British English and American English – By Pictures

July 21, 2016
21 July 2016,
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British English and American English have many differences, whether it is in spelling, grammar or pronunciation. However, the most noticeable difference between British English and American English is vocabulary.

Today we are going to start a new series of posts exploring some words that are extremely important in daily conversations that are different in British English and American English. This is great series to follow if you are an international student just moving to the US or someone who travels to the US often.

Do NOT memorize this list. Instead, read it and forget it. Then once you watch TV or movies, you will absorb this vocabulary in a more natural way. This is the correct method to activate your vocabulary.

British English and American English by pictures

 

British English vs American English

American English – Sweater

British English – Jumper

British English vs American English

American English – Hood

British English – Bonnet

 

American vs British English

American English – Sneakers

British English – Trainers

 

British vs American English

American English – Parking lot

British English – Car park

 

American English Cookie

 

American English – Cookie

British English – Biscuit

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If you want to explore the differences between British English and American English more, here is a great resource.