British vs American English

British vs American English: striking spelling differences and exceptions

As expected, British and American English have different styles of spelling words that have the same meaning, but a letter or more could make the difference. These are the differences we should not forget: *Generally, -tre is British while –ter is American. Examples: British American theatre theater centre center sceptre scepter fibre fiber litre liter…

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British vs American English

British vs American English: vocabulary, tense and preference

Have you ever heard this old saying that Britain and America are ‘two nations divided by a common language’? They are, really. The main challenge for non-native speakers is the struggle to ‘balance’ both, while examiners advise students to stick to either in exams. Quite complicated you’d say. Let’s look at the basic differences in…

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