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Podcast-Sendung: #093 American vs British English - Vocabulary Differences
Hello, everybody! I am Georgiana your English teacher and founder of SpeakEnglishPodcast.com. My mission is to help you speak English fluently. Today you will learn some new words in English, and compare the differences between American and British English. This episode is part 1 of a series. Because over the next few weeks, we will continue to learn new vocabulary differences between British and American English. I'm going to make you guess each word, and then you're going to find out if you were using an American or a British word. Let's start with the first word: When we stop working for a few days, we take a break. Can you guess this word? Yes! The correct word is vacation. Vacation is an American word. In British English, we usually use the word holiday. British- Holiday American-Vacation 2) Try guessing the next word: Tell me what season comes after summer? That's right! After summer comes fall. So, what do you think? Is the world fall an American or British English? Time's up. The word fall is used in American English. In British English, we use the word autumn. British-Autumn American-Fall 3) This new word is simple. Just try to think about babies. What do they wear? Exactly! Babys wear diapers. The word diaper is an American word. But how do we say this in British? In the UK, people use the word nappy. British-Nappy American-Diaper 4) And what do you do after dr...