Many of us are aware of written differences between English and American spelling when it comes to the English language, such as the inclusion of the letter “u” in “colour” in the English spelling or or the use of an “S” rather than a “Z”. Alongside this, there are also various differences when it comes to speaking the language, such as a ‘jumper’ in the English dictionary which translates to a ‘sweater’ in American English.
To prepare you for your vacation and to avoid any confusion, here we have put together a useful list of common words that often get mistaken in their translation between English and American speakers. This is not a comprehensive list of every difference between the two, but aims to provide you with an idea about everyday terminology, what to listen out for and what words actually mean! BRACE YOURSELVES!