The Differences Between American and British English
Despite how much the USA and UK have in common, there are a lot of differences between their two versions of the English language. In some cases the same word can have very different meaning. It’s easy to get confused. The main difference between American and British English is the pronunciation. The other are the vocabulary, spelling, and grammar. Fortunately, the US State Departmentwants to clear things up. They has created a series of useful illustrations for people who may not always understand exactly what someone from the other side of the pond is saying.
Even if you’re a native speaker of British or American English, there’s a good chance you’ll learn something new here. Check out the differences between American and British English. Let us know in the comment section below what was your the most surprising discovery.