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Spoken English refers to the use of the English language in verbal communication, as opposed to its written form. Here are some key points about spoken English:

  1. Varieties: English is spoken in many countries around the world, and each region may have its own accents, dialects, and variations in vocabulary and pronunciation. For example, American English, British English, Australian English, and Indian English are some of the major varieties.

  2. Informality: Spoken English tends to be more informal than written English, especially in casual conversations among friends or family. This informality can manifest in the use of contractions, slang, colloquialisms, and even grammatical shortcuts.

  3. Pronunciation: Proper pronunciation is essential for effective communication in spoken English. This includes the correct stress on syllables, intonation patterns, and the pronunciation of individual sounds and phonemes. Variations in pronunciation can sometimes lead to misunderstandings, especially for non-native speakers.