BRITISH ENGLISH AND AMERICAN ENGLISH (A COMPARATIVE STUDY ON STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS)

Zuhri_DJ, Muhammad (2014) BRITISH ENGLISH AND AMERICAN ENGLISH (A COMPARATIVE STUDY ON STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS). In: Proceedings of the International conference on language and religion quo-vadis language and literature in the religious life? Proceedings, 1 (1). Fakultas Adab dan Ilmu Budaya UIN Sunan Kalijaga, Yogyakarta, pp. 137-151. ISBN 978-602-1048-03-0

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Abstract

In this modern age, it cannot be denied that mastery of English is indispensable. As an international language, English has now dominates worldwide. English is the language most widely used in many countries in this hemisphere, including in the organization of the United Nations. However, sometimes some people feel confused when they want to use the vocabulary or grammar in English. One reason is the lack of a more comprehensively understanding of the kinds of variants or English language itself. Judging from the magnitude of the effect and the number of people who use a variant of English, then British English (BE) and American English (AE) was the most widely used. Despite the differences in two variants of this language do not cause communication problems for native speakers, but for some people in the world who are not native speakers especially often cause problems of its own. Not infrequently they are confused in choosing the right vocabulary or grammar to express their point. Even in the written language, sometimes there are people who are not consistent in choosing between British English or American English. Whereas in some references mentioned that the consistency in the use of one of the variants of language in written language is necessary. Keywords: British English, American English, Vocabulary, Spelling, and Grammar

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: British English, American English, Vocabulary, Spelling, and Grammar
Subjects: Sastra Inggris
Divisions: Prosiding (Proceeding)
Depositing User / Editor: Sugeng Hariyanto, SIP (sugeng.hariyanto@uin-suka.ac.id)
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2016 09:02
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2017 14:11
URI: http://digilib.uin-suka.ac.id/id/eprint/19270

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