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Am English v Br English - Dialogue 2

Did you get the answer to yesterday’s dialogue? Here’s another one for you!

Is this speaker using American English or British English? Which words give you a clue?

Dialogue 2 - In a hotel

A) Do you know where the bathroom is?

B) Sure, it’s over there, next to the elevator.

C) Thanks, can you watch my purse while I’m gone?

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Answer: American English

1st clue: bathroom (British English - toilets)
2nd clue: elevator (British English - lift)
3rd clue: purse (British English - handbag)

By Jenny Bedwell on 2011 09 07

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Ichiro, Japan

Ichiro, Japan

Thank you for providing the helpful lessons last month. I’ve just
received the result of the latest IELTS:

19 May 2012, Overall: 8.0, L: 8.5, R: 8.5, W: 7.0, S: 7.5
(10 March 2012, Overall: 7.0, L: 8.0, R: 8.5, W: 6.0, S: 6.0)

As you see, the speaking score has rised dramatically thanks to your
great speaking lessons. These scores are perfect to apply to my target

Thanks again for your kind support.

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