British English vs. American English

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Unformatted text preview: Assignment #1, Explanation s Homework #1 has not been posted yet, but when it is, keep in mind s Respond to each question with roughly 250 words. 250 words = 15 sentences/lines on a page. Or you can think of it as 4 short paragraphs. s Yes , you may restate that question, and count that in your 250 words. Responses that will be flagged s This is an example of a response that would be flagged by a TA, and lose points: I think former President George W. Bush uses noo-kyuh-luhr because he spends a lot of time in Texas. (too short, says nothing, no reflection, no sources, no insights, no generalizations) Example of an appropriate response in terms of length (not content) s I think former President George W. Bush uses noo-kyuh-luhr because he spends a lot of time in Texas. I think former President George W. Bush uses noo-kyuh-luhr because he spends a lot of time in Texas. I think former President George W. Bush uses noo-kyuh- luhr because he spends a lot of time in Texas. I think former President George W. Bush uses noo-kyuh-luhr because he spends a lot of time in Texas. I think former President George W. Bush uses noo-kyuh-luhr because he spends a lot of time in Texas. I think former President George W. Bush uses noo-kyuh-luhr because he spends a lot of time in Texas. I think former President George W. Bush uses noo-kyuh-luhr because he spends a lot of time in Texas. I think former President George W. Bush uses noo-kyuh- luhr because he spends a lot of time in Texas. I think former President George W. Bush uses noo-kyuh-luhr because he spends a lot of time in Texas. I think former President George W. Bush uses noo-kyuh-luhr because he spends a lot of time in Texas. I think former President George W. Bush uses noo-kyuh-luhr because he spends a lot of time in Texas. I think former President George W. Bush uses noo-kyuh-luhr because he spends a lot of time in Texas. I think former President George W. Bush uses noo-kyuh- luhr because he spends a lot of time in Texas. I think former President George W. Bush uses noo-kyuh-luhr because he spends a lot of time in Texas. (20 lines, or 252 words, could have even done 15 or so, and would have been adequate) From the Film: History of the English Language (2003) * Some terms you should know that survived from Old English into Modern English : s fader (father) s evil (evil) s nichte (night) s goder (good) s wisdom (wisdom) s lexical forms that are now gone: liveth, sayeth, thy, thine ; use of " slay" to mean kill by violence. We simply use "kill" nowadays. s Middle English (from French Normand influence)- silence, oppresside, departid (meaning 'to cut in two') gendrid and couche (no longer used in Modern English) *Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Princeton, NJ Phonetics: An overview Dr. Julia Weisenberg LIN 200 Language in the US Lecture 2, Part A September, 2010 AGENDA s Sounds & spelling s IPA chart s Examples s Practice: Transcription with IPAs Sounds of American English...
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