Regular – 10 Differences Between British & American English

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Warm Up

  1. Which do you prefer to travel, America or England?
  2. Can you say what you’ve learnt from the last lesson about the differences between American and British English?


Before the video: Teachers will read the following questions aloud, please prepare for listening!
After the video: Did you get it? If not, please tell your teacher specifically which part you didn’t understand. Let’s review the video again 🙂
  1. How do you call these pictures below in both British and American English?
Key Words & Phrases
Do you understand the following Key Words & Phrases? Your teacher will select Key Words & Phrases and ask you about their meanings.
If you don’t understand, your teacher can explain them. Afterwards, try to use the Key Words & Phrases to make a sentence!
  1. it’s rubbish in America, this is referred to as trash or garbage
  2. shrimp this is actually the American English term whereas, in Britain, we say prawns 
  3. Motorway is the equivalent of an American highway or expressway
  1. Do you like cheese? If yes, what kind of cheese do you like?
  2. Do you like sampling new foods or drinks that have come on the market (supermarket and department stores)?
  3. Do you have plans for Golden Week?
00:00 welcome back everyone today I’m going to
00:03 show you ten differences between British
00:05 and American English our first word
00:24 it’s rubbish in America this is referred
00:28 to as trash or garbage if you don’t want
00:35 to take the stairs then why not take the
00:37 lift or if you’re in the US this is
00:44 around the world will use either of
00:46 these terms one of the most popular
00:51 types of seafood and one of my personal
00:53 favorites is shrimp this is actually the
00:57 American English term whereas in Britain
01:00 we say prawns for many babies they
01:06 simply can’t get to sleep without it
01:08 it’s what we Brits call a dummy however
01:12 in the USA this is known as a pacifier
01:21 known as a caravan in the UK and a
01:25 trailer in the u.s. it’s an everyday
01:33 British and American English have
01:42 of the most popular sports in the UK is
01:54 known as an aubergine in the UK and
01:56 eggplant in the US in both Britain and
02:09 is the equivalent of an
02:17 final word today is a type of footwear
02:20 we’re all familiar with trainers or
02:23 sneakers are used for sport or just warm
02:27 casually well that’s it from me today if
02:31 you enjoyed this video then hit the like
02:36 I’ll be back soon with more videos
02:38 helping you study English language and
02:41 culture take care and see you soon