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UK English versus American English

UK US SPELLING: Separated by VS a Common Language American and British spelling differences include simple changes that affect the meaning, pronunciation and use of words. Today, native and non-native English speakers are the largest group in the world, but the dialects they speak are shockingly different. VS UK SPELLINGS FAVOR “-RE“ ENDINGS WHILE AMERICAN PAST PARTICIPLES & SIMPLE BRITISH EXTRAS PAST VERBS ARE OFTEN SPELLED DIFFERENTLY. VARIATIONS USE "-ER". AN EXTRA "U" "OU“ COMBINATION FOUND IN THE MIDDLE OF WORDS "- UE" ENDINGS IN "ANALOGUE", "CATALOGUE", "DIALOGUE" THEAT?? -ed -t ending ending -RE smelled smelt Is it the theatre in the town centre ? Or the theater in spelled spelt dreamt dreamed leaned leant the town center ? glamour moustach catalogue "LL" BEFORE THE ENDING FRENCH TENDENCIES IN BRITISH SPELLING (since 1066) WHEN FOLLOWING THE UK Memori z e! SPELLING. EXTRA E'S ARE FREQUENTLY ADDED OR RETAINED -ISE cheque -IZE (-ll analyze organize prioritize analyse organise prioritise Mr. Traveller AGEING RETAIN THE LAST -E The most important point to remember is consistency. Many ESL speakers find they have a natural preference for one or the other. Follow Us on Twitter E Grammarnet All rights reserved © 2011

UK English versus American English

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Kaplan International Colleges has schools in 7 countries worldwide, and each of them has its own brand of English. In some cases words are spelled slightly differently. In some cases the meaning of wo...



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