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ENGLISH, AN INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE

ENGLISH, AN INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE

Why learn English?

Because English is the most important international language in the world.

Some facts prove that: English is the international language of air and sea travels, of computing, of pop music, of politics, of science and medicine, sports, TV and films.

The world today isa very small place. Communication and travel are extremely quick: think of Jet planes, satellite TV, telephones,

telex and fax, for example.

Because of this, we need a common language, and this language is English.

English is the first language in:

- AUSTRALIA- THE BAHAMAS- CANADA- IRELAND- GUYANA- NEW ZEALAND- THE UNITED KINGDOM- THE UNITED STATES ENGLISH

And it is the official second language in many others countries like: India, Nigeria, South Africa, Israel... English is slowly becoming more than one language, because in very country it is spoken there are differences in some vocabulary words, in some grammatical structures.

BRITISH ENGLISH AND AMERICAN ENGLISH: What is different? Lets see some differences:AMERICAN ENGLISHBRITISH ENGLISHPORTUGUESELANGUAGEapartmentflatapartamentoautomobilecarcarrocabtaxitxicandysweetdoce

AMERICAN ENGLISHBRITISH ENGLISHPORTUGUESELANGUAGEgaspetrolgasolinaelevatorliftelevadormailpostcorreiostovecookerfogosubwayundergroundmetrvacationholidayfrias

AMERICAN X BRITISH ENGLISH

Lets see an example of grammatical structures difference:

AMERICAN ENGLISHDo you have a problem?Yes, I do.No, I dont.BRITISH ENGLISHHave you a problem?Yes, I have.No, I havent.

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