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British and American English

Page history last edited by Joseph Pettigrew 8 years, 3 months ago

 

British vs. American English

from the British Council of Hong Kong

 

Watch the video. As you listen, try to match the British English words with their American English equivalents. (The answers are at the bottom of the page.)

    

                                                                                                 

British

 

  1. trousers
  2. crisps
  3. chips
  4. a fizzy drink
  5. a film
  6. a lift
  7. the pavement

American

 

   a. a movie
   b. a soda
   c. an elevator
   d. chips
   e. French fries
   f. the sidewalk
   g. pants  

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

British & American English - Answers:

 

  1. g
  2. d
  3. e
  4. b
  5. a
  6. c
  7. f

 

 

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