, China, Brazil, Germany, Japan, Indonesia, Egypt, and other countries where English is taught as a foreign language, make up the "expanding circle". There is some variation among speakers regarding which adjectives use inflected or periphrastic comparison, and some studies have shown a tendency for the periphrastic forms to become more common at the expense of the inflected form. A b "The Harbourside". Stress is also used to distinguish between words and phrases, so that a compound word receives a single stress unit, but the corresponding phrase has two:.g. I me my mine myself 2nd. Lohas Park Phase 1 The Capitol Tower 5 206 (676) 59 Residential.35N 1141618.77E /.2964861N 114.2718806E /.2964861; 114.2718806 (lohas Park Phase 1 The Capitol Tower 5) The left side of this building is known as Oslo Tower. N Vowels Main article: English phonology Vowels The pronunciation of vowels varies a great deal between dialects and is one of the most detectable aspects of a speaker's accent. Jespersen, Otto (2007) 1924. 1 Tower numbers may not be assigned sequentially in Hong Kong's multi-tower complexes due to the number 4 and its meaning in Chinese culture. Tallest under construction or proposed edit This list ranks under construction, topped-out and planned buildings that are expected to stand at least 180 metres (591 ft) tall, based on standard height measurement. England and English (originally Ænglaland and Ænglisc ) are named after the Angles. 1 2 3 4 For groups of two or more interconnected buildings, the height shown refers to the tallest building of the group. It also houses the world's highest church inside a skyscraper, Sky City Church. This has led some scholars to develop the study of English as an auxiliary language. Crawford, James (1 February 2012). 105 Use of English is growing country-by-country internally and for international communication. One way of doing this is through a passive construction, the girl was stung by the bee. Retrieved 16 February 2015. Prepositions have a wide range of uses in English.