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British and American English have some key differences in pronunciation, spelling and vocabulary (and, to a lesser extent, grammar). You shouldn't lose any sleep over these differences, but there are enough to be worth studying.

 

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British and American Spelling

General rules and individual words.

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Concentration Game

Click the cards to reveal a word. Then find matching pairs of American and British words with the same meaning.

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20-Question Matching Game

Level: Intermediate to Upper Inter. Go

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Short Quiz

Try it! It's only five questions.

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Another Quiz

British, Canadian and American Vocabulary

General rules and individual words.

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Video Lesson: Canadian English

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Drag and Drop Game

Put the words in their correct places according to the meaning and whether they are British or American. Right-click to check your answers, see the answer or start again.

Level: Upper Inter. Go>

 

 

Advanced

A-Z of Differences

A very long list!

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British-American English Dictionary

Vocabulary by topic.

Level: Advanced. Go>

166-Question Quiz

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US 2 UK

Funny misunderstandings.

Level: Advanced. Go>

 

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