5 The people in the USA speak English. 美 国 地 图 MAP OF U.S.AThe people in the USA speak English.
6 There are some differences between American English and British English.
7 Deal with the new words ,pay attention to some difficult sentences. Britain Europe India Spain不列颠 欧洲 印度 西班牙British European Indian Spanish英国的, 欧洲的 印第安人的 西班牙的英国人(的) 欧洲人 印第安的 西班牙语Florida: the name of the state in the USA“land of flowers”
8 More or less 或多或少，“大体上”，用来表示自己的意见不那么肯定。 2.Written English is more or less the same in both Britain and American,though there are some spelling differences.在英国和美国，书面英语大体上都是相同的，尽管有些拼法上的差异。More or less 或多或少，“大体上”，用来表示自己的意见不那么肯定。e.g. The work is more or less finished.这项工作大体上已经完成了。我认为这多少是一种犯罪行为I think it’s more or less a crime.
9 3.However,most of the time ,people from the two countries do not have any difficulty in understanding each other.然而，在多数时间里，英国人和美国人都能很容易地相互听懂对方所说的话。however, 然而。I’d like to go with you,however my hands are full.have a difficulty in doing.在做某事方面有困难。I have some difficulty in speaking English.
10 4.How did the differences come about? 这些差别是怎样产生的呢?Come about 产生,发生 take place . happen.How did the accident come about?
11 6. A great many.许多. a large number of修饰可数名词 7.cent 美分 dollar =100 cents.8, howl 嚎叫. cry.9.reason .原因 season季节10 ,bring in.带进,引进.
13 F Read the passage,choose”T”or “F” 1.Between American English and British English there are more differences in spelling than in pronunciation.( )2.American English and British English are so different that people from the two countries can hardly understand each other.( ).FF
14 T T 3.The English language is always changing.( ) 4.The main idea of the last paragraph is that many words from other languages have come into English language.( )TT
15 BE AE BE 在下列单词后的括号里写AE或BE 1.color.( )2.travelled.( ) 3.movie.( ) 4.film ( )5. Center ( ) 6.autumn ( )BEAEAEBEAEBE
16 Read the passage again and answer the questions on your workbook.
17 2.Is there any differences in written English in the countries? 1.Do you think that people from Britain and American can understand?Why do you think so?2.Is there any differences in written English in the countries?
18 3.Can you give some examples to show spelling differences between American and British English? BE AEfavour favorlabour labormetre metertheatre theaterquarreller quarrelerBE AEcolour colorcentre centertravelled traveledAE BEvacation holidayfall autumn check cheque
19 4.What differences are there in spoken English? AE BE dance [dæs] [da:ns]not [nat] [nэ t]fast [fæt] [fa:st]clerk [clэ:k] [kla:k]Class [ cl æs] [kla:s]
20 American English British American Movie.way of life.store.right away. 5.Where did the word “fall” first come from?6.Where did the expression”way of life”come from?British EnglishAmerican EnglishI guess I thinkBritish AmericanMovie.way of life.store.right away.
21 8.How did the differences betqeen British and American English come about? English other countries stayed the same changed differences came about.
22 8.Why has American English changed? Old FrenchIndiancentTo howlAmericanEnglishFloridacookbookGermanSpanish
23 9.In which countries is English used as the official language? 10.Which do you prefer?American English or British English?Why?
24 本课小结 American English 1.Spelling differences between AE and BE 2.Speaking differences between AE and BE3.How did the differences come about4.How did the English change?