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GWENDOLYN ROUSE Canadian English
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Contents 1. Background 2. Development of Canadian English 3. Differences between American and Canadian  English 4. Canadian Terms 5. Differences in meaning 6. British Vs. American spelling 7. Sources
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Background on Canadian English Canadian English is almost indistinguishable from  American English, although it does use more British  terms and spellings than American English.   As American film and television becomes more  widespread throughout Canada,  Canadian English is  becoming more and more Americanized.   The most common stereotype of Canadian accents is  the use of “Eh?”… similar to the American use of  “Right?”
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Development of Canadian English English was brought to North American by the British colonists.   As time went on, British English continued to adapt in Europe,  while many aspects of the language remained the same in North 
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2008 for the course POLITICAL 460 taught by Professor Guernica during the Spring '08 term at Winona.

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