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UK vs US English
These words are used in US English. Do you know their British English equivalents?
And now, the other way round! These are British words- What would an American say?
18. Wash your hands
Other differences between American and British English:
UK: Traveller, Signalling, Cancelled…
US: Traveler, Signaling, Canceled…
UK: Centre, Theatre, Metre…
US: Center, Theater, Meter….
UK: Colour, Favourite, Neighbour….
US: Color, Favorite, Neighbor…..
UK: Organisation, Realise, Recognised….
US: Organization, Realize, Recognized….
For Academic use you can use both British or American English, but it is considered incorrect to combine them.
“I’m traveling to my favourite city” or “I’m travelling to my favorite city” is a mistake.
I am English. In this website you will mostly read British English.