UK Vs US Culture

By Jonathan Olliffe
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Jonathan is an English teacher, offering online conversation classes. He's also the creator of "Free Native Teacher," providing valuable language learning resources.
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  • 1. 

    'Fanny' means 'bottom' (culito)

    • A.

      US

    • B.

      UK

    Correct Answer
    A. US
    Explanation
    'Fanny' in the UK is not a word that should be used in public

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  • 2. 

    People don't floss their teeth as much

    • A.

      US

    • B.

      UK

    Correct Answer
    B. UK
    Explanation
    ...ACCORDING TO THIS INTERVIEW. IT'S THE FIRST TIME I'VE HEARD THIS!

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  • 3. 

    Christmas cards are usually a photo of the family with a list of what has been done throughout the year.

    • A.

      US

    • B.

      UK

    Correct Answer
    A. US
    Explanation
    The English lady says that a photo of the family is very British. Maybe in her circle - I think it is very American!
    Most Christmas Greetings are just cards in the UK....

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  • 4. 

    These people tend to be noisy and talkative.

    • A.

      US

    • B.

      UK

    Correct Answer
    A. US
    Explanation
    This is true.

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  • 5. 

    They don't like to let their feelings show

    • A.

      US

    • B.

      UK

    Correct Answer
    B. UK
    Explanation
    A stereotype - generally true, though!

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  • 6. 

    You are brought up to eat everything on your plate.

    • A.

      US

    • B.

      UK

    Correct Answer
    B. UK
    Explanation
    Like most comments here, changing, but generally true (at least in comparison)

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  • 7. 

    People usually take home their leftovers from the restaurant.

    • A.

      US

    • B.

      UK

    Correct Answer
    A. US
    Explanation
    If you want to do this (not in the UK!), ask for a 'doggy bag'.

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  • 8. 

    People are generally friendlier.

    • A.

      US

    • B.

      UK

    Correct Answer
    A. US
    Explanation
    This is not good advertising or the UK!
    We are friendly...it's just that we don't jump on people!

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Jonathan Olliffe |English teaching
Jonathan is an English teacher, offering online conversation classes. He's also the creator of "Free Native Teacher," providing valuable language learning resources.

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