Comparison of American and British English!
Here is a useful list of comparisons between different
vocabulary words and Phrases that are used in British and American English separately. What is the Difference between British and American Grammar?
British English mostly follows an informal manner of speech i.e. ‘Shall’, while Americans English favor the informal manner of speech i.e. ‘Will’. What is the Difference between British and American Pronunciation?
There is a lot of difference in American and British pronunciation: The most basic
difference between the American (GA) and the British (GB) is the omission of alphabet ‘r’ in british standard, the rule is that you only pronounce alphabet ‘r’ if there is a vowel sound after it, so we don’t say it in PARK /pɑːk/, HORSE /hɔːs/ or FURTHER /ˈfɜːðə/. Comparison of American and British English Vocabulary
British English American English Eggy Bread (Fried) French Toast Crisps (Potato) Chips A Mark A grade, Point A Full Stop A Period Rasher A Slice of Bacon Aeroplane Airplane Pocket Money Allowance An Exclamation Mark An Exclamation Point Block of Flats Apartment Building, Apartment House Starter Appetizer Rocket Arugula
Solicitor Attorney at Law Pram Baby Carriage Dummy For Baby Pacifier Rucksack Backpack Plaster Band-Aid Dressing Gown Bath Rope Bath Bath Tub Swimming Costume Bathing Suit Dressing Gown Bathrobe Loo Bathroom, Restroom Beetroot Beet Pepper Bell Pepper Scone Biscuit Indicator Blinker (Turn signal) Rubber Boot Wellington Boots, Wellies Square Brackets Brackets Mid – Morning Meal Brunch Mate Buddy Tin Can Sweets Candy Mobile Phone Cell Phone Draughts Checkers Coriander Cilantro Module Class Clothes peg Clothespin Icing Sugar Confectioner’s Sugar Biscuit Cookie
Also Check: List of Irregular verbs
Maize Corn Candyfloss Cotton Candy Anti Clockwise Counter-Clockwise Semolina Cream of Wheat, Manna Zebra Crossing Cross Walk Lollipop Man/Lady Crossing Guard Fairy Cake Cup Cake Curly Brackets Curly Braces Bureau De Change Currency Exchange Pudding Dessert Diversion Detour Nappy Diaper Tea Towel/ Tea Cloth Dish Towel Dual Carriageway Divided Highway Driving Licence Driver’s License Chemist’s Shop Drugstore Chemist’s Drugstore/ Pharmacy Aubergine Eggplant Primary School Elementary School Rubber Eraser Dear Expensive (Academic) Staff Faculty Autumn Fall Autumn Term Fall Semester
Bum Bag Fanny Pack Pitch Field Fire Brigade Fire Department Fire Engine Fire Truck Food, Grub, Nosh Food Motorway Freeway, Highway Chips French Fries Flan Fruit Pie Professor Full Professor Car Boot Sale Garage Sale Rubbish Garbage (Trash) Dustbin Man Garbage Collector Dustman Garbage man Rubbish Garbage, Trash Petrol Gas, Gasoline Gear Lever Gear Shift Girl, Lass Girl Level Crossing Grade Crossing Muesli Granola Runner Beans Green Beans, String Beans Spring Onions Green Onions Toasted Cheese (Sandwich) Grilled Cheese Minced Meat Ground Meat Chap Guy Plimsolls Gym Shoes Gammon Ham Bonnet Hat College High School High School Bonnet Hood School Dinner Hot Lunch Crossroads Intersection, crossroads
Caretaker Janitor Squash Juice Concentrate Ladybird Ladybug Solicitor Lawyer, Attorney Number plate License Plate Broad Bean Lima Bean Queue Line Smoked Salmon Lox Post Mail Postman Mailman High Street Main Street Maths Math Black Treacle Molasses Mum, Mummy Mom, Mommy, Ma Motorbike Motorcycle Film Movie Cinema Movie Theater Silencer (car) Muffler Serviette Napkin Self- Catering No Meals Included Nil (Sport) Nothing, Zero Porridge Oatmeal Bungalow One Story House A single ticket One way ticket Open Day/ Evening Open House Dungarees Overalls
Also Check: List of Suffixes a to z
Flyover Overpass Dummy for Baby Pacifier Parcel Package Pyjamas Pajamas Trousers Pants Round Brackets Parentheses Car park Parking lot Road Surface Pavement Full Stop Period Pet Hate Pet Peeve Phone Box Phone Booth Gherkin Pickle Spot Pimple Drawing Pin- Thumbtack Jug Pitcher Cling Film Plastic Wrap Policeman Police Officer Ice lolly Popsicle Crisps Potato Chips Headmaster Principal Invigilate Proctor Railway Railroad Cooker Range, Stove Play, Break Time Recess Public Toilet Restroom Curriculum Vitae/ CV Resume
Hench Ripped Car Journey/ Drive Road trip Roadworks Roadwork Packed Lunch Sach, Bag Lunch Packed Lunch Sack Lunch Sandwich, Butty, Sarnie Sandwich Pilchards Sardines Sausage, Banger Sausage Timetable Schedule Sorbet Sherbet Bootlace, Shoelace Shoestring Trolley Shopping Cart Desiccated Coconut Shredded Coconut Pavement Side Walk Sideboards Sideburns Cutlery Silverware Kipper Smoked Herring Trainers Sneakers Football Soccer Fizzy Drink Soda Pop Sleeping Policeman, Speed Bump Speedbump Pitch Sports Field Spring Term Spring Semester Marrow Squash Estate car Station Wagon Sellotape Sticky Tape, Scotch Tape Powdered Sugar
Braces Suspenders Set of Points Switch Takeaway Takeout Staff Room Teacher’s Lounge Cashier Teller Exam Test Noughts and Crosses Tic Tac Toe Draw Tie Tyre Tire Platform Track Roundabout (road) Traffic Circle Traffic Jam, Tailback Traffic Jam Caravan Trailer Gearbox Transmission Bin/ Dust Bin Trash Can Lorry Truck Polo Neck Turtle Neck Telly TV (Television) Underwear, Knickers Underwear, Panties Kit Uniform Holiday Vacation Waistcoat Vest Tippex White Out Windscreen Windshield Spanner Wrench Jumble Sale Yard Sale Zed Zee Postcode Zipcode Zip Zipper Courgette Zucchini Info-Graphics (Uk and US Vocabulary)
American and British Vocabulary