American words 2
Besedišče: med dvema besedama/besednima zvezama (britansko in ameriško) izberi ameriško. / Vocabulary: choose the American word/phrase.
In America, do you…
1 …attend second grade or second year of school?
2 …need a janitor or a caretaker when you can’t open your locker at school?
3 …wish a ladybird or a ladybug could bring you luck?
4 …ask about your umbrella at the lost and found or at lost property?
5 …post or mail a postcard?
6 …listen to everything your mum or your mom says?
7 …feel nauseated or sick after eating four hot-dogs?
8 …get a single train ticket or a one-way train ticket
9 …put on your trousers or your pants?
10 …park your car at a parking lot or a car park?
11 …put a period or a full stop at the end of the sentence?
12 …go to the principal or to the head teacher when you’re in trouble?
13 …pay for a private school or public school?
14 …ask a shop assistant or a sales clerk for help when you ‘re buying?
15 …write a letter saying you’ve been good this year to Father Christmas or Santa Claus?
16 …have to follow a schedule or a timetable?
17 …anxiously wait for the end of a semester or the end of a term?
18 …walk on the pavement or on the sidewalk?
19 …desperately need a new pair of trainers or sneakers?
20 …watch the UEFA Champions League soccer games or football matches?
21 …need a social security number or a national insurance number to be allowed to work?
22 …spend your money in a shop or a store?
23 …remember not to leave something on the cooker or the stove?
24 …travel by tram or by streetcar?
25 …commute by subway or by tube?
26 …put on a sweater or a jumper when you’re cold?
27 … fill in or fill out a lot of forms if you want to work or study there?
28 …line up or queue to buy movie tickets?
29 …to lay the table set the table for lunch, so that your mom doesn’t have to?
30 …see a lot of lorries or trucks on the highways?
31 …go on a well-deserved vacation or a holiday?
32 …have a barbecue in your back garden or your back yard?
33 …give your zip code or your post code with your address?