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British Life and Culture

by Mandy Barrow

 
 
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British life and culture - England, Scotland and Wales
Differences between
British English and American English
 

Clothes

In the UK, we would be embarrassed if people saw our pants. why?

 British English

 American English

Trousers
Pants
Pants / Underwear / Knickers
Underwear / panties
briefs/underpants shorts/jockey shorts
Jumper / Pullover / Sweater /
Jersey
Sweater
Pinafore Dress
Jumper
Vest
Undershirt
Waistcoat
Vest
Wellington Boots / Wellies
Galoshes
Mac (slang for Macintosh)
Rain Coat
Plimsolls
Gym Shoes
Trainers
Sneakers
Braces
Suspenders
Suspenders
Holds up stockings
Dressing Gown
Robe
Nappy
Diaper
Pinny / Apron
Apron
Polo Neck
Turtle Neck
Dressing Gown
Bath Robe
Swimming costume / Cozzy
Bathing Suit
Dungarees Overalls
dressing-gown bathrobe
bootlace/shoelace shoestring
bowler/hard hat derby

 

 British and American Vocabulary

Clothes Parts of a Car
At School In and around the House
On the Road People
Buildings / Shops Sport
Let's Eat! A- Z British to American
British and American Spellings  
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Mandy is the creator of the Woodlands Resources section of the Woodlands Junior website. 
The two websites projectbritain.com and primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk are the new homes for the Woodlands Resources.

Mandy left Woodlands in 2003 to work in Kent schools as an ICT Consulatant. 
She now teaches computers at The Granville School and St. John's Primary School in Sevenoaks Kent.

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