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					               INDEX
•WHAT IS IT?

•VOCABULARY DIFERENCES

•SPELLING DIFERENCES

•PRONUNCIATION DIFERENCES

•GRAMMAR DIFFERENCES

•EXERCISE
                            WHAT IS IT?
        AMERICAN ENGLISH                                 BRITISH ENGLISH

American English is the form of English      British English is the form of English used in
used in the United States. It includes all    the United Kingdom. It includes all English
English dialects used within the United        dialects used within the United Kingdom.
           States of America.
               INDEX
•WHAT IS IT?

•VOCABULARY DIFERENCES

•SPELLING DIFERENCES

•PRONUNCIATION DIFERENCES

•GRAMMAR DIFFERENCES

•EXERCISE
VOCABULARY DIFFERENCES
  SPANISH         AMERICAN ENGLISH   BRITISH ENGLISH
 apartamento          apartment               flat
   equipaje             baggage           luggage
       taxi                cab                taxi
   caramelo              candy              sweet
    galletita            cookie             biscuit
   ascensor             elevator               lift
goma de borrar           eraser            rubber
      otoño                 fall          autumn
    linterna           flashlight           torch
 patatas fritas           fries              chips
     Basura             garbage            rubbish
    cola, fila             line             queue
     correo               mail               post
    película             movie                film
  pantalones              pants           trousers
   zapatillas          sneakers           trainers
      fútbol             soccer           football
     metro              subway          underground
  vacaciones           vacation            holiday
 código postal          zip code         postal code
               INDEX
•WHAT IS IT?

•VOCABULARY DIFERENCES

•SPELLING DIFERENCES

•PRONUNCIATION DIFERENCES

•GRAMMAR DIFFERENCES

•EXERCISE
           SPELLING DIFERENCES
•Latin-derived spellings
   •-our (British) and -or (American). Ex. colour - color
   •-re (British) and -er (American). Ex. centre - center
   •-ce (British) and -se (American). Ex. defence - defense
•Greek-derived spellings
   •-ise (British) and -ize (American). Ex. centralise -
   centralize
   •-yse (British) and -yze (American). Ex. analyse - analyze
   •-ogue (British) and -og (American). Ex. dialogue - dialog
   •Simplification of ae and oe in American English. Ex.
   gynaecology - gynecology
               INDEX
•WHAT IS IT?

•VOCABULARY DIFERENCES

•SPELLING DIFERENCES

•PRONUNCIATION DIFERENCES

•GRAMMAR DIFFERENCES

•EXERCISE
PRONUNCIATION DIFFERENCES
               INDEX
•WHAT IS IT?

•VOCABULARY DIFERENCES

•SPELLING DIFERENCES

•PRONUNCIATION DIFERENCES

•GRAMMAR DIFFERENCES

•EXERCISE
GRAMMAR DIFFERENCES
              PREPOSITIONS
 AMERICAN ENGLISH          BRITISH ENGLISH
   on the weekend           at the weekend

      on a team                in a team

 please write me soon   please write to me soon
               INDEX
•WHAT IS IT?

•VOCABULARY DIFERENCES

•SPELLING DIFERENCES

•PRONUNCIATION DIFERENCES

•GRAMMAR DIFFERENCES

•EXERCISE
                EXERCISE
http://www.englishmedialab.com/cloze/britisha
  merican/index.html
  MARIA MORENO CATALA
           &
CLAUDIA MIRALLES CASTELLO

				
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