The Differences Between
American and British English
As a student of English, you need to be aware of some of the differences between American English and British English. On this page you will find two lists. The first is a list of American vocabulary items and their British equivalents. The second is a list of words that are pronounced the same in both America and Britian but which are spelled differently. These lists are not exhaustive, but they do include many of the most commonly used words in English.