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British vs American Vocabulary

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British vocabulary / American vocabulary

  • Well chuffed / Psyched
  • Holiday / Vacation
  • Flat / Apartment
  • Luggage / Baggage
  • Telly / TV
  • Pub / Bar
  • Lift / Elevator
  • Autumn / Fall
  • Jumper / Sweater
  • Mate / Friend
  • Trousers / Pants


My recording

You can listen to my recording, playing it here.

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Ravee: Hey Jess, ready to plan our trip to New York?
Jess: More than ready! I am so psyched 馃嚭馃嚫 we are going on vacation 馃嚭馃嚫 together.
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Ravee: Me too. I鈥檓 well-chuffed 馃嚞馃嚙 about going on holiday 馃嚞馃嚙 with you mate 馃嚞馃嚙.
Jess: I wanted to let you know that my friend 馃嚭馃嚫 won鈥檛 be able to rent us his apartment 馃嚭馃嚫.
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Ravee: No problem! I was actually going to tell you that I prefer staying at a hotel. It鈥檚 easier than renting a flat 馃嚞馃嚙.
Jess: Oh, great! Well, I think we should stay somewhere close to Times Square. Let鈥檚 look for a hotel that has an elevator 馃嚭馃嚫 so we don鈥檛 have to carry the baggage 馃嚭馃嚫.
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Ravee: Noted. The hotel needs to have a lift 馃嚞馃嚙 鈥榗ause of the luggage 馃嚞馃嚙. Hey and what about having a telly 馃嚞馃嚙 in the room?
Jess: Well, I don鈥檛 think we鈥檒l have time to watch TV 馃嚭馃嚫. I already promised some friends we would meet them for a drink 馃嚭馃嚫 at a bar 馃嚭馃嚫 called Sunny鈥檚. Then, we said we were going to visit the MET in the morning and go watch a Broadway show.
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Ravee: Hey, you know me. I鈥檓 always down for a pint 馃嚞馃嚙 at the pub 馃嚞馃嚙!
Jess: By the way, don鈥檛 forget to pack a sweater 馃嚭馃嚫. The fall 馃嚭馃嚫 season is chilly.
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Ravee: I heard autumn 馃嚞馃嚙 is a beautiful time to visit New York! But sure mate, I鈥檒l pack a jumper 馃嚞馃嚙 if you promise to wear trousers 馃嚞馃嚙 instead of shorts!
Jess: Ok, fine. I鈥檒l wear pants 馃嚭馃嚫 then鈥

  • Well chuffed / Psyched
  • Holiday / Vacation
  • Flat / Apartment
  • Luggage / Baggage
  • Telly / TV
  • Pub / Bar
  • Lift / Elevator
  • Autumn / Fall
  • Jumper / Sweater
  • Mate / Friend
  • Trousers / Pants

trousers instead of pants

jumper-sweater

My favorite word from british accent was- telly

My answers: chuffed - psyched Tele - Tv Lift - Elevator Luggage - Baggage Jumper - Sweater Pub - Bar Pint - Drink Flat - Apartment Fall - Autumn Trousers - Pants

UK / USA (IPA)

  • Well chuffed 失蕦ft/ Psyched sa瑟kt
  • Holiday 藞h蓲l蓹de瑟/ Vacation ve瑟藞ke瑟蕛蓹n
  • Flat fl忙t / Apartment
  • Luggage 藞l蕦伞瑟胜/ Baggage 藞b忙伞蓹胜
  • Telly 藞t蓻li / TV
  • Pub p蕦b / Bar
  • Lift l瑟ft/ Elevator 藞蓻l蓹藢ve瑟t蓹r
  • Autumn 蓴藧t蓹m/ Fall f蓴l
  • Jumper 藞胜蕦mp蓹/ Sweater 藞sw蓻t蓹r
  • Mate / Friend
  • Trousers 藞tra蕣z蓹z/ Pants p忙nts

UK vs USA

Nice conversation! A lot of differences between British and American accent.

MET:
Metropolitan聽Museum聽of Art, is the largest art museum in the Americas and the most-visited museum in the Western Hemisphere.

Chuffed:
happy, pleased, glad, delighted, satisfied.
psyched:

excited, thrilled, pumped, enthusiastic, stoked.
telly:
TV

Broadway theatre(british) theater聽(us), or a Broadway show, refers to a performance (usually a play or musical)
a jumper: sweater
trouser: pants.

a pint at the pub:
The pub is basically a bar. It鈥檚 the place where you buy drinks and people get drunk. A cup is the normal size of things. A pint is two times a cup. This means to get a large drink at the bar and make yourself drunk.

Thank you

Latin accent is the best 馃槃

British:

  • Well huffed
  • Holiday
  • Pub
  • Lift
  • Luggage
  • Autumn
    -Telly
  • Jumper
  • Trousers

American:

  • psyched
  • Vacation
  • Friend
  • Baggage
  • Fall
  • TV
  • Bar
  • Sweater
  • Pants

Very good roleplay!馃憤