Hello, I would like to ask if there is a huge difference in words between British and American thx
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Hi there Alenka. Generally speaking it is just the spelling of the words that differ. For example: American english: Color British english: Colour You'll see this trend with some other words that are normally shortened in American spelling. But the meaning doesn't normally change. I hope this helps
It’s a slight difference and not a big difference
Hi Alenka. not a significant difference, Mainly spelling thanks
There isn't a huge difference. However, there are some spelling differences such as: British- neighbour American- Neighbor There are also some words that are differently such as crisps vs chips, sidewalk vs pavement, and cookie vs biscuit. I hope this helps.
There are some differences in spelling and pronunciation. Also, some words are not the same, for example: lift vs elevator, chips vs crisps, tube vs underground, etc.
there is just a difference in spellings mostly but pronunciation is almost the same. some have different pronunciation but spellings are same
No there is not huge difference. They all have same meanings. Just that the spellings and pronunciation of some words are different.
Yes there is indeed a difference with pronunciations and spellings
There is also a difference in words and pronunciation for example, Americans say "Fries" British say "chips"
Base words are same in both the cultures but yes their spellings, pronunciation, syntax & on the top of all accent doesn't match. That's it; this all is the only difference one can find in British & American....
The main difference is that British English keep the spelling of words it has absorbed from other languages mainly french and german but American English spellings are based on how the word sounds when it is spoken