K14.History Of English Language

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K14.History Of English Language

  1. 1. American English and British English differences in vocabulary of transport <ul><li>Presented by : </li></ul><ul><li>Nguyen Thi Nam Phuong </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bui Thi Phuong Nhung </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Le Thi Huyen Trang </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Nguyen Thi Hai Yen </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Nguyen Quoc Ve </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>Importance of knowing the differences </li></ul><ul><li>Kinds of vehicle </li></ul><ul><li>Types of road </li></ul><ul><li>On or near the road </li></ul><ul><li>Taking in the train </li></ul><ul><li>Others </li></ul>
  3. 3. Importance of knowing the differences <ul><li>To avoid misunderstanding in communication </li></ul><ul><li>To understand clearly American English and British English Culture in vocabulary of transport </li></ul>
  4. 4. Kinds of vehicle Truck Lorry Motorbike Motorcycle A large, heavy motor vehicle. Used for transporting goods, materials or troop A two-wheeled vehicle that is powered by a motor and has no pedals
  5. 5. Kinds of vehicle Intercity bus Coach Articulated lorry Tractor trailer A large motor vehicle carrying passengers by road, one serving the public on a fixed route and for a fare A transport vehicle consisting of a semi-tractor and attached trailer
  6. 6. Kinds of vehicle Fire truck Fire engine Convoy Caravan A vehicle carrying firefighters and equipment for fighting large fires Group of vehicles or ships traveling together with solders for protection
  7. 7. Kinds of vehicle Trailer Caravan Estate car Station wagon A small home on wheels pulled by a car Car with an area for luggage behind the back seat and a door at the back
  8. 8. Kinds of vehicle Dumpster Skip Sedan Saloon Skipping movement, large mental container for rubbish Car with four doors and a boot which is separated from the rest of the interior
  9. 9. On or near the road Sleeping policeman/ Speed hump Speed bump Car park Parking lot A ridge set in a road surface, typically at intervals ,to control the speed of vehicle An area where cars or other vehicles may be left temporarily
  10. 10. On or near the road Underground Subway Petrol Gas /Gasoline A tunnel under a road for use by pedestrians Refined petroleum used as fuel for internal combustion engines
  11. 11. On or near the road Pavement Sidewalk Petrol station Gas station A paved path for pedestrians at the side of a road A service station
  12. 12. On or near the road Roundabout Traffic circle Phone box Telephone booth A road junction at which traffic moves in one direction around a central island A telephone direction
  13. 13. On or near the road Central reservation Median or centre divide Lay-by Pull-off/ rest area The strip of land between the lanes of opposing traffic on a divided highway An area at the side of a road where vehicles may pull off the road and stop
  14. 14. On or near the road Traffic lights Stoplights a visual signal to control the flow of traffic at intersections Taxi rank Taxi stand a queue area on a street or on private property where taxicabs line up to wait for passengers.
  15. 15. On or near the road Zebra crossing/ Pedestrian crossing Cross walk A marked part of a road where pedestrians have right of way to cross
  16. 16. Types of road Dual carriageway Divided highway A road with a median strip between the traffic in opposite directions and typically two or more lanes in each direction Cul-de-sac Dead end Street that is closed at one end
  17. 17. Types of road Motorway Superhighway/ expressway Wide road with at least 2 lanes in each direction, for fast traffic Railway Railroad A track or set of tracks made of steel rails along which passenger and freight trains run
  18. 18. Types of road Flyover Overpass bridge, road, railway or similar structure that crosses over another Diversion Detour Alternative route when a road is temporarily closed
  19. 19. Types of road Slip road Ramps Overtaking lane Passing lane A segment of roadway that joins a motorway to ordinary roads (in either direction) the act of driving around another slower automobile on a road
  20. 20. Taking in the train Buffet car Cafe’ car Timetable Schedule a schedule of times of arrivals and departures a passenger car of a train, where snacks and drinks can be bought at a counter and consumed
  21. 21. Taking in the train One way ticket Single ticket Return ticket Round trip ticket Allowing a person to travel to a place but not back again A ticket that allows someone to travel to a place and back again
  22. 22. T aking in the train Railway carriage Railroad car Railway station Train station a passenger car designed for the conveyance of passengers by rail ... Terminal where trains load or unload passengers or goods
  23. 23. Taking in the train Baggage van Baggage car a railway car where passengers' bags are carried Luggage trolley Baggage cart small vehicles pushed by travelers to carry individual luggage, mostly suitcases
  24. 24. Others Traffic jam/ tailback Traffic jam a number of vehicles so obstructed that they can scarcely move Overtake Pass To catch up with and pass while traveling in the same direction
  25. 25. Others Cruise ship Cruise liner a passenger ship used for pleasure voyages The person who drives the engine of a train Engine driver Engineer
  26. 26. Others Lollipop man or lady Crossing guard A person whose job it is to help pedestrians, schoolchildren to cross intersections safely

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