inglês americano e britânico

SEDA Online dictionary: differences between American and British English – vol 1

Being one of the most widely spoken languages ​​in the world has its advantages – and disadvantages. Do you know those difficulties and similarities that we encounter when comparing Brazilian Portuguese with the Portuguese from Portugal? Well then, in the American and British English relationship the same happens.

But of course, this does not mean that you need to be a walking dictionary and know every word by heart. But some of them deserve attention, and to help you with this – and also because of curiosity – we’ve listed a few below.

READ MORE: 4 differences between British and American English

Differences between American and British English

USA: Airplane

British: Aeroplane


USA: Soccer

British: Football


USA: Tire

British: Tyre


USA: Corn

British: Maize


USA: Candy

British: Sweet

READ MORE: 5 British series to practice English

USA: To call

British: To ring


USA: Cents

British: Penny (singular) / Pence (plural)


USA: Zip Code

British: Post Code


USA: Santa Claus

British: Father Christmas

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