UK vs. US English 1

George Bernard Shaw

The Irish writer, George Bernard Shaw liked to say:

“England and America are two countries separated by a common language.”


It’s true that English is the main language in both countries but sometimes we use different words for the same thing.

Watch the video to hear Louise telling Joy about some of the surprises she had during her holiday in the USA.

Louise and UK flag   to-go-box_vilt-be-question-mark   Joy and US flag

 

Download the transcript and a quick quiz.

UK and US flags

By Louise, Joy and Barney

 

If you are interested in learning English vocabulary with Stratford Teachers, send us a message.

 

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