AUSTRALIAN ENGLISH AND CANADIAN ENGLISH AS TWO EXAMPLES OF LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
The article is devoted to the development of English in Australia and Canada. The analysis of historical, social and political prerequisites of formation of English in Australia and Canada has been conducted. The influence of extralinguistic factors on the development of English in the abovementioned countries, the universalization of vocabulary, grammar and phonetic structure of the language is described. The geographical location and lifestyle of Indigenous people and migrants had a significant impact on the development of Australian English. Concerning Canadian English, it should be mentioned that Canada is a bilingual country and French, and French, as well as American and British English, had a considerable influence on the development of language in this country.