What’s Your English? British v. Canadian Rap Battle

In 2010, the folks who pub­lish the Macmil­lan Dic­tio­nary launched the ‘What’s your Eng­lish?’ cam­paign. They then spent a good year trav­el­ing across the globe, vis­it­ing nations where Eng­lish is spo­ken, and ask­ing experts and every­day speak­ers to talk about their region­al dialects. The Unit­ed States, Aus­tralia, Ire­land, Scot­land and Cana­da were obvi­ous stops. But the tour also swept through India, Rus­sia, Brazil, Chi­na, Mex­i­co and beyond. Now, to cap things off, Macmil­lan has post­ed a “rap bat­tle” between British and Cana­di­an Eng­lish, fea­tur­ing “Baba Brinkman” and hip hop emcee “Pro­fes­sor Ele­men­tal.” Get the lyrics/script here. H/T Metafil­ter.

Relat­ed Con­tent:

How to Learn Lan­guages for Free: Span­ish, Eng­lish, Chi­nese & 37 Oth­er Lan­guages

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