American Vs. British English: Core Differences

British / American Flag - International Relationship

When you are asking for permission, would you say ‘May I go to restroom, teacher?’ or “May I go to loo, teacher?”. Did you notice quotation marks? (Double or single)

What if you are snared linguistically? At times, you can’t even figure out which spellings and vocabularies are you going to use.

Alright, is today August 28, 2016 or 28 August, 2016? Whatever, you are going to learn basics of American versus British and their core differences that you SHOULD know.


Along with this chart,  I would share other pictures as shared in Bored Panda which will be really beneficial.


Similarly, you can go through the following links to know more about the differences which are equally interesting.

  1. Service Scape
  2. English Club
  3. English Club
  4. VOA Learning English

Happy Learning.

Gaurab Gurung

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