United Kingdom English for the American Novice

Posted on Monday, December 15, 2008

United Kingdom English for the American Novice, written by Terry Gliedt, is an online dictionary which defines British English words and phrases using American English. Although it is no longer updated, the dictionary is still useful to students of English who wish to learn about the differences between these two varieties of the language.

Features:

  • 619 entries (8 pages) providing concise definitions of a total of 800 terms
  • All British English words entered in capital letters to help readers easily distinguish them from American words
  • Pronunciation (in American-style transcriptions) given for words that might cause difficulties to American speakers
Site URL: http://www.hps.com/~tpg/ukdict/

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