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More American and British Words with the Same Meanings

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More American and British Words with the Same Meanings

Many common objects and ideas have different names in American and British English. In a previous lesson, we compared some of these words. In this lesson, we’re going to look at an additional fifty-six pairs, including words that have the same pronunciation but different spellings.   The left column in the chart below contains Standard…

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More Common English Homophones

This week, we’re going to explain the differences between an additional half dozen sets of English homophones. Recall from our last lesson that homophones are words with identical pronunciations but different spellings and different meanings. The distinction between or among homophones is essentially irrelevant in spoken language but vital in written language.   Ant and…

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Common English Homophones

In this lesson, we’re going to clarity the differences between several homophones found in the English language. Homophones are words with identical pronunciations but different spellings and different meanings. These words represent a challenge for non-native speakers of any language because the distinction between or among them is essentially irrelevant in spoken language. It is…

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American and British Words That Mean the Same Thing

Many common objects and ideas have different names in American and British English. Today we’re going to compare some of these words. The left column in the chart below contains twenty Standard American English words, the ones you learn in our English classes in Atlanta. The right column contains their Standard British English equivalents. American…

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