At the moment, the English language is the language known in the whole world. There are a lot of varieties in English language – Southern English, Scottish English, American English, Australian English, Canadian English and more. Canadian English does not have a long and developing history, as well as it is often not considered to be a self-standing language. That is one of the main reasons why I chose this particular variety. One more reason is that as the similarity between Canadian, British and American English is so big, it was a challenge to find a difference in Canadian English which made it special and essentially different from British and American English. As Canadian English historically and nowadays has been impacted from both – British and American English, the best impression of Canadian English a person may get by comparing Canadian English with British English and American English.
Canadian English if often considered not being a self-standing language, but a variety of American English.
Canada is a mix of different racial and ethnic groups; however, there are two major groups – people of British origin which forms about 35 percent of the population, and people of French origin which forms about 25 percent of the population. The descendants of British are spread all around the country, while the population of French Canadians are mostly concentrated in Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick. …
- Canadian English
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