How can you tell the difference between British and American English?

What words are different in American and British?

Although the Spellzone course was written in the UK, it covers both British English and American English spellings.

Sixty American English Words and their British English Counterparts.

British English American English
21. motorway expressway, highway
22. chips French fries
23. dustbin garbage can
24. petrol gas, gasoline

Which English accent is best?

British accent has been rated as the most attractive English accent in the world, according to a new survey by the CEOWORLD magazine.

These Are The Most Attractive English Accents In The World:

Rank English Accent Score
1 British 68
2 Irish 57
3 Australian 53
4 American 51

Why do British English and American English have different vocabulary?

The American and British dictionaries are very different, because they were compiled by two very different authors with two very different perspectives on language: the UK’s dictionary was compiled by scholars from London (not Oxford, for some reason) who wanted to just collect all known English words, while the …

How do the British say watermelon?

Below is the UK transcription for ‘watermelon’:

  1. Modern IPA: wóːtəmɛlən.
  2. Traditional IPA: ˈwɔːtəmelən.
  3. 4 syllables: “WAW” + “tuh” + “mel” + “uhn”
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