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Speak English Podcast with teacher Georgiana ESL

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Hello, I am Georgiana, founder of SpeakEnglishPodcast.com. My mission is to help you speak English fluently.I help people develop their fluency in English using effective and proven techniques, such as the mini-story and point of view techniques. I am also the creator of several programs used by tho… read more

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#094 American vs. British Vocabulary Differences #2

Hello, everybody! I am Georgiana your English teacher and founder of SpeakEnglishPodcast.com. My mission is to help you to speak English fluently.

We all know that American and British English sound different most of the time. But did you know there is also a difference in vocabulary? 

That’s right.  There are spelling, vocabulary, and even specific grammar differences between the two.

Last week we started with a series of vocabulary differences between American and British English. Today we will continue this series, if you didn't listen to last week's episode, you might want to do so right now. Just go speakenglishpodcast.com and select episode #093.

And with a point of view story, you’re gonna compare the different grammar points. It’s the perfect way to learn grammar and new vocabulary without memorizing.

I’m going to tell you a word in American English, and I’ll ask you to guess what would be the equivalent word in British English.

1)Truck

In American English with use the word truck when we refer to a large, heavy road vehicle used for carrying goods, materials, or troops.

Can you guess the equivalent in British?

Yes! In the United Kingdom, people use the word lorry.

American-truck

British- lorry

 

 

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