national  sport ;  A...
BASKET, BASEBALL, SOCCER…
TYPICAL BRITISH FOOD <ul><li>roast beef, roast chicken, pork chops and lamb chops, Yorkshire pudding, peas, boiled carrots...
<ul><li>Gravy  is a  sauce  made often from the juices that run naturally from meat or vegetables during cooking. The grav...
BRITISH ENGLISH <ul><li>British English  ( BrE ) is the form of English used in the  United  Kingdom . It includes all Eng...
AMERICAN ENGLISH <ul><li>American English  ( AmE ) is the form of English used in the  United   States . It includes all E...
MAIN DIFFERENCES <ul><li>VOCABULARY  (i.e, lorry-truck) </li></ul><ul><li>PRONUNCIATION (i.e, twenty) </li></ul><ul><li>VE...
VOCABULARY Different spelling, same pronunciation <ul><li>BrE: Colo u r  AmE: Color </li></ul><ul><li>BrE: Reali s e AmE: ...
PRONUNCIATION <ul><li>Try to pronounce the following words in both: AmE and BrE: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Twenty </li></ul></...
VERB: “TO HAVE” <ul><li>BrE: “  Have  you  got  any sisters or brothers?” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Yes, I  have ” </li></ul...
VERB: “TO GET” <ul><li>BrE: I have  got  much better at playing tennis. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Get/got/got </li></ul></ul><...
PREPOSITIONS (AT-ON) <ul><li>AmE: ON </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Someone is knocking  ON  the door. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>O...
EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS <ul><li>AMERICAN  grades :   BRITISH  schoolyears </li></ul><ul><li>Prekindergarten Nursery (babies) <...
<ul><li>By teachers: Tere and Rachel. </li></ul>
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  1. 1. AMERICAN AND BRITISH CULTURE AND LANGUAGE
  2. 2. THE UNITED STATES
  3. 3. THE BRITISH ISLES
  4. 4. TYPICAL AMERICAN-JUNK-FOOD <ul><li>In the USA, characteristic dishes such as apple pie , fried chicken , pizza , hamburgers , onion rings and hot dogs derive from the recipes of various immigrants . Wheat is the primary cereal grain. Traditional American cuisine uses ingredients such as turkey , white - tailed deer venison , potatoes , sweet potatoes , corn and maple syrup . </li></ul><ul><li>Sauces like: Ketchup and mustard are really famose too. </li></ul>
  5. 5. IF YOU ARE HUNGRY, CLOSE YOUR EYES AT THIS SAME MOMENT…. It may not be the healthiest type of food in the world… but… from time to time it´s ok. I´m looking forward to having lunch today… yummy!!
  6. 6. WELL-KNOWN AMERICAN SPORTS <ul><li>Since the late 19th century, baseball has been regarded as the national sport ; American football , basketball , and ice hockey are the country's three other leading professional team sports. College football and basketball attract large audiences. Football is now by several measures the most popular spectator sport . [203] Boxing and horse racing were once the most watched individual sports, but they have been eclipsed by golf and auto racing , particularly NASCAR . Soccer is played widely at the youth and amateur levels. Tennis and many outdoor sports are popular as well. </li></ul>
  7. 7. BASKET, BASEBALL, SOCCER…
  8. 8. TYPICAL BRITISH FOOD <ul><li>roast beef, roast chicken, pork chops and lamb chops, Yorkshire pudding, peas, boiled carrots, gravy and mint humbugs (mint sweets).&quot; </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Gravy is a sauce made often from the juices that run naturally from meat or vegetables during cooking. The gravy may be further coloured and flavoured with gravy salt (a simple mix of salt and caramel food colouring) or gravy browning (gravy salt dissolved in water). Gravy is commonly served with roasts , meatloaf , rice , [2] and mashed potatoes . </li></ul>
  10. 10. BRITISH ENGLISH <ul><li>British English ( BrE ) is the form of English used in the United Kingdom . It includes all English dialects used within the United Kingdom. </li></ul>
  11. 11. AMERICAN ENGLISH <ul><li>American English ( AmE ) is the form of English used in the United States . It includes all English dialects used within the United States of America. </li></ul>
  12. 12. MAIN DIFFERENCES <ul><li>VOCABULARY (i.e, lorry-truck) </li></ul><ul><li>PRONUNCIATION (i.e, twenty) </li></ul><ul><li>VERBS (i.e, verb “To have” – “To get”) </li></ul><ul><li>PREPOSITIONS (AT/ON) </li></ul><ul><li>EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM </li></ul>
  13. 13. VOCABULARY Different spelling, same pronunciation <ul><li>BrE: Colo u r AmE: Color </li></ul><ul><li>BrE: Reali s e AmE: Realize </li></ul><ul><li>BrE: Cent re AmE: Center </li></ul><ul><li>+-+ </li></ul><ul><li>BrE: Trave ll er AmE: Traveler </li></ul><ul><li>BrE: Dialogue AmE: Dialog </li></ul>
  14. 14. PRONUNCIATION <ul><li>Try to pronounce the following words in both: AmE and BrE: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Twenty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vitamine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alligator </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. VERB: “TO HAVE” <ul><li>BrE: “ Have you got any sisters or brothers?” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Yes, I have ” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>AmE: “ Do you have any sisters or brothers?” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Yes, I do ” </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. VERB: “TO GET” <ul><li>BrE: I have got much better at playing tennis. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Get/got/got </li></ul></ul><ul><li>AmE: I have gotten better at playing tennis. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Get/got/gotten </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. PREPOSITIONS (AT-ON) <ul><li>AmE: ON </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Someone is knocking ON the door. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On weekends, I play paddle with my daddy. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>BrE : AT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Someone is knocking AT the door. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>At weekends, I play paddle with my daddy </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS <ul><li>AMERICAN grades : BRITISH schoolyears </li></ul><ul><li>Prekindergarten Nursery (babies) </li></ul><ul><li>Elementary School Primary School </li></ul><ul><li>Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Junior School </li></ul><ul><li>High School Secondary School </li></ul><ul><li>College University </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>By teachers: Tere and Rachel. </li></ul>

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