British and American English video- don't say these 12 words wrong

Don’t Say These 12 Words Wrong- British English and American English-VIDEO

Have you ever made a social faux pas or mistake by using the wrong word in English? I have ! Have a listen to the video and hear what happened . Sometimes the difference between words used in British English and American English does matter! Oh and don’t worry, I talk about Australian English as well.

You can also use the video to practise word stress and intonation for longer English words.

 

The difference between British English and American English

The difference between British English and American English- word list

American – counter clockwise           British – anti-clockwise

fall                                                                             autumn

attorney                                                                    barrister

cookie                                                                        biscuit

hood (car)                                                                bonnet (car)

trunk (car)                                                               boot ( car)

parking lot                                                               car park

fries                                                                          chips (hot)

stove                                                                         cooker

chips                                                                         crisps

pacifier ( for baby)                                                dummy

soccer                                                                      football

purse/pocket book                                                handbag

Best wishes, Esther

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