AMERICAN vs BRITISH VOCABULARY

Although American and British people both speak English, there are several differences with the vocabulary. I have taught several learners who are often confused by the differences,here are some useful words:


VOCABULARY


BRITISH AMERICAN

Flat Apartment

Lift Elevator

Trainers Sneakers

Pavement Sidewalk

Hoover Vacuum

Cinema Movies

Jumper Sweater

Sweets Candy

Underground Subway

Holiday Vacation

Postcode Zip code

Cab Taxi


Can you think of any other British English words that have a different meaning in American English?

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