First Module

Our first module is English…British English.

Here are few examples:

American English British English

  1. Appetizer – Entrée
  2. Bar – Pub
  3. BleachersTerraces
  4. BuddyMate
  5. ClosetCupboard
  6. CornMaize
  7. Detour – Diversion
  8. Eggplant – Aubergine
  9. Elevator – Lift
  10. FaucetTap
  11. EnterpriseCompany
  12. Pavement Road surface
  13. Pants -Trousers
  14. Shorts -Pants
  15. Skillet Frying Pan
  16. Wrench Spanner



We were given hand outs to read for tonight and tomorrow will be a long quiz.


Study! Study! Study!


3 Responses so far »

  1. 1

    G said,

    There are lots of English words different from the ones we knew when we were in school. When I went to London, it was a big surprise for me. Goodluck on the test!

  2. 2

    bing said,

    Super different gyud…then the worst is, sariling sikap…you will be given hand outs then instructions to do this and that…then, the next day, exam na.

  3. 3

    homestyleliving2 said,

    Goodluck on the tests (and future exams!) 🙂 … I didn’t know that terraces for british people means bleachers for americans (and us FIlipinos). Ang terrace sa ato-a kay balcony sa second floor di ba? hehehe, bleacers diay ra… And I like the term for eggplant- aubergine. Sounds so classy when in fact it’s just the good old talong (I like fried eggplants with eggs in the morning).

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