15 marzo, 2013

American & British English

After Dave's lessons, I guess you need to have a look at the differences between both.
This is a link with lists of vocabulary. You can check the British and American words.

5 comentarios:

Asun - Advanced 2 dijo...

Luisa, if you feel like that, please have a look to "Education Vocabulary". I don't understand the translation for "Escuela Publica". As you see it appears twice.

Thank you very much

Luisa dijo...

types of schools in England:
The main categories of school are:-

local authority maintained schools (State Schools)Free to all children between the ages of 5 - 16.
independent schools. (Private/Public Schools) Parents pay for their children's' education.
A public school is an independent secondary school. Public schools in England are not run by the

Luisa dijo...

Education in the United States is mainly provided by the public sector, with control and funding coming from three levels: local, state, and federal, in that order.
Compulsory education requirements can generally be satisfied by educating children in public schools, state-certified private schools, or an approved home school program.

Luisa dijo...

Public education is an expression with a different meaning in British and American English.

Asun dijo...

Thank you very much for your explanation