Unitat 41

American versus British English

Contingut exercicis

Differences in spelling

British and American English differ in the way some words are spelt. The most important are the following ones:

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* British English uses both forms (-ize/-ise) but tends to use the latter most.

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Differences in vocabulary

Apart from spelling, British and American English differ in  some words. Here are some examples:

American British
Soccer

Mailman

Yard/backyard

Closet

Trash Can

Trunk

Eggplant

French Fries

Candy

Band-aid

Be spoiled

Subway

Football

Postman

Garden

Wardrobe

Bin / Dust bin

Boot

Aubergine

Chips

Sweets

Plaster

Be gone off

Underground

 

Exercici 1

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Exercici 2

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Exercici 3

Respon a les següents preguntes per avaluar el que has après.