This chart shows the Country, Language and Nationality of many major countries from around the world. Countries and Languages are both nouns.
For Example Countries:
Tom lives in England.
Mary travelled to Japan last year.
For Example Languages:
English is spoken around the world.
Mark speaks fluent Russian.
Nationalities are adjectives used to describe where a person, type of food, etc. is from.
He enjoys Chinese food.
Hans is German.
Click on the link below to hear the correct pronunciation of each group of nationalities. Each group of words are repeated twice.
- All country names are unique. They are not similar to language or nationality names.
- Language and nationality names are often, but not always similar. For example: French - the language, and French the nationality are the same in the case of France.. However, English - the language, and American - the nationality are not the same in the case of The United States.
- All countries, languages and nationalities are always capitalized in English. This is because country, language and nationality names are proper names of countries, languages and nationalities.
Pronunciation Files for the ChartOne Syllable
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