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    American English

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    Appearance of American English: I believe that most of us must have this experience that when we look up a word in a dictionary we'll find the word "BrE' or "AmE" marked behind the very word. "BrE" here means British English (herein called BrE) while AmE means American English (herein called AmE). So I can say that AmE has been more and more popular throughout the English--speaking countries, especially among the young people. To a certain extend it has become more common than BrE. Then how

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    The "English" Americans

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    they were English. Up to the Revolutionary War, the colonists shared many cultural, ideological, and political standards with their European counterparts. However, this claim would not be entirely accurate. American culture had, by this point, undergone major changes, especially during the mid 1700's as the Revolutionary War approached. The colonists were not entirely aware of these changes, but they were becoming acutely aware of the fact that they were not exactly like the English in Europe

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    attracted by the dreams of creating a model utopian American society. This is in turn closely associated to some extent with the development of the American English. European immigrants immensely contributed to the development of American life and more specifically American English. Today, American English has become an omnipresent phenomenon in every aspect of the American society. British English, the main source of American English

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    American Language VS. British English The two languages are very similar, so much that it is very easy to understand between the two countries. The languages do not need translation due to writing in what is called standard English. Standard English is the written English format used in all three countries making it very versatile and easy to understand. There only a handful of similarities between American English and British English. There is more of a difference than there are similarities.

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    American English

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    The question of whether or not English should be an official language has been a controversial topic since our country was founded. The English language is a tie that helps combine the many pieces of our society together. Our nation should not acclaim bilingualism, but should enfold English as the national language spoken in the United States, to secure the future unity of our nation. The United States is a nation composed of many immigrants from all around the world. We are a country of many

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    classmates. A, B, C, D . . . L-M-N-O-P . . . W, X, Y, and Z. Wednesday night language classes all started the same way; we introduced ourselves and a neighbor: I am Mezimene. He is Francisco. All eighteen students came for the same reasons. Learning American English would allow them to pass the U.S. citizenship exam and interview, to advance at work, or to find better employment. Listening, speaking, and writing were our tasks. The women did very well; they learned to collaborate and worked together filling

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    bulk of this paper is based on: namely, what African American Vernacular English and Ebonics actually are. African American Vernacular English and Ebonics basically refer to the same thing, the unique linguistic patterns found in African American communities. African American Vernacular English is a term coined by linguists to describe this phenomenon and usually implies that black speech is a dialect of English, the second most spoken English dialect in America. Ebonics is a term coined by black

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    It is interesting to see the way that the English languge has grown and changed. Because English is a living language there are frequent changes in the meaning that words carry. These changes can be largely influenced by environment. One of the best examples of this fact is some of the distinct differences between British and American English. To some people this might sound a bit strange, they may say... "English is English, Right?" Because locations and cultural influences have a major impact

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    English Views of the Native Americans After reading chapter three of Unger's American Issues, I now have a better understanding of how English settlers looked upon the lifestyles of the Native Americans. Four key people that have led to this understanding are Hugh Jones, Hugh Henry Brackenridge, William Penn, and John Heckewelder. In their essay's they give accurate accounts of how the Native Americans lived, through their eyes. I also see how European beliefs reflected their views and how

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    but the lives of our ancestors to. A form of Native American English called Lumbee English is a language primarily spoken in Robeson County North Carolina by a tribe known as the Lumbee Indians, who are the largest group of Native Americans East of the Mississippi River. According to research conducted by linguists Walt Wolfram and Clare Dannenberg, Lumbees make up forty percent of the county’s population where they live amongst African Americans and Europeans, who they receive a lot of

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