English language in England

The English language spoken and written in England encompasses a diverse range of accents and dialects. The dialect forms part of the broader British English, along with other varieties in the United Kingdom. Terms used to refer to the English language spoken and written in England include: English English[1][2] and Anglo-English.[3][4]

Anglo-English
English English
English
Native toUnited Kingdom
RegionEngland
EthnicityEnglish
Early forms
Latin (English alphabet)
Unified English Braille
Language codes
ISO 639-3

The related term British English has many ambiguities and tensions in the word British, so it can be used and interpreted in multiple ways,[5] but it is usually reserved to describe the features common to Anglo-English, Welsh English and Scottish English (England, Wales and Scotland are the three traditional countries on the island of Great Britain; the main dialect of the fourth country of the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, is Ulster English, which is generally considered a dialect of Hiberno-English).


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