North American EnglishNorth American English
is a collective term to describe the varieties of English
that are spoken in the United States
. Because of the vast similarities in pronunciation and accent between American English
and Canadian English
, the two spoken languages can together be grouped under a single category, as distinguished from the varieties of English that are spoken in the United Kingdom
, or New Zealand
Commonwealth English is sometimes used to collectively describe Australian English, British English, Canadian English, Caribbean English and New Zealand English due to their historical Commonwealth connections.