Unit One A Week Two: Canadian Identity Lesson 1.3Complete the following tasks, record your responses on this document, submit it as an attachment via Blackboard. You will need more space for your responses; keep typing the space will expand. 50 marksBefore Comprehending and Responding:1.“Tire Centre” – How can you determine this is from an advertisement in a Canadian magazine, not a British or American magazine? Explain. /2 marksCanadians spell few words differently compared to British. Center is usually spelled as Centre in Canada. Tyre is spelled in most countries other than Canada, and America. There are a lot of words that Canadians spell differently, and some of them are: Grey, Jeweller, Sulphur etc.2.As you listen to the audio recording of words on Word List Audio 1.3, please writethose words below (you may have to pause the recording or replay it): a)Honourb)Colourc)Pyjamasd)behavioure)axef)odourNow, check your spelling of the words with the spelling found in a Canadian dictionary (online or print copy). How did you do? Score__6__/6 (this score is notfor marks). Did you spell the words using Canadian spelling? 3.How do you pronounce the last letter of the alphabet? /1 markHighlight your answer: Zee or ZedI pronounce the last letter of the alphabet as Zed, as i was born in Dubai and taught like that for a long time.
4.Why are there fewer differences between Canadian and American spelling and pronunciation now than there used to be? /2 marksThere are fewer differences because both countries follow British English more. There are still few differences because of cultural and historical differences.