Author:
Andrea Leone-Pizzighella
Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab, Lesson
Level:
Middle School, High School, Adult Education
Tags:
  • ESOL
  • ESOL Adult Learners
  • English Acquisition
    License:
    Creative Commons Attribution
    Language:
    English

    US vs. UK English

    US vs. UK English

    Overview

    A handy overview of some of the main spelling and vocabulary differences between US and UK English, focused on food vocabulary.

    Powerpoint (US/UK English)

    Should accompany pancake recipe worksheets below.

    - Powerpoint about differences between US and UK English

    - designed for high school students in EFL context

    - uses food vocabulary to make evident language differences

    - focuses on differences in spelling and in word meaning

    Information Gap Activity (US/UK English - pancake recipes)

    Information gap activity with two versions to accompany US and UK English PPT.