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'Varieties of English' refers to the many dialects of the English language:

Europe

  • British English [r]: Any of the spoken and written variants of the English language originating in the United Kingdom; widely used around the world, especially in current and former countries of the Commonwealth of Nations. [e]

England

Scotland

  • Scottish English [r]: All varieties of English spoken in Scotland; may not include Scots where this is identified as a language in its own right. [e]

Ireland

Wales

Northern Ireland

North America

  • American English [r]: Any of the spoken and written variants of the English language originating in the United States of America; widely used around the world. [e]
  • Canadian English [r]: Any of the dialects of English, standard or not, that are used in Canada. [e]

Caribbean

Australasia

Africa

Asia