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British and American English

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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.)





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



   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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