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British Life and Culture

by Mandy Barrow

 
 
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British life and culture - England, Scotland and Wales
What are the differences between
British English and American English?
 

At School

"Stop mucking around and get on with your work,"
shouted the teacher to two students who were off task.

 British English

 American English

Friend / Mate
Friend
Rubber
Eraser
Maths
Math
Public School
Private School
State School
Public School
Holiday
Vacation
Packed lunch Sack lunch/bag lunch
School dinner
Hot Lunch
Staff Room
Teachers Lounge
Plimsolls
Gym Shoes
"Mucking Around" / Off Task
Off Task / Fooling Around /
"Goofing Off"
Play Time / Break Time
Recess
Open Day / Open Evening
Open House
Marking Scheme
Grading Scheme
Drawing pins
pushpins or thumbtacks
Headmaster/mistress
Headteacher
Principal
Caretaker/porter Janitor

 

 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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