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This gallery includes userbox templates about the English language. You may place any of these userboxes on your user page. Some of these templates have multiple options, so visit the template for further information.

English language appreciation[edit]

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{{User Shakespeare}}
William ShakespeareThis user honours
William Shakespeare for exhilarating the English language.
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{{User Johnson}}
Samuel JohnsonThis user honours Samuel Johnson
for his enduring contributions to the English language.
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{{User Webster}}
Noah WebsterThis user honors Noah Webster
for saving the English language
from the Saxon hordes.
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{{User Mencken}} linked pages

English language comprehension[edit]

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{{User en-0}}
en-0This user does not understand English (or understands it with considerable difficulty).
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{{User en-1}}
en-1This user can contribute with a basic level of English.
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{{User en-2}}
en-2This user can contribute with an intermediate level of English.
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{{User en-3}}
en-3This user can contribute with an advanced level of English.
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{{User en-4}}
en-4This user can contribute with a near-native level of English.
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{{User en-5}}
en-5This user can contribute with a professional level of English.
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{{User en-N}}
enThis user is a native speaker of the English language.
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{{User en}}
enThis user is a native speaker of the English language.
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{{User:Technical-restriction-time/Userboxes/ASD en-n}}
en-asdThis user is a native speaker of English, but cannot understand colloquialisms, idioms, and/or figurative language due to being autistic.
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{{User bot en-0}}
en-0Since this user is a bot, not a human, it does not understand English (yet).
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English language grammar[edit]

See Wikipedia:Userboxes/Language/English/Grammar for English language grammar userbox templates.

English language pronunciation[edit]

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ʍThis user pronounces "wh" as a voiceless labial–velar fricative
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English language spelling[edit]

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{{Template:User CommonwealthE Canadian}}
CAThis user uses
Canadian English spelling.
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{{Template:User orthography}} linked pages
{{Template:User Oxford Spelling}}
OEDThis user uses Oxford spelling.
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{{Template:User Præscriptivist}}
zoöglœæThis user is an evil præscriptivist who's goïng to make Latin your plurals.
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{{Template:User -ize}}
-izeThis user spells the suffix -ize with a z, as is etymologically appropriate!
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{{User:UBX/Unified English Spelling}}
This user generally supports Mahagaja's Unified English Spelling proposal.
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{{User:Asarlaí/Userbox American English spelling}}
This user prefers to use
American English spelling.
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{{User:Asarlaí/Userbox spelling reform}}
tough, though, through, thoughtThis user supports
English spelling reform.
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{{User:Theodore Kloba/spelling reform bad}}
tuff, doe, chru, toughtThis user thinks English spelling reform is dumb, since we'll have to do it again anyway in a few hundred years, and besides, no writing system is telling me how to talk.
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{{User:Youre dreaming eh?/Userboxes/Spelling}}
abcThs usre haz verry goode spelng.
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English language vocabulary[edit]

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{{Template:User bigwords:No}}
big wordsThis user opposes the use of esoteric, abstruse and recondite big words in Wikipedia articles when simple ones will do.
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{{Template:User sax-en}}
sax-enThis brooker wishes to cleanse English of needless fremd words.
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{{Template:User you:No}}
you oneThis user knows that one should not use "you" in encyclopedia articles or other formal works.
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{{User:Life in General/Userboxes/ProfanityNo}}
Oh shit!This user thinks profanity does not exist. They believe that such words are the same as any other words and should be treated as such.
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English varieties[edit]

See Wikipedia:Userboxes/Language/English/Varieties for English language varieties userbox templates.

English spoken dialects[edit]

See Wikipedia:Userboxes/Language/English/Dialects for English language dialects userbox templates.

See also[edit]

See Wikipedia:Userboxes
for a guide to userbox templates.

See Wikipedia:Userboxes/Galleries
for a guide to userbox galleries.

See Wikipedia:Userboxes/Galleries/alphabetical
for a list of all userbox galleries.