1.3 Lesson and Assignment (1) (1).docx - Unit One A Week Two Canadian Identity Lesson 1.3 Complete the following tasks record your responses on this

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Unit One A Week Two: Canadian Identity Lesson 1.3 Complete 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 marks Before 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 marks Canadians 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 write those words below (you may have to pause the recording or replay it): a) Honour b) Colour c) Pyjamas d) behaviour e) axe f) odour Now, 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 not for marks). Did you spell the words using Canadian spelling? 3. How do you pronounce the last letter of the alphabet? /1 mark Highlight your answer: Zee or Zed I pronounce the last letter of the alphabet as Zed, as i was born in Dubai and taught like that for a long time.
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4. Why are there fewer differences between Canadian and American spelling and pronunciation now than there used to be? /2 marks There are fewer differences because both countries follow British English more. There are still few differences because of cultural and historical differences.
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